30 KMBI Key Officers join the 2019 Microfinance Council of the Philippines Conference 2019 last July 24-26, 2019 at the Manila Prince Hotel, Ermita Manila. This year’s event coincided with MCPI’s 20th Anniversary, with the theme “Transforming Microfinance through Digitalization.”
The conference discuss how digital technology is transforming financial systems and how microfinance institutions can be pro-active in embracing technology to provide more opportunities for micro entrepreneurs.
An orientation seminar about the Truth in Lending Act, Data Privacy Act and Credit Information System Act was also held during the three-day conference. One of the highlights of the event was the 1st Microfinance Client Summit which gathered clients of various MFIs as a knowledge-sharing platform. This also aims to familiarize participants with their rights as microfinance clients, teach them on how to market products and services use social media and know the government services they can avail.