Microfinance Practitioners Summit 2017

Posted on September 13, 2017

Event Start Date:
September 7, 2017
Event End Date:
September 8, 2017
Event Venue:
The Pinnacle Hotel & Suites, Sta. Ana Ave., Davao City

The Mindanao Microfinance Council (MMC), Inc. has organized the Microfinance Practitioners Summit 2017 last September 7-8, 2017 at the Pinnacle Hotel & Suites, Sta. Ana Ave., Davao City with the theme: “Levelling the Field of Microfinance in Mindanao”, to gather microfinance practitioners and stakeholders to discuss and resolve current problems, issues and concerns, particularly with the Philippine Government’s policies and initiatives in relation to the operation of microfinance institutions.

Topics discussed on this summit were the following:
 The Mindanao Development Plan for New Investments and Infrastructures
by: ASec. Romeo M. Montenegro | Deputy Executive Director, Mindanao Development Authority
 Assessment on the Implementation of P3 Program in Mindanao
by: Mr. Melvin E. Abanto | Senior VP and Sector Head, Small Business Corporation
 Commercial Banks’ Evolving Interest in Microfinance
by: Mr. Raymundo C. Roxas | President, Rizal Microbank
 Resolving Issues & Concerns in Complying with CIC’s Policy & Requirements
by: Mr. Jaime P. Garchitorena | President & CEO, Credit Information Corporation
 Approved Standards for Accreditation by Microfinance NGO Regulatory Council
by: Asst. Dir. Leonora S. Tandoc | Corporate Governance and Finance Dept., Securities & Exchange Com
 K to 12 Plus Finance Dualized Education
by: Project Stakeholders Representatives
 ASA Philippines Microfinance on WaterCredit
by: Mr. Warson I. Buen | Senior Operations Director, ASA Philippines Foundation, Inc.
 Mitigating the Impact of Peace & Order Crisis in Mindanao to Microfinance
by: Mr. Alvin M. Villamena | Senior Operations Director, CARD, Inc.
 The Agrarian and Agricultural Loan Restructuring and Condonation Act
by: Mr. Ed Cabaleda | Networking Unit Manager, MASS-SPECC