MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur – Teachers and residents will no longer need to wait in
long queues and travel to other towns for their cash requirements, with the installation
of a new Land Bank of the Philippines (LANDBANK) ATM at the Amai Pakpak Central
Elementary School (APCES) Compound in Barangay Buadi Sacayo.
In partnership with the Department of Education (DepEd) – City Schools Division of
Marawi (CSDM), the initiative aims to primarily serve around 1,500 teachers and school
personnel who maintain payroll accounts with LANDBANK.
With its strategic location, the LANDBANK ATM is also accessible to other educational
institutions in the area, including the Marawi City National High School and the
Mindanao State University (MSU) – University Training Center.
The LANDBANK ATM is likewise available to serve the cash requirements of the Bank’s
customers in the four (4) nearby barangays of Bangon, Barrio Fort, Datu Saber and
Around 3,500 beneficiaries of the Conditional and Unconditional Cash Transfer
(CCT/UCT) Programs of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)
will also benefit from the accessible LANDBANK ATM.
“LANDBANK’s physical presence in strategic areas remains an essential part of our
financial inclusion thrust. We are focused on reaching and serving our varied customers
nationwide, especially those in remote and underserved areas,” said LANDBANK
President and CEO Cecilia C. Borromeo.
CSDM OIC-Schools Division Superintendent Anna Zenaida U. Alonto and LANDBANK
Marawi Branch Head Noraida M. Dindang led the inauguration of the LANDBANK ATM
on 31 August 2022. They were joined by Regional State Prosecutor Atty. Rohaira A.
Lao, Ministry of Basic, Higher and Technical Education (MBHTE) Regional Consultant
Soraida Nor, and LANDBANK Maigo (Lanao del Norte) Branch Head Raisha L.
Aside from payroll services, LANDBANK also extends electronic salary loan services to
CSDM for the financing needs of its teaching and non-teaching staff through the
LANDBANK Marawi and Cotabato Branches.
The newly-installed LANDBANK ATM in the APCES Compound brings the Bank’s total
number of ATMs in Lanao del Sur to 16, complementing two (2) Branches and two (2)
Cash Deposit Machines (CDMs) in the province, as of 31 August 2022.
LANDBANK is the only bank present in all provinces of the country, composed of 608
Branches; 2,875 ATMs; and 232 CDMs.