October 2010 Highlights

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RBAP-MABS conducts Savings Mobilization Workshop

Cebu City. Savings mobilization is the important half of financial intermediation and a key service that rural banks provide local communities.  Given this importance, the USAID-supported RBAP-MABS program has always emphasized this function and urged MABS participating banks to design savings products that better meet clients needs. On October 26-28, twelve (12) participants from Cantilan [...]

USAID visits First Valley Bank in Zamboanga City

A team from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)/Philippines conducted an exposure visit to First Valley Bank’s Zamboanga City branch on October 27. In the team were Ms. Gloria Steele, USAID/Philippines Mission Director; Ms. Ruth Levine, Deputy Assistant Administrator and Director of Evaluation of the USAID Bureau of Programs, Planning, and Learning; Mr. [...]

What you need to know about Small Claims Courts

With the introduction of the Small Claims Courts (SCC), going to court for collection of small sums of money has been made simple. A joint project of United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI), and the Supreme Court of the Philippines, the SCC has now [...]