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PayMaya’s “Millennials Beyond the Selfie” Campaign Empowers the Generation to Drive the Digital Economy

PayMaya Supports the #NowNation

The millennial (#NowNation) is the most talked about generation.  They are sometimes labeled as “self-centered”, “entitled” and “shallow”.  However, there are remarkable young men and women that prove that the labels are nothing but misconceptions.  PayMaya, the country’s pioneer in digital financial services understands and fully supports them.  That is why they launched the “Millennials Beyond the Selfie” campaign at Pineapple Lab earlier today.  They aim to inspire and empower young Filipinos to pursue their passions and go for their goals.

Meet #NowNation Ambassadors

For the campaign, PayMaya introduced ambassadors who are redefining their generation in their own fields.

(Left to right) Louis Faure, The Expat Community Builder; Alyssa Valdez, The Phenom with a Purpose; Sharon Kayanan, Marketing and Brand head for PayMaya Philippines; Orlando Vea, President and CEO of PayMaya Philippines; Ava Zabat, The Artsy Mom; Wiji Lacsamana, The Online Jill of All Trades; and Jappy Agoncillo, The Mural Master

Alyssa Valdez is a volleyball phenomenon who also coaches aspiring volleyball players and is a co-owner of Ally’s All-Day Breakfast.

Louis Faure is a community builder who gave up his life in Paris to work with Gawad-Kalinga Enchanted Farm as an agribusiness development officer.

TNC Pro Team  is a Philippine eSports Champion who brings pride to the country by winning in a popular online battle video game, DOTA.

Gael Hilotin, the Pinay Solo Backpacker, has been to 81 local provinces and shares her travel experiences to empower fellow wanderers.

Jappy Agoncillo is a mural master that captures the expression of his generation while inspiring fellow up-and-coming local artists to pursue their craft.

Ava Te-Zabat is an artsy mom who is a living proof that a woman can raise a family while nurturing her own career and passions.

Wiji Lacsamana is a self-taught illustrator, thriving tattoo artist and perfumer in her shop called Radioactive Mushrooms in the Forest.

What do they all have in common?  They are showing the world that millennials go far beyond the selfie and are capable of doing remarkable things even at a young age.

PayMaya, Empowering the #NowNation

Millennials are an internet-savvy bunch.  Many prefer to shop and pay online.  PayMaya makes this possible even without a credit card as it can be used for online purchases, including digital subscriptions such as movies and music.  Since it is prepaid, it is a great way to manage finances because users can only spend what’s in their wallet and nothing more.  Transaction details can be viewed in-app or through through real-time text notifications.

PayMaya is also the preferred means of young entrepreneurs to get paid for their goods and services.  It can be used to pay for web hosting and social media sponsored posts for web managers and many more.  For millennials who are starting to take #adulting tasks seriously, they can pay for MERALCO, PLDT, Smart, Sun, Globe, Sunlife and Maynilad bills using the PayMaya app.

Aside from the virtual card that instantly comes with the mobile app, there is also a physical card that can be used at any Bancnet ATM nationwide where VISA and Mastercard are accepted.  This can be ordered at www.paymaya.com/shop.

There are many reloading stations for the PayMaya wallet.  Simply go to any of the following: SM Business Centers, Robinsons Department Stores, 7-Eleven with CLiQQ kiosks, Ministop with Touchpay kios, Wellcome, Shopwise, 2Go, Smart Padala Centers, Unionbank ATMs, and BDO online banking.

For more information, visit paymaya.com.

 

 

Lea Cruz

A hardcore Star Wars fan, we’ve been calling Lea the Philippines’ Princess of Tech. She serves as the Lifestyle Editor at Unbox and the host for some of our YouTube videos.

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