Teachers benefit from bank’s practical wealth management program

Teachers from San Jorge National High School in Samar actively participate in one of the Project ₱er@parasyon sessions conducted by CitySavings Eastern Visayas Regional Business Head Adrian Ruiz.

Over 12,000 public school teachers has benefited from Project ₱er@parasyon, a signature corporate social responsibility (CSR) program of City Savings Bank (CitySavings) that aims to enhance the beneficiaries' knowledge on practical wealth management.

Launched in May 20, 2016 through its pilot run for Department of Education (DepEd) District of Oton in Iloilo City, the program aims to strengthen the bank's good governance advocacy by nurturing the financial well-being and protecting the interest of consumers through financial education and awareness in relation to Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Circular No. 857 (Financial Consumer Protection Framework).

"The training highlighted the proper and practical utilization of funds through the modernized saving formula. I've learned to value the importance of managing my finances to ensure financial security and stability", said Marjorie T. Tolosa – SST1, Don Juan Avalon National High School in Northern Samar.

To date, 76 training sessions were conducted by bank's regional and branch business heads. Driven by its CSR philosophy to be the neighbor of choice by giving back to the communities where it operates, CitySavings will continue to create impact to its stakeholders through its various education-related CSR interventions.