This is the focus of Pag-IBIG Fund as it celebrates the 28th year founding anniversary.
The Pag-IBIG Fund or the Home Development Mutual Fund (HDMF) celebrates its 28th year as one “Big Happy Pag-IBIG Family”.
Vice President for Southern Mindanao Jose W. Banzon, Jr. in his message during the Family Day on Sunday, December 14 at the SM City Event Center said that Pag-IBIG in itself is a big happy family as he stressed that every employee of the Fund help one another and support each other collectively.
“Each one of us belong to the Fund family and we must have in our desire to help and assist the members of this family,” he said.
The family always look up to its upliftment and well being and each one share common values, he said.
Families may differ in their values he said either centering their direction to God while others on material acquisition, characrer building or the making of good citizens.
But as member of the Pag-IBIG Fund family he said everybody is expected to adhere to the Fund’s core value of SPICE G meaning Service, Professionalism, Intergrity, Commitment, Excellence, Growth.
He said imbibing such core values, they can as a family respond effectively and deliver good service to the Fund members.
“If the employees think that they belong to the Pag-IBIG family, the Fund’s success will also be their success,” he said.
He urged the employees to see to it that Pag-IBIG Fund fulfills its commitment and achieve its objective.
He said ahead of them are lots of challenges but working as one they could hurdle any challenge.
Meanwhile Banzon said that as Pag-IBIG Fund turns 28 this year, there are lots of reasons to celebrate.
He said 2008 saw the expansion of the Fund, as more branches opened both within the country and overseas. The membership base continues to grow and the membership services continue to improve.
“Pag-IBIG Fund is growing. Our family is growing,” he said.
However, let it be said that amidst our growth, we remain rooted to our mandates, we stay connected to each other, we are one big happy family, Banzon added.
He said Pag-IBIG Fund may be situated in different locations – from the headquarters, to the regions, to overseas – but no distance could distinguish them from one another when it comes to their ideals in public service.
“Ours is a collective style of public service, as we work together for the benefit of our members, the true owners of the Fund,” he said.
With this year’s theme “Isang Pag-IBIG, Isang Pamilya”, the Fund aside from holding the Family Day, put up exhibits showcasing the gains of Pag-IBIG and capped the 28th year founding anniversary celebration by honoring outstanding employers whose employees are members of the Fund. The outstanding employees of Pag-IBIG Fund were also given recognition during the culmination activity held at the Fund’s headquarter at the Atrium, Makati City.