Maya Supports BSP’s PalengQR Initiative in Batanes

BATANES, Philippines – Maya, the #1 Digital Bank in the Philippines and an early adopter of QR Ph, proudly supports the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas’ (BSP) PalengQR initiative, recently launched in Batanes.

Batanes embraces digital payments (L-R): Atty. Noel Neil Malimban, BSP Regional Director for North Luzon; Provincial Governor Hon. Marilou Horlina Cayco; Dir. Pinky Jimenez, Regional Director, DICT

In collaboration with the Batanes Provincial Government, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), and the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), this innovative “digi-palengke” program aims to modernize financial transactions in public markets and local transportation. Through the standardized QR Ph system, vendors can seamlessly accept digital payments from any e-wallet provider or bank.

The event also featured the debut of the Free Public Wi-Fi Park and other initiatives designed to empower businesses and consumers with secure, efficient cashless transactions.

Maya’s commitment to supporting QR Ph and PalengQR underscores its dedication to creating an integrated financial ecosystem. This initiative plays a crucial role in reshaping the financial landscape in the Philippines, promoting inclusivity and accessibility in financial services for all Filipinos.

Governor Hon. Marilou Horlina Cayco signs the Pledge of Commitment of the adoption of the PalengQR Ph Plus in the province of Batanes.

About Maya
Maya is the #1 Fintech Ecosystem in the Philippines, with Maya, the #1 Digital Bank, and Maya Business, the #1 Omni-Channel Payment Processor. Maya Bank is a digital bank regulated by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), with deposits insured by the Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation (PDIC) up to ₱500,000 per depositor. To learn more about Maya, check out and Follow Maya at @mayaiseverything on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and TikTok and @mayaofficialph on Twitter. 

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