Established in July 2009 by the Bank of the Philippine Islands, Globe Telecom and Ayala Corporation, BanKO is the first mobile-based savings bank that provides accessible and affordable microfinance services to the country’s unbanked. Operating nationwide with the mission of providing “every Filipino the opportunity to be financially empowered by giving them access to relevant financial services with the use of mobile technology and progressive distribution network”, BanKO offers retail financial services such as savings, loan, and insurance. Aside from these, clients can also send money, buy load, and pay bills through mobile phone.
BPI Globe BanKO also offers wholesale loans to partner microfinance institutions as well as capability-building loans to improve its MFI partners’ operations. It shares its technical expertise to clients through BanKOLink, an internet and mobile-based service to companies and organizations for easy and convenient collection of loans and payments, and loans and payroll disbursement.
Mr. Jerome Minglana, President
4/F BanKO Center
Ortigas Avenue, North Greenhills
San Juan, Metro Manila
Phone: (02) 754-9980