Archive | January, 2018

CARD MRI marks 5-million client milestone

The CARD Mutually Reinforcing Institutions (CARD MRI) has reached a milestone of serving more than 5.1 million Filipinos nationwide, who have savings and credit accounts with the organization. The milestone is part of CARD MRI’s 5-8-40 strategic direction where the organization aims to reach eight million clients and insure 40 million individuals nationwide in five […]

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Distance and Efforts

To provide better lives for their families, millions of Filipinos brave the long distance to find greener pastures so they could send more money to their families back home. Such is the story of the Bautista family from Dulag, Leyte. It was in 1990 when Nathaniel, then 38 years old, left his wife Andrea to […]

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Pay forward: spending Christmas party with the elders

The CARD Bank Davao Branch opted to spend their Christmas party together with the 72 elderly Nanays and Tatays of the Missionaries of Charity of St. Therese of Calcutta in Davao City in December 2017. “We all agreed to raise funds among us to be able to do something that would make those who have […]

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CARD MRI releases P18 M disaster aid for Urduja, Vinta victims

A total of P18-million assistance was released by CARD Mutually Reinforcing Institutions (CARD MRI) to its more than 50,000 microfinance clients affected by typhoon Urduja and tropical storm Vinta. In the January 11, 2018 claims settlement report of CARD Mutual Benefit Association (CARD MBA), 34,000 CARD clients in Mindoro, Samar, Leyte, Cebu, Batangas, Capiz, Masbate, […]

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Her own kind of perfect

She smiled so vibrantly that anyone who will see will eventually conclude that she has a perfect life and a perfect home. Looking at her, one will never think that behind her smiles are tears, behind her laughs are sorrows. It is only her eyes that speak the truth about the pain she has been […]

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Doused in mud: The remains of tropical storm Vinta

It was one afternoon of December 22, 2017 in Jade Valley, Davao City, when the winds got stronger. The forecast had been heard everywhere before darkness and the sound of roaring winds took over. Everyone in town witnessed in fear, including Sonia Reyes. The 53-year old housewife lived in this peaceful place for 18 years […]

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CARD MRI in the business of disaster relief assistance

CARD MRI in the business of disaster relief assistance. Dr. Jaime Aristotle B. Alip, founder and chairperson of CARD Mutually Reinforcing Institutions (CARD MRI), along with Claire Mercado, senior regional director of CARD Bank- Mindanao, visited CARD Bank- Buhangin branch. The visit intended to hear updates on CARD MRI Disaster Relief Assistance Program (CDRAP) relief […]

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