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1. Citation received for the past 4 years
a) Largest Microfinance Institution in the Visayas In 2004, TSKI was recognized by PCFC as the largest institution in the visayas comparable to other MFIs due to its performance in outreach and loan portfolio
b) The Outstanding Achievement Award for the first MFI to Reach 100 thousand clients In 2004, TSKI was again recognized as the FIRST Microfinance Institution to reach 100,000 clients level by the People Credit Finance Corporation making TSKI the largest MFI in outreach in the country.
c) “Ulirang Kabalikat Award” Most Outstanding Microfinance Institution in the Philippines for 2005 The Ulirang Kabalikat was the highest award given by PCFC to its microfinance partner. This award encompasses the highest achievement in different categories and characteristics of a microfinance institution.
d) TSKI was also recognized by CITIGROUP and Microfinance Council of the Philippines Inc., for having its clients won in the annual search for Microentrepreneur of the Year Award (MOTY) since 2004 to 2009.
2. First MFI Certified with ISO 9001:2000
The Governing Board of Certification International Philippines, Inc. headed by its Managing Director Mr. Renato V. Navarrete conferred the ISO 9001:2000 Certificate to TSKI’s Board of Trustees during the celebration of its 21st Anniversary on October 1, 2007 with certification # CIP 3985/07/09/533.
The certification will be valid from September 25, 2007 to September 24, 2010.
The ISO 9001:2000 covers the following scope of TSKI services:
“Design, development and provision of microfinance and business development services (training, marketing, business advisory, community and enterprise development, toll packaging, and label design and development); Provision of finance services.”
ISO 9001:2000 will be an instrument for enhancing the competitiveness of TSKI as an organization and for meeting its customers’ needs and expectations.
3. Urban Leadership Award (ULA) in Microfinance
Taytay sa Kauswagan, Inc., was conferred the Urban Leadership Award (ULA) by the Canadian Urban Institute (CUI) in the Philippines in ceremonies held December 14, 2007 at the Kalantiao Hall of Sarabia Manor Hotel and Convention Center in Iloilo City. TSKI was recognized for its “lifting out of poverty the least privileged Filipinos through microfinance, which has provided them with a substantial livelihood, thus bridging the gap between poverty and progress.”
4. License on Grassroots Entrepreneurship Management (Entrep-Eskwela)
On January 28, 2008 TSKI received its license on Grassroots Entrepreneurship Management from ABS-CBN Bayan Foundation with complete set of Audio Visual materials in conducting the entrepreneurship training. TSKI is one of the two APPEND member organization given the license to conduct the said training in the country. The training with 22 modules aims to enhance further the capability of its clients in entrepreneurship focusing on the business they are interested with.