Pasig City Mega Market is the First in NCR to be PalengQR Plus Ready & Activated! 

Pasigueños, pinamalengke mo, i-GCash mo na!

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) and the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) in collaboration with GCash, continue with their campaign to promote financial inclusion for all Filipinos with the recent roll-out of the ‘Paleng-QR Ph Plus’ in one of the biggest public wet markets in the country, Hurray for the Pasiguenos because it's the Pasig City Mega Market!

Paleng-QR Ph Plus was launched in Pasig City Mega Market in partnership with 
BSP, DILG, and GCash. Pasig is the first city to launch PalengQR plus in NCR.

Leading the launch were  BSP Governor Felipe Medalla and Deputy Governor Bernadette Romulo Puyat. All eyes, ears, and cameras were set on Pasig City Mayor Honorable Victor Ma. Regis Sotto was spotted at the said event too. He welcomed and thanked everyone, and is excited about the PalengQR Plus launch and the convenience it'll bring to the community. Honorable Vice Mayor Robert Vincent Jude Jaworski Jr., and the entire Pasig City council were there in full support as well.


BSP Governor Felipe Medalla

Pasig City Mayor Honorable Victor Ma. Regis Sotto

Honorable Vice Mayor Robert Vincent Jude Jaworski Jr.

Deputy Governor Bernadette Romulo Puyat

To facilitate a seamless implementation of the Paleng-QR Ph plus program, GCash set up a booth at the Pasig City Mega Market to assist in the onboarding of new merchants. Financial literacy sessions are also conducted for market vendors and topics include building the habit of cashless transactions in markets and availing of different wealth management options such as GSave, GInsure and GLoans using GCash


At dahil d'yan Pasigueños, mapa-market vendors and tricycle drivers to the mamimili, will now have the access to a safer and more convenient cashless experience through GCash QR code.

Advantages of paying using your GCash app via QR code

  1. Cashless na ang punta sa palengke. 
  2. Level up and very techie na ang pagbabayad, Scan the PalengQR Qr code na lang, pay and thats it! :) 
  3. Exact Payment na kaya no need mag-antay or maghagilap ng sukli
  4. Di na malulusutan ng pekeng pera because it's all out there via digital wallet
  5. May Transaction Receipt and History for better tracking ng gastos/income

*data/internet/wifi connectivity is required while using the gcash app

Currently, approximately 2,055 Pasig City market vendors have been on-boarded for the GCash QR payment acceptance, bringing an overall total of about 957,620 public market and MSMEs around the country already accepting GCash cashless payments using QR codes.


Ultimately, this sustaining initiative is driving the growth of the digital ecosystem in the country, especially in the grassroots economy. According to Leny, Meat Section President of Pasig City Mega Market, “Malaking tulong sa akin ang GCash sa aking negosyo dito sa palengke at sa aking araw araw na buhay.”


She also added, “Yung mga bayad na tinatanggap ko via GCash QR nagagamit ko na rin pang bayad ng bills at pang online shopping kahit na busy ako sa palengke. Higit sa lahat, nagagamit din ng aking buong pamilya lalo na ng aking mga anak na ginagamit din nila sa kanilang mga sariling negosyo o pang emergency.”


With a shared vision of a cash-lite society, GCash, BSP, and DILG have been working closely together to mount the Paleng-QR Ph plus in various cities and municipalities across the country. Now also accepting GCash cashless payments via QR codes are Baguio City Public Market, Bankerohan Public Market in Davao City, Dao Public Market in Tagbilaran City, Lapu Lapu City Public Market, and the People’s Market in Naga City.


Over the years, GCash and BSP have launched various financial solutions and advocacy programs making Filipinos’ everyday lives better. Moreover, their strategic partnership is helping consumers become more financially capable and empowered while enabling micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs), including start-ups, to grow their businesses and uplift their livelihood.

The GCash app is available for free on Google Play or the App Store.

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