Taytay Sa Kauswagan, Inc
TSKI is a non-stock, non-profit Christian development organization registered with SEC on Sept 15, 1986. The operation started on October 1, 1986 with P2,500 capital and three employees. It offered Macro Enterprise Development Program (MEDP), an individual loan for micro-entrepreneurs. After 6 years, TSKI adopted the Grameen Bank Methodology by Professor Mohammad Yunus of Bangladesh. Three years later, TSKI came out with its own methodology “Proyekto Kauswagan sa Katilingban (PKK)” to adopt to the Filipino culture. In 2002, in cooperation with Fundacion CODESPA and Agencia Espanola de Cooperacion International paral el Desarollo (AECID), TSKI established its Business Development Services Division. In 2005, it opened a microfinance thrift bank called Kauswagan Bank now known as OK Bank. Presently, TSKI has 265 branches with 4,000 staff serving 600,000 clients nationwide.
TSKI is a multi-awarded institution and is recognized as the first and only MFI in the Philippines with ISO 9001:2008 certification.