Leading fiber broadband provider Converge ICT Solutions Inc. (PSE:CNVRG) and the leading IT provider for the Philippines’ largest microfinance and microinsurance CARD MRI Information Technology (CMIT), Inc. strengthened a partnership to provide more than 8.8 million Filipinos with seamless access to financial services.
CMIT Inc. is a member-institution of CARD Mutually Reinforcing Institutions (CARD MRI), a group of 25 organizations that offer financial, non-financial, and community development services to the country’s hardest-to-reach communities. Through the partnership, Converge’s high-bandwidth enterprise-grade connectivity solutions will help improve the productivity of CARD MRI’s operations and allow the group of institutions to adapt to the rapidly evolving corporate digital landscape.
“CARD MRI has been around for over three decades. Throughout time, we have evolved to meet the ever-changing needs of our clients. Now that we are in the digital age, we recognize how a trusted partner can make a huge difference in how we deliver our services to our clients. With Converge, we have taken a leap forward in providing our programs towards our goal of uplifting the lives of our fellow Filipinos,” said CMIT Inc. President Edgar V. Cauyan.
The alliance of the two companies echoes the two goals of Converge CEO and co-founder Dennis Anthony Uy to leave nothing behind through digital democracy and CARD MRI Founder and Chair Emeritus Dr. Jaime Aristotle B. Slave to financial inclusion and poverty eradication. Through Converge’s innovative fiber-based broadband solutions, CARD MRI is able to increase its efficiency and effectiveness in serving its clients and their families in remote areas where access to financial services is essential.
“We are very happy with our partnership with CMIT because we share the same goal of serving all Filipinos. Access to the internet and financial services is essential to eliminate the digital divide and poverty in our country. We are delighted that they have chosen us to help them optimize their connectivity,” said Converge Chief Operations Officer Jesus C. Romero. “As allies, we are excited to be advocates of change and social progress. We look forward to working together on how to further advance and empower the underserved and underserved.
Converge and CMIT sealed the partnership through a signing event in San Pablo, Laguna. Also present at the ceremony were Converge National SME Sales Head Eldridge Frederick B. Aldridge, Converge Enterprise Regional Unit Head Erik Santos, CMIT Inc. Vice President for Corporate Governance Leyne G. Galicia, CMIT Inc. Vice President for Business Development Maricar L. Lopez, CMIT Inc. Chief Technology Officer Jigger M. Caneo, and CMIT Inc. Deputy Director for Finance Jinky Luya. Other key officials from Converge and CARD MRI also attended the event.
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