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June 05, 2013

STI and GCASH Remit make College Education Dreams Come True

It is every parent’s dream to see their children finish their education, and achieve their greatest potential. Now, GCASH REMIT in partnership with STI, one of the country's largest network of schools, makes every parent’s dream come true by sending five (5) OFW nominees to college with the Magpadala, Magka-diploma GCASH REMIT Promo.

GXI President Paolo Baltao (2nd from left) shakes hands with STI VP for Communications Elbert De Guzman (3rd from left) to seal the partnership between GCASH REMIT and STI in providing scholarships to deserving OFW nominees. With them are GXI Marketing Head Franchette Chingcuanco-Cardona (leftmost) and STI Brand Manager Karen Tabije (rightmost). 

OFWs sending money from abroad to the Philippines via GCASH REMIT will have a chance to nominate their child, relative or other family member to receive a full scholarship grant for any 4-year course at any STI campus nationwide.

“Education is definitely the best foundation for a successful future, and we at GCASH REMIT understand the need for young Filipinos to acquire a college diploma for a better life ahead. We are excited for this new promo as we are not only sending a deserving student to tertiary education, but we’ll also reward the beneficiaries of our OFWs abroad with cash prizes for the winning nominations,” said Paolo Baltao, President of G-Xchange Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Globe and operator of GCASH. “This is our simple way of honoring our overseas Filipinos using GCASH REMIT, who have worked hard for their families from a distance in order to send their kids to college and provide better lives for their loved ones. We hope that with the scholarships, we will be able to make a difference in their lives.”

To nominate a loved one, an OFW family member must send money to the Philippines via GCASH REMIT, which 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.

Every remittance sent entitles the OFW to nominate one deserving student for the scholarship grant via www.globe.com.ph/gcashdiploma. Beneficiaries of OFWs with winning nominees additionally get Php10,000 each. 100 pieces of Jollibee gift certificates would also be raffled away. Promo is from May 27 to August 27, 2013. Scholarship winners will be announced on September 20, 2013.

With GCASH REMIT, the cash pick-up service of Globe, OFWs now have an easier and more affordable option to send money to the Philippines. Overseas Filipinos can simply visit any of the more than 800 GCASH REMIT partner outlets outside the Philippines for fast, affordable, convenient and secure international remittance service. Partners include Xoom, Speed Remit, Xpress Money, MoneyGram, New York Bay Remittance, Lari Exchange, Czarina, Pinoy Express, Rustan’s Foreign Exchange, Kabayan Bilis Padala, IME, BHF Northern Remittance, Reliable Peso Remit, Kabayan Remittance, Lagura, Tres Marias, Calisons, Transfast, Mabini Express, RCBC, Metrobank, and many more.

Their families in the Philippines, on the other hand, can get their cash from any of the 7,000 GCASH outlets nationwide. Thus, even those living in far-flung areas can already get their money from outlets near their homes such as rural banks, pawnshops, retailers, load distributors, sari-sari stores, among others. The beneficiary also gets the remittance without any service charge. To know more about GCASH REMIT, visit www.globe.com.ph/gcashremit . Per DTI NCR Permit No.5364 Series of 2013.

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