2004

In December, EDM  (Entrepreneurs du Monde), an International French NGO and some Filipino started the exploratory talk to create SEED.

 

2005

SEED was registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission as a non-stock, non-profit organization on 17 June 2005

SEED started its operations in Bacoor by September.

 

2006

Establishment of Rosario and Cavite Branches.

 

2007

Tanza Branch was established.

Methodology focused on the 4-weeks savings deposit requirement, individual loans, over the counter (OTC) payments and co-makers.

 

2008

SEED developed and offered three loan products (Binhing Pag-Asa, Binhing Pagbabago and Binhing Pagunlad).

Changes in methodology focused on having three collection process (individual daily collection, group collection and OTC) were effected.

Socio – Economic Services were offered focused on Skills Training, Business Pulongs and quarterly Issue-Based Community Workshops.

 

2009

Rosario Branch was merged with Tanza.

The methodology evolved to implementing both individual loans with purely OTC payments and group collection. 

Offered Medical Missions in Bacoor, Cavite City Tanza branches.

 

2010

Established Tagaytay Branch.

Partners’ satisfaction survey, social performance indicator audit as well as poverty assessment tool were implemented.

 

2011

Constitution of a new Board of  Trustees done. 

Consultations for  the change of methodology took place focusing on adopting the ASA methodology.

 

2012

The implementation of the improved ASA methodology took place as guided by EdM.

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