Microfinance Practitioners Summit 2023

Posted on April 23, 2024

Event Start Date:
November 20, 2023
Event End Date:
November 21, 2023
Event Venue:
Cebu Parklane Hotel

The Mindanao Microfinance Council organized the Microfinance Practitioners’ Summit 2023 with the theme: “Empowering Tomorrow: Innovations in Inclusive Finance” last November 20-21, 2023 at Cebu Parklane Hotel, Cebu City.

The following topics were discussed during the said event:

> Philippines’ First Gender Bond of ASA Philippines
by Mr. Ferdinand U. Jikiri, Comptroller of ASA Philippines Foundation

> CEVI’s Best Practices in Microfinance Operation towards Sustainable Growth
by Mr. Ramil R. Tan, Executive Director of Community Economic Ventures, Inc. (CEVI)

> Paglambo Project of Center for Agriculture and Rural Development (CARD)
by Mr. Larry Jun Barcoma, Assistant Executive Director of CARD, Inc.

> Financial Inclusion Initiatives of Cordillera Community Microfinance, Inc.
by Mr. Eugene P. Balway, Executive Director of Cordillera Community Microfinance, Inc.

> Best Practices of RAFI Microfinance’s WASH Loan through Individual Lending
by Mr. Jonar B. Dorado, Chief Operating Officer of RAFI Microfinance, Inc.

> Best Practices of NWTF’s WASH Loan Program through Group Lending
by Mr. Raymond Patrick S. Serios, Director for Strategic Projects of Negros Women for Tomorrow Foundation, Inc.

> Establishing Partnership with CARD SME Bank, Inc. for MFIs’ WASH Loan Program
by Ms. Rose Ann Constantino Azuela, Regional Director of CARD SME Bank, Inc.