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The Center for Agriculture and Rural Development (CARD) is one of the pre-eminent microfinance institutions in the Philippines, which has one of the largest and oldest microfinance sectors in Asia. CARD has been successfully serving poor, primarily landless rural women in this extremely challenging geographical landscape since 1989. CARD provides clients with access to micro loans, insurance, education, livelihood, health and other capacity-building products and services so that they can provide for their families and better serve their community and the environment. As of September 2018, they had a loan portfolio of approximately $152 million and total assets of almost $228 million. CARD currently serves over 1.4 million women borrowers—with a repayment rate of over 99%. CARD is a recognized industry leader and has received numerous international accolades for its social and financial performance.