The Pioneering Work of “Beyond Codes”

By: ACCION International It is easier to endorse the Client Protection Principles than to implement them. In the summer of 2008, the Center for Financial Inclusion embarked on a two-year research project to assess how financial institutions put client protection into action. This pioneering work has provided a knowledge base enabling the microfinance sector to [...]

GCASH and RBAP’s mobile phone banking initiative – finalist for this year’s MMT Awards

Mobile Money Transfer (MMT) Awards, the world’s first mobile money awards, recently announced the finalists for this year’s awarding ceremonies. Among them were Globe’s GCASH and its partnership with the Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines (RBAP) in providing mobile phone banking services to thousands of low income households in the Philippines. Four finalists for [...]

RBAP marks its 53rd Charter Anniversary

The Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines (RBAP) held a two-day symposium on October 14 and 15 to mark its 53rd charter anniversary. Various speakers from both public and private sectors commended the rural banking industry for overcoming major challenges in recent years and for exhibiting better growth than other banking sectors in the country. [...]

RBAP launches ATM FaceCard

Rural banks further empower their mobile phone banking clients with a new and exciting ATM Card attached to the GCash wallet, the Rural Bank FaceCard ATM Card. Made possible with the joint support of RBAP, its USAID-supported MABS program, and Globe’s G-Xchange Inc. (GXI), the customizable Rural Bank FaceCard ATM Card allows mobile phone banking [...]