Banks Now Serve 1 Million Active Micro-Borrowers

Opening the 2012 National Roundtable Conference of the Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines – Microenterprise Access to Banking Services Program (RBAP-MABS) on June 7, 2012, Ms. Chuchi Fonacier, Managing Director of Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), cited a set of impressive statistics on how banks in the Philippines have now expanded access to microfinance [...]

USAID Supports RBAP Microinsurance Seminars

Mr. Michael J. McCord, President of the MicroInsurance Centre and one of the world’s leading international experts on microinsurance, facilitated two separate seminars on microinsurance for the Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines (RBAP) member rural banks and local insurance partners. The seminar for rural banks focused on enhancing microinsurance sales and servicing. Nineteen (19) [...]

Visayas and Mindanao Rural Banks attend Mobile Phone Banking Accreditation Training Course

Fourteen representatives from eight rural banks based in the Visayas and Mindanao attended the Mobile Phone Banking Accreditation training and refresher course at the Diamond Suites in Cebu City last September 9.  The training was organized by the United States Agency for International Development-supported Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines-Microenterprise Access to Banking Services (RBAP-MABS) [...]

RBAP-MABS Holds Regional Mobile Phone Banking Accreditation Course for Luzon Banks

The Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines–Microenterprise Access to Banking Services Program (RBAP-MABS) in cooperation with Globe’s G-Xchange Inc. (GXI) conducted a regional GCASH accreditation training and refresher course on August 25, 2011 at the RBAP Conference Room in Intramuros, Manila. Thirty-three (33) participants from eighteen (18) rural banks from Luzon completed the course.