Tuesday, June 15, 2021

GCash Lauded as Biggest Emergency Response Donor by Save the Children Philippines

GCash Lauded

In recognition of its commitment to help address various social issues related to education, environment, health and more, GCash, the country’s leading mobile wallet, was recently honored by Save the Children, the world's leading independent children's organization, for being one of its biggest emergency response donors in the Philippines.

Save the Children received immediate help through the GCash app for education, nutrition, health assistance, emergencies, and natural calamities such as typhoons. Thanks to the donations, Save the Children delivered life-saving aid and implemented development programs to keep children and families, emergency responders, and community health workers safe from COVID-19.

GCash for Good, GCash’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) arm, allows GCash users and prospective users to easily support worthy NGOs by sending their donations via their GCash accounts. This convenient and safe access to a donation platform has paved the way for more people to support various NGOs and other worthy causes. It’s also part of GCash’s holistic sustainability agenda for 2021-2025 and aligned with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

GCash Award

“GCash continuously strives to be a more inclusive and open platform to easily connect people who want to help millions of Filipinos who are in need. Through the GCash app, Filipinos can donate to various charities just by logging on to their GCash account, allowing them to create a positive and lasting impact on society with just a few swipes on their mobile phones,” said Martha Sazon, GCash President and CEO.

GCash for Good supports various causes ─ from the protection of women and environmental
conservation, to helping victims of natural disasters and promoting animal welfare. Aside from Save the Children, other GCash NGO partners include AsianCenter for Mission, Bantay Bata, Cancer Warriors Foundation, Caritas, CBN Asia, Church of Jesus Christ, Habitat for Humanity PH, Jollibee Donate, JREV NowFoundation, Knowledge Channel, Kythe Inc, Negrense Volunteers for Change, ONEMERALCO Foundation, Inc, Operation Smile, Operation Blessing, Philippine EagleFoundation, Piso Para Sa Pasig, Red Cross, Resources for the Blind, Shepherds VRTF,Simbahang Lingkod ng Bayan, Smile Train, U Happy, Unicef, World Vision, and WWF(World Wildlife Fund).

Each respective NGO partner has its own QR Code. If you wish to donate, simply log in to your GCash account, go to “My Dashboard” and click on the “Pay QR” menu icon. Then, scan the QR code of the respective NGO you want to donate to.
For more information, visit https://www.gcash.com/gcash-for-good-csr/.

About GCash

GCash is the leading mobile wallet in the Philippines. Through the GCash app, customers can easily buy
load; pay bills at over 400 partner billers in the app; pay at more than 7,000 online partners; send and
receive money anywhere in the Philippines; pay using QR codes at over 130,000 partner merchants
nationwide; save money while earning interest; and invest money at local and global funds -- all through
the convenience of their smartphones.

GCash is part of the portfolio companies of 917Ventures, the largest corporate incubator in the
Philippines wholly-owned by Globe Telecom, Inc.

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