MANILA – The Pag-IBIG Fund launched on Thursday its mobile app to bring its services closer to its members during the celebration of its 42nd anniversary.
In his recorded message, President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. acknowledged the importance of the home development mutual fund which gives millions of Filipinos hope to realize their dreams to have their own home.
“Through the years, the Pag-IBIG Fund has stayed true to the goal to realize the dreams of millions of Filipinos by providing secure savings programs and dependable and affordable housing loans,” Marcos said.
He also underscored the need to elevate the services that Pag-IBIG has been offering to the public through its new mobile application.
“Today, we also welcome the launching of the Virtual Pag-IBIG Mobile Application. The app will bring Pag-IBIG Fund’s services and benefits closer to every Filipino. In line with the unwavering commitment of this administration to digitize and streamline our services, be assured that this administration is committed to support you as you implement housing and development programs and initiatives,” the president added.
Department of Human Settlement and Urban Development (DHSUD) Secretary Rizalino Acuzar, for his part, assured Pag-IBIG members that the agency will continue to make use of information technology to improve its services.
“This service innovation will significantly help in providing social benefits to our fellow Filipinos, in line with the call of Pres. Marcos to maximize the use of information technology in the delivery of public service,” Acuzar said.
Pag-IBIG Fund Chief Executive Officer Marilene Acosta demonstrated the service features and the user-friendly interface of the agency’s mobile app during the launch.
Through the app, Pag-IBIG members could get their membership ID number, view the status of their housing or short-term loan, make online payments and create a virtual Pag-IBIG account.
Members can also check through the app the status of their savings and annual dividends, the balance and due dates of their loans and payment records.
The Virtual Pag-IBIG Mobile Application is available for download via Apple Store and Google Play.
The Mobile app has been downloaded by more than 750,000 users since its beta version was made available in August this year. (PNA)