Awards & Recognitions Received by TSKI
2003 Visayas Flagship Partner
TSKI was recognized by Philippine Credit and Finance Corporation (PCFC) as it flagship partner in the Visayas as its performs very well in terms of operational efficiency and outreach.
The Pioneering MFI in Hard to Reach Areas
In the same year, TSKI was recognized in this aspect due to its effort in opening branches in difficult and inaccessible areas of operations.
The 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.
The Outstanding Achievement Award for the first MFI in the country 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.
"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.
First MFI certified with ISO 9001:2000 - Certification # CIP 3985/07/09/533
The ISO certification covers the areas of the following: Design, development and provision of microfinance, business development services (training, marketing, business advisory, community enterprise and development, packaging, and label design and development) provision of finance services.
Urban Leadership Award (ULA) in Microfinance 2007
Taytay Sa Kauswagan, Inc. conferred the Urban Leadership Award (ULA) by the Canadian Urban Insitute (CUI) in the Philippines in a ceremony held on December 14, 2007. The recognition merited TSKI for its "lifting out of poverty the least privileged Filipino through livelihood and microfinance."
"Most Inspiring Entrepreneur – Special Award 2008"
TSKI received the recognition from Go Negosyo, a leading NGO which espouses entrepreneurship, the recognition as the "most inspiring entrepreneur award – special award" for its untiring effort in developing enterprises and entrepreneurs in the community.
License on Grassroots Entrepreneurship Management (Entrep-Eskwela)
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. The training with 22 modules aims to enhance further the capability of its clients in entrepreneurship focusing on the business they are interested with.
"Galing Ilonggo Award 2009"
The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Iloilo, Incorporated awards to TSKI the "Galing Ilonggo Award 2009" for exemplifying Ilonggo ingenuity, tenacity, strength and power in business and industry for having successfully established investments in several parts of Iloilo City and other key cities in the country, employing skilled Ilonggo manpower, and for embodying the indomitable Ilonggo entrepreneurial spirit vis-a -vis the bigger players in the industry.
Citigroup's & MCPI's Recognition in MOTY Awards
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).
TSKI have some clients who won in Citigroup's Microfinance of the Year Award (MOTY).
Mr. Candido Delgado - Candy Making
National winner, Masikap Category - 2004
Mr. Sherlito Reyes - Meat Stand and Sari-sari Store
Visayas winner, Maunlad Category - 2004
Ms. Visitacion Ducay - Fish Tapa, Fish Tocino and Bones
Visayas winner, Masikap Category - 2005
Ms. Darliza Peres - Bakery
Visayas winner, Maunlad Category - 2006
Mrs. Cicilia Lorenzo - Fishing and Fish Vending
Visayas winner, Masikap Category - 2008
Mr. Cherry Yack - Cassava Cake
Visayas winner, Maunlad Category - 2009
Mrs. Nora Bagaforo - Bakery, Fish, and Crab Vending
National Winner, Maunlad Category - 2010