UPLiFT Attends 2019 MCPI Annual Conference. The annual MCPI Conference provides an opportunity for the different MFIs all over the country to come together and discuss important developments and issues affecting the microfinance sector. For this year, which also coincided with MCPIs 20th Anniversary, the theme was Transforming Microfinance Through Digitalization and was held last July 25-26, 2019 at the Manila Prince Hotel in Ermita, Manila. The UPLiFT delegation that participated in the event, headed by the Executive Director, Mr. Edmon L. Sison, was composed of all the heads of the operation and the finance departments.
The conference speakers presented different available digital technologies that can help improve financial systems and how MFIs can adapt to these transformations, especially in the delivery of their products and services to their clients. Also discussed during the event were the Poverty Status in the Philippines and how the MFIs had greatly contributed in efforts of the government in its fight against poverty