BPI microfinance arm ramps up digitalization to reach more Pinoys

source: Newsbytes.PHOctober 4, 2022 | 6:02am The Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) is accelerating the digitalization of BanKo, its microfinance arm, in an attempt to offer digital banking to more Filipinos while expanding its “lite” branches across the country. “Digital banking has become a necessity now. This is the reason BanKo continues to innovate… Continue Reading

PTTC to launch training program for pandemic hit entrepreneurs

source: Catherine Talavera – The Philippine StarAugust 30, 2022 | 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The training arm of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), in partnership with the BPI Foundation and BanKo, is set to launch a program aimed at helping pandemic-hit entrepreneurs recuperate. In a statement, the Philippine Trade Training Center-Global MSME Academy… Continue Reading

Savings Consciousness Week

Pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 380 series of 1994, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) enjoins all banks to promote Savings Consciousness Week 2022, which will run from June 30 to July 6, 2022. This year’s theme is Moneygurado! Mag-impok sa bangko para asenso ay sigurado. Continue Reading

Summer Saya sa PondoKo

Summer Saya sa PondoKo is an instant gratification program where clients will get rewarded when they register and transact in BanKo Mobile.  Program guidelines are as follows: 1. Program is open to new and existing SEME clients.2. Client must enroll in BanKo Mobile and make his first transaction within the program period.3. Qualified clients will… Continue Reading

Updated Transaction Fees via accredited BanKo Cash Agent and BanKo Mobile

Please be advised of the new transaction fees Effective June 1, 2022. Via BanKo Mobile To any BPI Account – Php 25 Effective August 1, 2022.Via BanKo Cash Agents Deposit with BanKo Mobile Within Php5,000 per month – FREE In excess of Php5,000- Php1 per Php100 Deposit without BanKo Mobile To any BanKo Account – Php1 per Php100… Continue Reading

Updated PondoKo Savings Interest Rate

Effective October 1, 2021, please be advised that adjustments on interest rate of PondoKo Savings will be implemented. You may click the link here for the details: https://www.banko.com.ph/savings/pondoko-savings-account/ Continue Reading

BPI Direct BanKo taps IFC to strengthen and further digitalize microfinance operations

  BPI Direct BanKo President Jerome Minglana signed a Memorandum of Agreement with the International Finance Corporation, represented by Qamar Saleem, IFC’s Manager for Advisory Services, Asia and Pacific, to identify additional opportunities to help self-employed micro-entrepreneurs and to implement new products and services in order to bolster the recovery from the pandemic, which has… Continue Reading

BPI Direct BanKo Partners with Rare Philippines to Empower Fisher Community

BPI Direct BanKo, Inc., the microfinance arm of Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI), recently forged a partnership with Rare Philippines to provide banking services and financial access to all member fishers and their beneficiaries. Rare Philippines is a non-profit organization that empowers near-shore fishing communities to sustainably manage their fisheries while increasing food security,… Continue Reading

BPI BanKo Shares Tips to Help Micro-entrepreneurs Survive During COVID-19

Amid the confusion and many challenges caused by COVID-19, BPI Direct BanKo, the microfinance arm of the Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI), continues to give guidance to its micro-entrepreneur clients in  facing the new normal. “Our clients need our support and guidance especially during these trying times. We understand their situation, and as their… Continue Reading

BPI BanKo Mobile App is Now Available for Micro-entrepreneurs

BPI Direct BanKo, the microfinance arm the Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI), is offering its mobile banking app for its microfinance clients. Urging customers to go digital in this time of COVID-19, BanKo Head of Microfinance Loans Rodolfo “Rod” Mabiasen Jr. said, “We are innovating in the midst of the pandemic for the sake… Continue Reading