PIA Press Release
Monday, January 16, 2012
ATM to make transactions easierby Edna A. Bagadiong
VIRAC, Catanduanes, Jan. 16, (PIA)-- ARDCI NGO Group Inc., (formerly the Agricultural and Rural Development for Catanduanes, Inc.) will open an automated teller machine (ATM) in the municipality of Baras, Catanduanes in the next few weeks.
ARDCI is a non-stock non-profit organization providing microfinance products and services to its members, mainly entrepreneurial poor Filipinos.
ARDCI had opened ATMs in the municipalities of Viga, Caramoran, and San Andres which was a big help to the citizens due to its convenience.
The said ATM program of ARDCI is in cooperation with Electronic Network Cash Tellers, Inc. (ENCASH), the first independent ATM deployer in the Philippines.
Since the installation of ENCASH ATM in rural areas, townsfolk can now easily transact their withdrawals within their towns.
Due to positive reactions from ATM users, ARDCI now includes installation of ATM in their yearly budget to cover more municipalities.
Said ATMs are compatible with Bancnet, Megalink, Cirrus, etc.