RBAP-MABS reviews Valiant Bank’s microfinance products and operations

A review team from the USAID-supported RBAP-MABS program evaluated Valiant Bank’s microfinance products and operations on June 27-29. Valiant Bank offers individual liability loan product for micro business owners (Leads Me) and micro-agricultural loan product (Bugana) for farmers.

June 2011 Highlights

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Updates on the BAP-Credit Bureau

Mr. Leonilo ‘Topper’ Coronel, Managing Director of the Bankers Association of the Philippines Credit Bureau (BAP-CB), presented the private credit bureau’s latest changes and activities to participants of the 2011 RBAP-MABS National Roundtable last May 23-24 in Manila. He shared the latest developments in the effort of BAP-CB and a consortium of microfinance institutions’ (MFIs) [...]

A Fresh Perspective on Mobilizing Micro–Deposits

Micro-deposit generation is a key strategy in building more stable banks to support their credit operations and service the savings needs of the public, particularly the lower income groups. Banks unable to execute an effective micro-deposit strategy are risking being left behind in the marketplace, especially if they do not consider the perspective that broadening [...]