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Over 13,000 delivery riders become Pag-IBIG Fund members

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Pag-IBIG Fund signed partnerships with the country’s top transport networks to enroll 13,128 delivery drivers and riders as members in a span of three months.

Delivery rider Joseph Talaroc (center) displays the brand new motorcycle he won during the Pag-IBIG Asenso Rider Raffle Promo Launch in Pasay City earlier this year. Talaroc is one of the over thirteen thousand delivery riders who are now members and have joined the agency’s raffle promo. Joining him are (from left, partially hidden) DOLE Undersecretary Ciriaco Lagunzad III, Pag-IBIG Deputy CEO Alexander Aguilar, Pag-IBIG Trustees Gregorio Montenegro and Ma. Lorelei Fajardo, Housing Secretary and Pag-IBIG Fund Chairman Jose Rizalino Acuzar, and Pag-IBIG CEO Marilene Acosta.

“We are very happy that a growing number of delivery riders are now part of the more than 15.6 million active members of Pag-IBIG Fund. As members of Pag-IBIG Fund, they now have secure savings and shall gain access to our affordable home loans. This is in line with our efforts to provide inclusive housing to all Filipino workers under the Pambansang Pabahay para sa Pilipino Housing or 4PH Program of President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr.,” said Secretary Jose Rizalino Acuzar, who leads the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD) and the 11-member Pag-IBIG Fund board of trustees.

Pag-IBIG Fund teamed up with transport network and app-based courier companies Angkas, foodpanda, Grab, Lalamove and Pick-A-Roo. With the partnerships, delivery riders are provided better access to Pag-IBIG Fund membership to allow them to enjoy the agency’s benefits that include its Regular and MP2 Savings, short-term cash loans, affordable home loans and the Pag-IBIG Loyalty Card Plus.

Pag-IBIG Fund chief executive Marilene Acosta said expected the number of delivery riders who are Pag-IBIG Fund members to continue to rise, especially with the agency’s ongoing Pag-IBIG Asenso Rider Raffle Promo—a special raffle promo for delivery riders.

“We remain committed to our mandate of bringing the benefits of Pag-IBIG Fund membership to more Filipino workers. This includes our delivery riders, whose service have become vital in our daily lives. That is why in addition to bringing them better access to Pag-IBIG Fund membership, we are also providing our delivery riders the opportunity to win special prizes to help them with their livelihood with the Pag-IBIG Asenso Rider Raffle Promo. All these are among the many ways how we bring our Lingkod Pag-IBIG Brand of Service – Tapat na Serbisyo, Mula sa Puso—to our members,” Acosta said.

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