Farmers to receive crop insurance via LANDBANK cash cards

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LANDBANK President and CEO Cecilia C. Borromeo (middle) and PCIC President Atty. Jovy C. Bernabe (2 nd from left) sign a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on 07 April 2022 to hand out LANDBANK Cash Cards to farmers for the disbursement of insurance claims. Witnessing the signing are LANDBANK Senior Vice Presidents Randolph L. Montesa (4 th from left) and Marilou L. Villafranca (rightmost), alongside PCIC Vice President Segundo H. Guerrero, Jr (leftmost).

The Land Bank of the Philippines (LANDBANK) and the Philippine Crop Insurance
Corporation (PCIC) signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) that will enable
faster and seamless disbursement of indemnity claims for farmers whose crops were
affected by disasters and calamities.

Under the Agreement, the Bank will provide LANDBANK Cash Cards for the timely
crediting of insurance proceeds to farmers endorsed by PCIC.

Through the LANDBANK Cash Cards, around 1.8 million farmer-beneficiaries will be
able to withdraw their insurance claims conveniently from 2,808 LANDBANK ATMs
nationwide instead of the previous practice of encashing cheques issued by PCIC in
LANDBANK Branches.


LANDBANK President and CEO Cecilia C. Borromeo and PCIC President Atty. Jovy C.
Bernabe signed the MOA on 07 April 2022 at the LANDBANK Plaza in Malate, Manila.
They were joined by LANDBANK Senior Vice Presidents Randolph L. Montesa and
Marilou L. Villafranca, alongside PCIC Vice President Segundo H. Guerrero, Jr.

“LANDBANK’s partnership with PCIC is aligned with our shared goal of promoting
financial inclusivity. As we enhance the delivery of insurance claims to farmers
nationwide through our cash cards, we are also promoting the habit of
saving—leading to their financial independence,” said LANDBANK President and CEO
Cecilia C. Borromeo.

The LANDBANK Cash Cards will also grant farmer-beneficiaries access to a wider
range of financial services, including the facilitation of banking transactions in
LANDBANK ATMs such as cash withdrawal, balance inquiry, ATM fund transfer, and
cashless payment through Point-of-Sale (POS) facilities.



The farmer-beneficiaries can also withdraw their claim payments from 888 Agent
Banking Partners operating on behalf of LANDBANK in far-flung communities
nationwide.

In addition, cash cardholders may access the LANDBANK phonebanking facility and
Mobile Banking App (MBA).


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