Senator Sonny Angara, author of the Financial Literacy Education bill, which aims to train youth on entrepreneurial and financial skills by integrating said subjects in the secondary education, attended the symposium as its keynote speaker. He stressed that everyone should partake in making financial inclusiveness possible by making the financial system more “maka-masa.”
Day: November 24, 2015
Day 2 session speakers AGFP Program executive director Edna Atienza, DTI-RUMEPP program manager Jerry Clavesillas, MSME Finance Specialist Group acting deputy director Rino Zerna, BSP Director Lorna Aquino and BSP acting manager Alexis Lagura
Alongside forging of new partnership with rural bankers thru new online app Lendr, Smart Communications—Voyager Innovations Inc., chairman Manny V. Pangilinan also delve on the concern for stronger internet connectivity in the country and has pledged to help rural banks improve their current internet service.
Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation president Cristina Orbeta encouraged rural banks to further look into the benefits of Consolidation Program for Rural Banks (CPRB) as it is set to improve financial strength and enhance long-term viability of mergers.
Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Deputy Governor Nestor Espenilla Jr.,is present on the first day of RBAP Symposium as keynote speaker. Once again, he encouraged rural bankers to use their advantage of knowing the grassroots to serve the rural areas.
Camarines Sur representative and Vice-presidential candidate Leni Robredo graces RBAP’s 58th symposium as its special guest on the second day, November 10, 2015.
PROVINCIAL borrowers can now use a mobile-based app to apply for and track loans across banks as the country moves towards better financial inclusion. The Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines (RBAP) forged a deal with Voyager Innovations, a unit of the telecommunications provider Philippine Long Distance Co. (PLDT), for the online application Lendr which …
by David Cagahastian – November 16, 2015 Finance Secretary Cesar V. Purisima said that to lower the costs of reaching out to micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs), banks and other financial institutions should tap technological advances, like the increasing sophistication of mobile phones. At the launching of the Financial Infrastructure Development Network (FIDN) under …
by Chino Leyco November 15, 2015 Voyager Innovations, the digital innovations arm of PLDT and Smart, introduced Lendr, the country’s first online marketplace platform for consumer loans, to members of the Rural Bankers Association of the Philippines (RBAP) during the group’s 58th Charter Anniversary Symposium held at the Mariott Hotel, Pasay City. Lendr is a …