I-Remit participated in the Christmas Tree Lighting dedicated to our modern day heroes, the overseas Filipino workers. Said event was staged on December 17, 2012 by SMART at the SM Mall of Asia. Attendees included leaders from various NGOs supporting OFWs namely: KAMPI, Kabalikat ng OFW, AWARE, KALAHI Advocates, KAKAMMPI, Kaibigan ng OCWs, Center for Overseas Workers, and United Filipino Seafarers.
Hosted by SMART’s Manager for Global Access International Tisha Quinitio, the program also featured a speech by I-Remit Chairman & CEO, Bansan C. Choa on I-Remit’s own advocacy and commitment to support OFWs by providing fast, reliable and affordable services. I-Remit officers present were Harris Jacildo (President and COO), Gilbert Gaw (Director), Glenn Igual (VP-I.T. Services and OIC-Global Sales & Marketing). Serenading the crowd with Christmas songs were the MARIST School, Marikina Boys Choir and the PUP Alumni Choir.