GCash, manpower firm IKON team up to extend digital financial services to OFWs

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GCash, the country’s leading finance app, has teamed up with, IKON Manning Solutions, its first talent-sourcing agency partner, to provide overseas Filipino workers with essential digital financial services to help them support their families back home.

    With this, GCash and IKON aim to address the needs of the global Filipino community, providing them with a secure and convenient way to manage their finances while enjoying the app’s various services, including sending money to the Philippines, paying bills, purchasing mobile load and more.

    As part of the partnership, GCash will also educate departing OFWs on the importance of digital proficiency and how they can achieve their financial goals and support their family back home through the app. Additionally, GCash and IKON will conduct a financial literacy program to extend their support to 2.33 million OFWs.

    Moreover, OFWs set to leave the country can also have access to exclusive services offered by IKON via the GCash app. 

    “We recognize the hard work and sacrifices of OFWs and their big contribution to our economy. Through our partnership, Filipinos can find more career opportunities at IKON via the GJobs feature of the app. They can also access GLoans and experience more convenient transactions with the recruitment agency as one of its partner merchant billers,” said GCash International General Manager Paul Albano.

    He also shared that the partnership will allow users to access a wide digital library of relevant and informative content from IKON via Pinoy Channel, from tips on adjusting to life while working abroad to financial management tips and helpful tailor-fit hacks for OFWs.

    GCash is currently available in 16 countries where Filipinos can download and sign up for the GCash app, with their local SIMs, namely the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Spain, Italy, Germany, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Australia. Soon, the service will be expanding to Kuwait, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, and eventually more countries in the future.

    Together with its partners, GCash continues to respond to the needs of global Filipinos in these cashless digital economies, providing them with a safe, secure, and efficient fintech solution.

    The GCash app is available for free on Google Play and the App Store. For more information, please visit www.gcash.com.

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