Friday, June 30, 2023

GCash highlights successful LGBTQIA+ MSMEs this Pride Month

Manila, Philippines - GCash, the Philippines’ leading mobile wallet, marked Pride Month with the inspiring event 'GTalks: Werk with Pride' at Clubhouse Manila. The event showcased success stories of LGBTQIA+ MSMEs, encouraging individuals to pursue their dreams and achieve financial independence. GCash's commitment to "Finance for All" aligns with its mission.

CJ Alegre, Sustainability Head of GCash, emphasized the impact of financial inclusion on individuals and communities, fostering economic resilience and social cohesion. Inclusion empowers individuals as agents of change, contributing to a sustainable future.

The panel discussion featured LGBTQIA+ MSME owners sharing their entrepreneurial journeys. Gabby Cantero, a photographer and business owner, highlighted the convenience of GCash in simplifying payments for her and her customers.

Hilder Demeterio, the co-founder of the bakehouse called Butterboy, acknowledged GCash's role in building and sustaining its business. The universal and seamless transaction experience enabled them to operate as a cloud-based business.

Nariese Giangan, co-founder of Food for the Gays, recognized GCash's Scan to Pay feature for streamlining payments and fostering repeat business.

Beyond Pride Month, GCash continues its commitment to inclusivity. With GInsure, policyholders can designate same-sex partners as beneficiaries, ensuring equal access to insurance products. GCash also offers lending products like GGives, GLoans, and GCredit with non-discriminatory application processes based on in-app behavior.

To learn more about GCash and its advocacies, visit or follow their official Facebook page @gcashofficial. Join the movement towards inclusivity and financial empowerment.

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