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Coops learn about proper client selection

Choosing the right clients is one of the major factors in a successful microfinance business. Proper client selection will make microfinance institutions avoid several delinquency problems and will surely save a lot of their time and efforts in the future. For the second day of the credit competency training with seven credit cooperatives from Northern […]

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Coops trained on risk management & financial management

An important part of addressing delinquency for cooperatives is risk management — a systemic approach that includes identification and prioritization of risks, and implementation of strategies to mitigate the risks. This approach entails both the prevention of potential problems and early detection of actual problems of cooperatives. Risk management is the focus of the third […]

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Sir Vince Rapisura trains coops on shields to delinquency, remedial management

For cooperatives who face a lot of risks, financial shields to delinquency must always be in place. Remedial management must also be employed to prevent the occurrence of, and bring about prompt and satisfactory conclusions to problem accounts. The final sessions of the credit competency training with seven credit cooperatives from Northern Luzon were handled […]

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SEDPI management staff undergo knowledge and skills upgrade

In order to deliver its programs to eradicate poverty, SEDPI continues to invest in its people that emabke them to deliver excellence-driven and innovative products and services. Foray in socialized housing One of the major programs of SEDPI is socialized housing that aims to provide affordable and disaster-resilient houses to low income groups. It’s President, […]

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Innovations and Trends in Inclusive Finance

The training aims to provide capacity building training to development workers and microfinance institutions such as cooperatives, NGOs, rural banks and people’s organizations in improving the delivery of pro-poor financial services towards financial inclusion of marginalized sectors. The specific objectives are: Equip MFIs with necessary knowledge and skills to enhance the provision of microfinance services […]

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Maria Cecilia Concepcion

Cecilia Concepcion earned a degree in Management and minors in Literature (in English) and Enterprise Development from Ateneo de Manila. In her years in the University, she participated in various organizations such as AIESEC and Ateneo Special Education Society (SPEED). In AIESEC Ateneo, she had the opportunity of creating and eventually leading Project Asenso, a […]

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Union Bank Approves 30M Credit Facility for SEDPI

   Union Bank approved a PhP30M credit facility for SEDPI Development Finance, Inc. SEDPI intends to use the funds to extend loans to microfinance institutions and social enterprises. On January 27, 2016, Union Bank top executives welcomed the SEDPI team in a meeting held at the Union Bank headquarters in Ortigas Center, Pasig City. “What […]

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Job Opening for Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management Specialists

SEDPI is a leading provider of training, research and consulting services for development projects in the Philippines. It is composed of young and dynamic social entrepreneurs committed to make positive impact in society. Established in 2004, SEDPI worked in 26 countries worldwide reaching approximately 3,000 development organizations. SEDPI is currently expanding its portfolio to include […]

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Opening for Project-based IT Officer

SEDPI is a private organization composed of young and dynamic social entrepreneurs, with a niche in providing services for the microfinance industry and microenterprises. Its services include training, technical and mentoring assistance, market research, strategic planning, project appraisal, and impact assessment. Established in 2004, SEDPI worked in 23 countries worldwide reaching approximately 3,000 development organizations. […]

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Miguel Roberto Parungo

Miguel Roberto Parungo, or Rob, earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications Technology Management from the Ateneo de Manila University. His academic experiences immersed him in different fields of studies, such as communications, multi-media, and information technology. These different fields of studies taught him how they have changed and will change the relationship of people and […]

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