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PRDP makes courtesy call to ARDCI MFI for pre-construction conference of Swine Hub

The Philippine Rural Development Project team (PRDP) made a courtesy call to Mr. Victor T. Bernal, Executive Director of ARDCI Microfinance, Incorporated, before the …


ARDCI MFI branches embark on simultaneous clean-up drive

June 3, 2023 || In a remarkable display of environmental stewardship for World Environment Day, ARDCI MFI organized a Community Clean-up Drive participated by its 109 branches all over …


ARDCI holds team building activity for employees

Last May 27, 2023, ARDCI Microfinance, Incorporated held its team building activity at HB Garden Resort, Antipolo, Virac, Catanduanes, with the theme “Igniting Team Spirit”. The activity was …


ARDCI wins Abaca Float competition

We made it once again! ARDCI Microfinance, Incorporated is the Grand Prize Winner of this year’s Abaca Float Competition – Private Establishments Category. Congratulations …


ARDCI MFI now accepts Senior High graduates for CDO position

Heads up, Senior High Graduates! You can now apply for a job at ARDCI Microfinance, Incorporated right after receiving your Senior High School diploma! The new set of qualifications for the Community …


ARDCI MFI holds completion rites new set of branch managers

18 Community Development Officers had been officially appointed as Branch Managers for satisfactorily passing the Newly Promoted Branch Manager Training held last January 23 to March …


Chairpersons’ Assembly ginanap sa Samar

Ginanap ang kauna-unahang Chairpersons’ Assembly ng ARDCI Microfinance, Incorporated sa probinsya ng Samar noong nakaraang Abril 22, 2023. Ito ay dinaluhan ng mga Chairpersons na …


Notice Of The 2023 Annual General Membership Meeting

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Annual General Membership Meeting of the members of ARDCI
Microfinance, Incorporated will be held on 18 April 2023 Tuesday …


ARDCI MFI holds wellness activity for its employees

ARDCI MFI head office staff joined the recently concluded wellness activity entitled “Ready, Set, Stretch!” at the ARDCI Hotel Function Hall last March 3 and 17, 2023. Coach Edward …


Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) leads Fire Safety Seminar and Fire Drill for ARDCI

March 16, 2023 || In observance of Fire Prevention Month, the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) conducted a Fire Safety Seminar and Fire Drill for …


Oil spill-affected ARDCI members receive assistance from ARDCI Foundation Inc. (AFI)

Relief packs were distributed by the ARDCI Foundation Inc. (AFI) in three (3) municipalities of Oriental Mindoro in response to the massive …


ARDCI Chairpersons’ Assembly 2023 ginapap sa Catanduanes

Nagsimula noong Marso 7, 2023 ang unang araw ng taunang ARDCI MFI Chairpersons’ Assembly sa probinsiya ng Catanduanes. Ito ay kasalukuyang ginaganap sa ARDCI Hotel Function Hall …


ARDCI Chairpersons’ Assembly ginanap sa Albay

Mga Chairpersons naman mula sa probinsya ng Albay ang dumalo sa ikatlong araw ng ARDCI Chairpersons’ Assembly. Ngayon ang huling araw ng nasabing aktibidad na ginanap sa …


ARDCI Chairpersons’ Assembly ginanap sa Sorsogon

IN PHOTOS: Pangalawang araw ng taunang Chairperson’s Assembly ng ARDCI Microfinance, Incorporated na ginaganap ngayong Marso 1, 2023 sa Sorsogon …


Unang araw ng ARDCI Chairpersons’ Assembly ginanap sa Cam Sur

Kasalukuyang ginaganap ang Chairpersons’ Assembly ng ARDCI Microfinance, Incorporated sa lalawigan ng Camarines Sur na dinaluhan ng humigit kumulang na 250 Chairpersons …


ARDCI Foundation Inc. takes its first Medical Mission in Negros Province

A total of 696 recipients benefitted from the medical mission of ARDCI Foundation Inc. (AFI) in Enrique B. Magalona and Cadiz City, Negros Occidental last …


APSS 6th Founding Anniversary

IN PHOTOS | ARDCI Prime Security Services (APSS) – the first home-grown security agency in the province of Catanduanes and one of the subsidiaries of ARDCI Microfinance, Incorporated, celebrated its 6th Founding …


ARDCI Foundation’s relief operation continues in Catarman, Northern Samar

Subsequent to the relief operation set in Borongan, Eastern Samar last January 21 and 27, ARDCI Foundation continued the distribution of five (5) kilos of …


ARDCI Foundation Inc. organizes another disaster relief operation in Easter Samar

Another relief goods distribution was completed by the ARDCI Foundation to the affected ARDCI members in Borongan City due to continuous heavy rain …


ARDCI Foundation extends assistance to flashflood victims

Thousands of families from Southern Palawan towns including Brooke’s Point were affected by a massive flash flood caused by weeks of continuous downpours in the area. Some barangays …


TAR Group bags grand prize in parol-making

Last December 16, 2022, TAR Group from Virac, Catanduanes was declared the champion in this year’s Giya sa Pasko: Abaca Parol-making Competition, bringing home the grand prize of P150,000.


ARDCI Year End Cheers 2022

It was a showcase of talents as performances from the ARDCI head office staff, subsidiaries, and branch office staff were witnessed last December 26-28, 2022, at ARDCI Business Center, Moonwalk, Virac. A total of 37 groups performed their hearts


Message from the Executive Director for the Holidays

Isang mensahe mula sa ating Executive Director, Mr. Victor T. Bernal ngayong Kapaskuhan. “Naway sa pagbukas ng panibagong taon ay maipagpatuloy natin ang nasimulang hangaring…


ARDCI kicks off Giya sa Pasko 2022 with Parade of Parols

21 stunning parols colored downtown Virac last December 16, 2022, in ARDCI’s Parade of Parols to open this year’s Giya sa Pasko.The 21 parols made from indigenous materials with abaca as the main component, were


CNHS Voices wins 1st ARDCI Chorale Competition

Catanduanes National High School has been announced the champion of the first-ever ARDCI Galak at Musika Choral Competition last Friday, December 16, 2022, at ARDCI Business Center. Conducted by


ARDCI Beerfest 2022

Hundreds flocked at ARDCI Business Center, Moonwalk Road, Virac last November 4, 2022 to witness ARDCI’s very first beer festival. It was a night filled with music, dance, and merriment as hit OPM band Orange & Lemons,


ARDCI Places 3rd at the Saringaya Awards 2022

LEGAZPI CITY – ARDCI Microfinance, Incorporated bagged the Third Place for the Firm/Industry Category in the Saringaya Awards 2022, a distinct commendation from the Department of Environment


Miniso Virac Opens Today

June 3, 2022 – Miniso sets foot in Virac, Catanduanes as it opens its first franchise in the Bicol Region, with two branches at present in Legazpi and Naga. Spanning almost 200 square meters, the newest flagship brought by ARDCI


ARDCI launches ARDCI Business Center and ARDCIMart

May 27, 2022 – ARDCI Microfinance Incorporated (ARDCI MFI) once again ventures on another first as they launch ARDCI Business Center (ABC), today at Barangay Moonwalk, Virac, Catanduanes.

ARDCI Joins Parada Abaca 2022

A semblance of unity and cooperation was displayed by the employs of ARDCI Group of Companies as they took part in Parada Abaca yesterday, May 24, 2022, to kick-start the five-day celebration of Catanduanes’ 6th Abaca Festival.



The Annual General Membership Meeting of the members of ARDCI Microfinance, Incorporated will be held on 19 April 2022 Thursday

ARDCI Opens Corporate Building II

February 14, 2022 – It is another monumental day for ARDCI as the company opens ARDCI Corporate Inn (ACI) Building II to the public this Valentine’s Day of 2022. ACI is expanding its services with the development of its second building


Medicines to the Beneficiaries

ARDCI Foundation shared medicines to the beneficiaries of Free Barangay Consultation held on September 28, 2021. Some residents of Brgy. Danao, Baras, Catanduanes received free medical consultations and were given free medicine

Shoo Flu Project | 100 Children Beneficiaries

100 children beneficiaries from Virac, Catanduanes received the second dose of influenza vaccine during the Shoo Flu Project last September 26, 2021.
We are grateful to all our volunteer

Online si Dok | First Free Online Consultation

Today is the first Free Consultation in Barangay of Online si Doc. Residents from Barangay Danao, Baras, Catanduanes were the first to be given free online consultation with Dr. Ali Romano our doctor on-duty.

ARDCIMFI employees vaccination

100 employees from the Head Office and other branches in Catanduanes scheduled to be vaccinated today, September 24. It will be remembered on August 19, 2021, ARDCI Vaccination Team successfully passed the Simulation Exercise with the help of Department of Health (DOH), Provincial Health Office (PHO) and Virac Rural Health Unit (RHU).


An act of kindness

The VILLAR SIPAG FOUNDATION thru the effort of Ms. Yen Lucero Sarmiento of Life Farms and Parks, Inc. donates 50 sets of vegetable seeds and 50 bags of organic fertilizer to ARDCI Microfinance, Incorporated. This initiative aims to promote backyard gardening as a sustainable and cost-effective way of providing daily food supply during the COVID-19 […]

Online si Dok

ARDCI strives to go beyond microfinance to assist members and their families with their needs thru the provisions of its Corporate Social Responsibility programs – the 5K Initiatives. In light of the ongoing health crisis, ARDCI copes with challenges in the delivery of health care services to its members and their families. Since social media […]

ARDCI Weekend Market

ARDCI Microfinance, Incorported opens its parking lot for local micro-entrepreneurs, both ARDCI members and non-members alike. Locals can shop, dine and enjoy the warm rurban ambience in the afternoon until 9:00 PM on Fridays and Saturdays.   The ARDCI Weekend Market was launched on April 23, 2021. Its goal was to liven the economy by […]

Talakayan sa ARDCI | Subsidiaries

Talakayan sa ARDCI is a regular program aired via ARDCI MFI’s official Facebook Page once a month. COVID-19 safety protocols caused operational limitations which called for ARDCI to utilize social media as a means of communicating with the public, more importantly with its members. ARDCI MFI unit directors and supervisors, as well as managers of […]


Women Make Change

Purple is recognized as the color of women, justice, and dignity. And yes, we are wearing purple today! ARDCI Head Office female staff join the celebration of National Women’s Month in support of gender equality and women empowerment. Proud to be a woman! #WomenMakeChange #KusogKababaihan #ARDCIMicrofinanceIncorporated



6 March 2021 – ARDCI Head Office staff joined in the Estero Clean-Up Drive at the San Roque creek, part of the Gogon river in Virac, Catanduanes. Adopt-an-Estero is one of the Katuwang sa Kalikasan programs of the ARDCI MFI that aims to raise awareness in the protection, conservation, and restoration of our green environment […]


ARDCI Extended Membership

Last February 24, 2021, an orientation for the ARDCI Insurance Extended Membership was presented to the faculty and staff of the Catanduanes State University, one of the premier universities in the Bicol region. ARDCI Microfinance, Incorporated is delighted for the positive feedbacks of the employees from the different colleges of the university and we are […]


ARDCI Microfinance Insurance Program pay P144-M in claims to beneficiaries

Reflecting on the success of its Insurance Program over the last two years, the ARCDI Microfinance, Inc. has paid over P144 million in approved claims to policyholders or their beneficiaries. This latest winner in ARDCI MFI’s expanding trove of accomplishments stems mainly from its twin plans that provide not only life insurance coverage but also […]


ARDCI Hygiene Kits Distribution: Tinago, Viga, Catanduanes

ARDCI Members gladly showing their hygiene kits. ARDCI Microfinance, Incorporated distributed hygiene kits to 309households in Tinago, Viga, Catanduanes to promote health and hygiene awareness last March 30, 2019. Each hygiene kit includes a toothbrush, toothpaste, bath soap, shampoo, cotton buds, and nail cutter. Moreover, it also has a first aid kit that contains a […]


ARDCI Hygiene Kits Distribution: Panique, Caramoran

Joyful recipients showing their hygiene kits. ARDCI Microfinance, Incorporated distributed hygiene kits to 260 households in Panique, Caramoran to promote health and hygiene awareness last March 23, 2019. Each hygiene kit includes a toothbrush, toothpaste, bath soap, shampoo, cotton buds, and nail cutter. Moreover, it also has a first aid kit that contains a thermometer, […]


ARDCI Medical Mission: Tiwi and Labo

Reaching up to 600 ARDCI members with their dependents lined up to avail the free healthcare assistance during the medical mission at Tiwi Albay and Labo Camarines Sur last March 16, 2019, and March 18, 2019, respectively. Dedicated to helping and making lives better, medical missions is a regular CSR activity of ARDCI that intends […]


ARDCI Employees Clean-Up Trash along San Roque Creek

Virac, Catanduanes – Eighty six (86) employees gathered along the adopted San Roque Creek on Saturday morning of February 2, 2019 in an effort to clean up the creek and in participation to the Gogon River Clean-Up Drive. The Gogon River has been nominated in the region wide competition “RIVERS (Recognizing Individuals/institutions towards Vibrant and […]

ARDCI Sponsors Medical Mission for Catechists

Virac, Catanduanes – ARDCI sponsors the medical mission for catechists from the Parishes and Mission Churches last February 2, 2019 at Risen Christ Pastoral Complex, Virac, Catanduanes relative to the Catechetical Awareness Month of the Diocese of Virac. Catechists patiently wait for their turn for vital signs and medicine dispersal A hundred and ninety two […]

Ribbon cutting. Hon. Mayor Peter Cua, Mr. Benjamin Completo, and Mr. Victor Bernal graced the event. Rev. Fr. Reynaldo Pabillian, Jr. officiated the blessing of the new building.

ARDCI Inaugurates New Building

San Andres – A ribbon-cutting ceremony and blessing took place Wednesday, November 8, 2017, to inaugurate ARDCI’s new building in San Andres, Catanduanes. The Hon. Peter C. Cua, Municipal Mayor of San Andres, Mr. Benjamin B. Completo, President of the Board of Trustees, and Mr. Victor T. Bernal, Executive Director, officially inaugurated the building. Members […]

ARDCI Brings Holiday Cheers

ARDCI Brings Holiday Cheers

ARDCI held a Christmas Party and gift-giving activity for the wards of San Alfonso Maria Fusco Children’s Home last December 15, 2017 at the ARDCI Sky Deck. The activity, called “Project Happy Angels”, is part of the Katuwang ng Komunidad programs of the ARDCI 5k Initiative. It aims to spread the Christmas spirit to children […]


Fourteen Couples Tie Knot in December Mass Wedding

Tabaco City – Fourteen couples exchanged vows at a mass wedding on December 9, 2017 in Tabaco City. Rev. Fr. Gerard B. Arroyo officiated the ceremony at the St. John the Baptist Parish Church. Reception followed at The Concourse II Convention Center. Mr. Benjamin B. Completo, President of the Board of Trustees, and Mr. Victor […]


ARDCI Operation Libreng Tuli 2017

In its continuing service to its members, ARDCI NGO Group, Inc., thru its CSR Programs, conducted another series of Operation Libreng Tuli in all its Catanduanes Branches, including the ARDCI Bank, last April 22 to May 5, 2017. Volunteer Doctors and Nurses rendered services to 202 young men who are sons of ARDCI members. Tuli […]


ARDCI Holds Annual Meeting To Elect Board of Trustees

Virac, Catanduanes — Proxies stood for ARDCI’s 95,000 plus members in the Annual Meeting held last April 21 to elect members of the Board of Trustees(BOT). Camarines Sur, Sorsogon and Albay areas each have two proxies while Catanduanes has eight. Benjamin Completo, representing Branch 4 of Catanduanes, garnered the most votes with all 14 proxies […]