Strengthening financial inclusion in barangays. Liga ng mga Barangay sa Pilipinas officials turns over the National Executive Board Resolution adopting KasamaKA as the official financial inclusion program in barangays to Voyager Innovations executives. In photo (L-R) LNB Press Relations Officer Marlon Manalo; LNB NCR Regional Chapter President Ricardo Corpuz; PLDT, Smart, Voyager Innovations and PayMaya Philippines Chairman Manuel V. Pangilinan; LNB President Atty. Edmund Abesamis; and FINTQ Managing Director Lito Villanueva.

Voyager Innovations recognized at the 54th Anvil Awards.
 Executives and officers of Voyager’s business units and its PR and Communications Team, along with a representative from Oxfam received the metals at the 54th Anvil Awards.

Voyager Innovations recognized at the 54th Anvil Awards

As a testament to its excellence for its campaigns and initiatives, Voyager Innovations brought home seven Anvils at the recently held 54th Anvil Awards.  

Voyager’s PayMaya was conferred three Silver Anvil awards for: Accelerating Digital Payments Adoption through PayMaya’s Cashless Society Campaign, #ShareTheLove with PayMaya: A 2017 Holiday PR Campaign, and PayMaya & Oxfam’s iAFFORD card: Building economic resilience in the face of disasters through innovative digital financial services.  

Meanwhile, Voyager brought home a Gold Anvil for its thought leadership publication series for financial and digital inclusion dubbed as the FINTQ Inclusive Digital Finance Report, and Silver Anvils for FINTQ’s Disruptors’ Ball: A multi-stakeholder gathering to disrupt the state of the unbanked and underserved through technology; and KasamaKA caravans: Educating citizens about opportunities available to them through KasamaKA and encouraging individuals to join the movement.  

Voyager’s Freenet, the most popular rewards app that provides free access to the internet and apps in the Philippines, got a Silver Anvil Award for its Freeniversaya Campaign where it integrated online and offline consumer experiences to provide a more rewarding way to connect to its app users and bring more Filipinos to the internet.  

“We are honored that our initiatives to drive digital and financial inclusion are recognized by one of the country’s prestigious organization such as the Public Relations Society of the Philippines. This validates that our initiatives have truly made an impact to our target stakeholders and have resulted in positive social change,” said Nick Bautista Wilwayco, Head of PR and Communications at Voyager. 

The annual Anvil Awards organized by the Public Relations Society of the Philippines recognizes the best programs and tools that meet the highest PR standards. It is one of the most coveted prize in the Public Relations industry as entries are rigorously screened by seasoned PR practitioners in the country.

About Voyager

Voyager is the leading technology company in the Philippines focused on developing customer-centric emerging market platforms in the areas of digital payments, financial technology, and marketing technologies. It recently got the largest fundraising for a technology company in the country, with Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR), Tencent and World Bank’s International Finance Corp. (IFC) and IFC Emerging Asia Fund, investing in the company with PLDT.