ILOILO City is already known worldwide for its bike lanes and bike-friendly policies. It is one of the few cities in the country where the bicycle is a priority and incentives for its use.
Recently, consumer finance solutions provider Home Credit, through its bike merchant partners, launched the #BikeKaNaman program. Through it, the company is providing accessible and affordable ways for more Filipinos to afford bicycles.
Last July, Home Credit was among the partners of the Iloilo Bike Festival, the largest gathering of bike lovers and enthusiasts in Iloilo City, organized by Iloilo Festival Foundations Inc. and the Iloilo City Government with different parties stakeholders. With the theme: “BikeKaNaman sa Iloilo City”, the three-day event is one of many LGU initiatives to promote the city as a safe, scenic and sustainable cycling community.
Home Credit was a proud partner of the Iloilo Bike Festival 2022 and the Iloilo City Biking community. Through its bicycle merchant partners and consumer finance solutions, Home Credit has provided accessible and affordable ways for more Filipinos to afford bicycles.
“We at Home Credit would like to express our solidarity with the community that we support alternative mobility. We support cycle tourism. environment,” said Ken Lerona, public relations manager at HCPH.
The Iloilo City Government saw the importance of cycling not only as a hobby or sport, but also as an environmentally friendly and cost-effective mode of transportation.
“We would like to thank Home Credit for helping with the Iloilo Bike Festival. As Mayor of Iloilo City, I truly appreciate and commend Home Credit’s assistance with our bike festival and bike lanes as we promote Iloilo as the bike capital of the Philippines,” said Jerry Treñas. , Mayor of Iloilo City.
Home Credit has seen a significant increase in bike sales in Iloilo City and other bike-friendly communities across the country. Through its consumer finance solutions, it hopes to be an ally in bringing greater access to bicycles to more Filipinos as part of its vision to empower Filipinos to live the life they want now.
“We believe that if we support and empower the community to afford these bikes, we are promoting a healthy lifestyle, we are promoting a healthy environment. That’s what we do at Home Credit,” added Lerona.