Sunday, September 20, 2020

Globe, ABS-CBN Foundation To Offer Toll Free Calls To Bantay Bata #163 For All Globe Customers

Globe, ABS-CBN Foundation To Offer Toll Free Calls To Bantay Bata #163 For All Globe Customers

Spotlight

Alibaba Cloud Launches New Digital Ecosystem Strategy In The Philippines

This will help local businesses adapt further to the new normal!

EDC Donates PCR Machines To Enhance Negros Oriental’s COVID-19 Resiliency

Energy Development Corporation donates equipment worth P8.5-million to Negros Oriental.

CeMAP, PISI Express Full Support For Bayanihan To Recover As One Act

The Cement Manufacturers Association of the Philippines and Philippine Iron and Steel Institute announce full support to the recently signed Bayanihan to Recover as One Act.

Globe Gives Back To Loyal Customers With 0917 National G Day Festivities

With lots of games and surprises for loyal Globe users, catch the National G Day starting September 17!

Globe and ABS-CBN Foundation Inc. have joined forces to advocate for the health and safety of all Filipino children by offering toll free calls to Bantay Bata #163 helpline for all Globe and TM mobile phone users beginning November 18, 2019.

Through the recent signing of a memorandum of agreement, the 2 parties will be able to strengthen the efforts of Bantay Bata in protecting disadvantaged and at-risk children through a nationwide network of social services such rescue and rehabilitation, training and advocacy on child abuse prevention, rehabilitation of families in crisis, educational scholarships, community outreach and medical and dental missions.

By making Bantay Bata #163 toll-free for all Globe and TM Customers, it will become easier and safer to report, rescue and rehabilitate sick and abused children. Dialing the helpline also means hope for Filipino children and their families who are suffering in silence due to child abuse.

Currently, children and youth in the Philippines continue to face huge challenges. According to last year’s report on the Situation Analysis of Children in the Philippines, 2 in 3 children experienced physical violence, 2 in 5 from psychological violence, 1 in 4 from sexual violence, and 2 in 3 from peer violence. Worse, violence against children often takes place at home.

“The ABS-CBN Foundation Inc. is happy to connect with Globe to help in creating swifter communication for the Bantay Bata program. By making #163 toll free, it will be easier for more concerned citizens to report child abuse right away. The installation of Globe Prepaid WIFIs in all Bantay Bata regional offices will also help change the way we get updates, making it easier to coordinate in various areas and offices”, says Jing Castaneda Velasco, Program Director of Bantay Bata 163.

“Globe has been leading the Philippines to become a digital nation while building ecosystems benefiting individuals, families, and businesses. Globe Business, for instance, has revolutionized enterprises by making them digitally accessible to their customers through the toll-free #hotline solution. Now, the same technology that we offer to companies can be used to protect Filipino children against all forms of violence,”said Albert de Larrazabal, Globe Chief Commercial Officer. “We are glad to work with ABS-CBN Foundation and we are one with them in the vision to build a safe Philippines and to protect the youth by making Bantay Bata #163 accessible through our network for free.”

Globe will provide connectivity and communication support to the Bantay Bata Children’s Village and their regional offices —such as The Children’s Village in Norzagaray, Bulacan and Bantay Bata Regional Offices in Laguna, Cebu, Iloilo, Bicol, Negros, Zamboanga, Davao — where rescued Bantay Bata Hotline 163 kids are taken.

ABS-CBN Foundation is an advocate for public service in strategic sectors of Philippine society. It aims to awaken hope in the Filipino through implementing projects via multi sectoral partnerships in the spirit of bayanihan. It has three major programs: Bantay Bata 163, Bantay Kalikasan, and Sagip Kapamilya.

As a purpose-led organization, Globe aims to contribute to nation building by combining innovation and technology with the power of collaboration, to achieve inclusive and sustainable development for all. Through the years, Globe has looked after the welfare of the Filipino youth through its various programs and advocacies on cyberwellness, education, mental health, and anti-piracy, among others.

Aside from Bantay Bata 163, Globe has also partnered with SAGIP Kapamilya, providing relief goods to affected families during disasters.

Latest News

Epson Launches New High-Speed Inkjet Copiers For Busy Work Environments

Check out the newest sustainable devices of Epson!

Sec. Tugade Suspends 0.75-Meter Physical Distancing

Tugade suspends the implementation of the reduced 0.75-meter physical distancing among passengers while waiting for the decision of PRRD on the matter.

TransUnion Tackles Online Credit Application Dropouts And Rising Fraud

The new Seamless Onboarding service will help financial services industry offer digital access to products for consumers during pandemic and beyond.

33K Eastern Samar Families Left Out Of SAP To Get Cash Aid

Around 33,000 families in Eastern Samar excluded from the national government's Social Amelioration Program will receive PHP2,000 cash assistance from the provincial government.

Palace On PH Internet Connectivity: ‘We Will Do Better’

Do you think that the internet connection in the Philippines will ever improve?

San Juan Puts Up Bike, Motorcycle Dedicated Lanes

San Juan City dedicates motorcycle and bicycle lanes along Ortigas Avenue. Have you seen it yet?

XTREME Appliances Reveals Exciting Plans For Filipino Consumers

XTREME Appliances announces its upcoming plans and efforts dedicated to the Filipino customers.

Manila Hospitals Get High-Flow Oxygen Devices

The high-flow oxygen therapy will benefit the Ospital ng Sampaloc patients with severe COVID-19 infection and who may have acute respiratory failure.

PH COVID-19 Cases Rise By 3,375; Recoveries Now 208K

DOH reports 3,375 new infections of COVID-19, raising the country’s overall tally to 276,289 with only 63,408 active cases on Thursday.