More than one million pesos are allocated by Home Credit Philippines, a consumer credit technology company, to help the victims of Super Typhoon Odette which devastated much of the Visayas and Mindanao days before Christmas.
This amount will be channeled through its partner agencies for the distribution of assistance in the field.
In an official statement, Home Credit announced that it had temporarily suspended operations in areas affected by the typhoon. This means that the collection of loan payments will be temporarily suspended to provide respite for clients affected by the recent disaster in areas declared by the government under Storm Signals 3 and 4. “In the meantime, My Home Credit App will continue to operate. for your financial transactions which you need most during these times, ”the statement added.
Customers in the affected areas can contact the company through the website www.homecredit.ph or the official Facebook page www.facebook.com.homecreditph for further details.
“We are one with our kababayans who are affected by the typhoon,” said Sheila Paul, Marketing Director of Home Credit Philippines. “We will overcome this challenge together,” she adds.
In addition, Home Credit allocated a budget to provide financial assistance to its affected employees based in the southern provinces who were on the way to the typhoon. He called for an internal donation campaign and the amount raised will be matched by the company to pool funds for Odette victims among its employees.
“We continue to monitor the situation of our employees and we are positioned to provide assistance as soon as possible,” said Alpha Omega Aquino, Chief People Officer of the company.
Home Credit Philippines has already served more than 8 million Filipinos, enabling them to support themselves through various consumer credit products.