2017 Plans Bared; BOM Reviewed

KMBI management team presented to the Board Members its list of operational plans for the year 2017 last November 21-23, 2016 at the Sequoia Hotel, Quezon City.

The three-day assembly was a revalidation of the objectives served in the business plan “Vision 2020: Paghandom sa Damlag,” the organization’s most exhaustive planning stint devised to keep track of KMBI’s directions and goals in the coming years.

The presentation ascertained whether the major assumptions set for this year have been met and what could be done to deliver a more efficient course of action over the next year to the benefit of staff and clients alike.

Simultaneously, the reading of the updated Branch Operating Manual (BOM) was conducted at the same venue by another working committee.

The BOM is a document that encompasses the fundamental policies, procedures, and guidelines of the organization which are necessary to the orientation of all KMBI staff members.

P1.29m Aid Given to PMs Affected by Typhoon Lawin

Two weeks after the Typhoon Lawin ravaged the northern parts of Luzon, KMBI released financial assistance to 2,500 Program Members (PMs) from the North Luzon East (NLE) Area as part of the organization’s relief efforts. The operation spanned from November 2-4, 2016.

This was done through the Disaster Preparedness and Risk Management (DPRM) Program, facilitated by the Human Capital Department (HCD) to help lessen the effects of natural disasters and calamities on Program Members by means of financial relief.

KMBI extended P500 worth of cash assistance to 433 PMs from Cauayan branch and 2,150 PMs from Tuguegarao branch, with the amount totalling to PhP 1,291,500.

“I’m thankful to KMBI because they give us blessings beyond our expectations,” said Ms. Norma Ignacio, a Center President in Cauayan Branch.

Masagana at Masaya Ang Krismas Dito Sa KMBI – Design your ENTREP Center Contest

This Christmas, let us demonstrate the essence of joy and unity. Before you dispose the pile of non-biodegradable waste from your household, why not turn it into cash? Gather all the recyclable materials you can find and cooperate with your fellow program members to light up the Christmas spirit in your center house. The “Masagana at Masaya ang Krismas Dito sa KMBI – Design Your ENTREP Center” contest is open to all active KMBI Program Members. Refer to the details below.

Rules and Guidelines


Eligibility

The contest is open to all active KMBI ENTREP centers nationwide.


General Guidelines

a. Centers should be decorated by KMBI program members (Center Level).

b. Centers must use recycled materials and/or natural found objects (leaves, stones, twigs, sand, wood)

c. KMBI will only need a picture of the actual center. It should be photographed with any camera and set to the highest resolution.

d. Take note that entries coming from ENTREP Centers must be a collaborative effort of the program members.

e. It will be the responsibility of the POs and PUH to disseminate the contest guidelines in their respective center.

f. Poster design (attached) shall be printed in A4 paper and displayed in KMBI ENTREP Centers during the contest duration.

g. All entries shall be sent via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and must be in by December 5, 2016. Only photos that will comply with the set guidelines will be deemed official.


How to Join?

1. Participating Program Members will collaboratively create a Christmas decoration made from any recycled materials and/or natural found objects to be displayed in their center house.

2. Send 5 pictures of the actual center in various angles. All centers must be photographed in jpeg format and e-mailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please make sure that the pictures are clear and taken at maximum resolution.

3. Write a brief description of your entry in the e-mail body. The description must be at least three (3) sentences long. (Description includes but is not limited to: materials used, how the decoration was created, etc.) The description may be written either in English or Tagalog.

4. Add the name of center, branch, contact number, name of P.O. and pic number using underscores as spaces in-between information in your jpeg entry.

Example:

ENTREP345B_ Butuan_09209968334_PO_Christian.Lopez_pic2

5. The deadline for the submission of entries is on December 5, 2016.

Note: In case the participating ENTREP Center has no representative who can send the entry via email, the photo can be coursed through their Program Officer and sent via branch email.


Judging and Notification of Winners

Top finalist will be deliberated by a panel of judges. Entries will be judged based on the following criteria:

Originality

30%

Creativity

30%

Impact

20%

Adherence to the theme

20%

TOTAL

100%


Final judging will be on December 8, 2016 and results will be announced on Dec 16, 2016. All winning entries will be posted in KMBI website and social networking sites and shall be publicized and used in all communication and activities of KMBI.

Winners shall be notified thru email and phone call. Cash prizes shall be awarded to all winners during the KMBI Christmas Party. The Corporate Affairs Office shall course all payments thru the branch or the department.


Prize

1 Luzon

PhP 10,000

1 Visayas

PhP 10,000

1 Mindanao

PhP 10,000


Terms and Conditions

The cash prize for winning entries from the Center Level shall be for safekeeping of the branch and will only be released to the winning center once center activity is identified.

Winning cash prizes for the ENTREP centers will be strictly used for center activity (e.g. Christmas party, community clean-up, additional fund for team building activity, etc). As much as possible, KMBI would like all the program members to benefit from the cash prize.

For monitoring purposes, center Leaders must submit a report to their respective Program Assistants on how the cash prize was spent. The report shall be forwarded to the Branch Manager and cc the Corporate Affairs Office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. no later than Jan 31, 2017.

Participation in the competition grants KMBI the right to use the artwork in all media but not limited to communication and promotional materials, etc.

KMBI reserves the right to nullify or cancel any part/or all of the competition if fraud or any form of malfunction appears during the competition.

All artworks must not violate any of KMBIs code of conduct, policies, guidelines or any Philippine or any International laws and moral standards. Violators will be subject to investigation for any malicious content.

Pure-It Loan Program Launched in All KMBI Branches Nationwide

KMBI, in partnership with Unilever Pure-It, has successfully implemented the rollout of its Pure-It Loan Program under the Kabalikat para sa Kalinisan at Kalusugan (KKK) Program in all KMBI branches beginning November 2016.

This was done following the exchange visit of KMBI’s Pure-It Team to Unilever India to explore partner microfinance industries in the country, insights from which were presented during the Pure-It Workshop along with the finalization of loan features and guidelines held a month before the rollout.

As part of the kick-off activity, the Training of Trainers (TOT) was held at the La Breza Hotel in Quezon City last November 15, 2016 to brief staff of policies, procedures, and instructions pertinent to the operation of Pure-It devices.

The Pure-It Loan Program is the pioneer product offered by KMBI on Health and Sanitation project, which will help the organization open value-added services to clients and non-clients.

Contact KMBI

12 San Francisco Street, Karuhatan,
Valenzuela City, Metro Manila 1441, Philippines

Telephone

+632 2911484 to 86


Fax

+632 2922441


Email

customerservice@kmbi.org.ph