Telco, STI bring hope to PH through education

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Saturday, December 14, 2013


GLOBE's GCash, through its cash pick-up service GCash Remit, recently teamed up with STI Education Services Group, Inc. (STI) to make college education dreams come true with the Magpadala, Magka-diploma GCash Remit promo.

It awarded five deserving individuals a 4-year full scholarship grant each at one of the country’s leading academic institutions for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) education.

The scholars are Roland de Paz, Ann Margareth Pelera Kato, Vincent Suansing, Davie Mae Ancheta, and Rasha Bambico. They were nominated by their OFW relatives and friends who have been sending money from abroad to the Philippines through GCash Remit

"We would like to congratulate the scholars of our Magpadala, Magka-diploma GCash Remit promo as well as our OFWs who are working relentlessly abroad to provide their loved ones a better future. We hope that through these scholarships, we can help the OFWs and their children achieve a successful life ahead with a college diploma that they can use to land a job of their dreams," said Paolo Baltao, president of G-Xchange, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Globe and operator of GCash.

"We would also like to thank STI for partnering with us in this meaningful endeavor. We are confident that our scholars will have a better education ahead of them with STI," he added.

Beneficiaries of OFWs with winning nominees received P10,000 each and 100 Jollibee gift certificates were also raffled off as prizes.

Magpadala, Magka-diploma GCash Remit Promo was open to OFWs who send money to the Philippines via GCash Remit. GCash Remit has outlets in 33 countries including Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan, United States, Canada, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, United Kingdom, New Zealand, Ireland, Australia, Guam, and Saipan.

GCash Remit gives an easier and more affordable option to send money by visiting any of over 800 GCash Remit partner outlets outside the Philippines for fast, affordable, convenient, and secure international remittance service.

Partners include Xoom, Xpress Money, MoneyGram, New York Bay Remittance, Lari Exchange, Czarina, Pinoy Express, Rustan's Foreign Exchange, Kabayan Bilis Padala, IME, Transfast, Mabini Express, and many more. Meanwhile, beneficiaries in the Philippines may cash-out from any of the 7,000 GCash outlets nationwide without any service charge.

Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on December 15, 2013.

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