Millennials like us have been called many names like entitled, shallow, and self-centered. But we all know that this is not true. There is more to us than what meets the public eye. We have our own passions, were creative and imaginative and most of all we aren’t afraid to take the big leap just to express ourselves.
People may sometimes misconstrue what I say because I am outspoken most of the time and I make it a point to have my opinion heard especially if I have something to contribute to the table. However, I still give value to the counsel of the years and I do not discount their advice to me since they say that the best teacher is through experience.
So with the counsel of our mentors and our gutsy attitudes I know that we can change the world somehow 🙂 That’s why when I was invited a couple of weeks back to the event of PayMaya I didn’t really hesitate since they would launch their new millennial brand ambassadors and I was stoked to find out who they would be.
The event was held at the Pineapple Lab in Makati where guests were encouraged to dress up in a Bohemian get up.
Coffee stations were readily available during the event and a sumptuous lunch was served to the media and blogger guests. Since I couldn’t really stay long until the event finished I just decided to take a few snaps of the event after they introduced their newest young ambassadors. Are you really to meet them? Well, here goes…
Alyssa Valdez is a volleyball phenomenon who also coaches aspiring volleyball players and is a co-owner of Ally’s All-Day Breakfast.
Louis Faure is a community builder who gave up his life in Paris to work with Gawad-Kalinga Enchanted Farm as an Agribusiness Development Officer.
Gael Hilotin, the Pinay Solo Backpacker, has been to 81 local provinces and shares her travel experiences to empower fellow wanderers.
Jappy Agoncillo is a mural master that captures the expression of his generation while inspiring fellow up-and-coming local artists to pursue their craft.
Ava Te-Zabat is an artsy mom who is a living proof that a woman can raise a family while nurturing her own career and passions.
Wiji Lacsamana is a self-taught illustrator, thriving tattoo artist and perfumer in her shop called Radioactive Mushrooms in the Forest.
What do they all have in common? They are showing the world that millennials go far beyond the selfie and are capable of doing remarkable things even at a young age.
Just like what I always say: “It doesn’t really matter how many times you falter and fall what matter is how you keep pushing forward despite the tribulations presented to you At the end of the day, what’s important is that you’re still standing despite your battle scars”
Never stop dreaming and follow your passions because you’ll never know some dreams do come true 🙂
For those not really familiar with PayMaya here’s a quick 411 on this new digital platform which will make your transactions easier.
PayMaya makes shopping and paying online possible even without a credit card as it can be used for online purchases, including digital subscriptions such as movies and music. Since it is prepaid, it is a great way to manage finances because users can only spend what’s in their wallet and nothing more. Transaction details can be viewed in-app or through through real-time text notifications. Also cash can be withdrawn directly from your ATM upon upgrading of your PayMaya card.
This multi-faceted card is also the preferred means of young entrepreneurs to get paid for their goods and services. It can be used to pay for web hosting and social media sponsored posts for web managers and many more. For millennials like us who are starting to take #adulting tasks seriously, they can pay for MERALCO, PLDT, Smart, Sun, Globe, Sunlife and Maynilad bills using the PayMaya app.
Aside from the virtual card that instantly comes with the mobile app, there is also a physical card that can be used at any Bancnet ATM nationwide where VISA and Mastercard are accepted. This can be ordered at http://www.paymaya.com/shop.
There are many reloading stations for the PayMaya wallet. Simply go to any of the following: SM Business Centers, Robinsons Department Stores, 7-Eleven with CLiQQ kiosks, Ministop with Touchpay kios, Wellcome, Shopwise, 2Go, Smart Padala Centers, Unionbank ATMs, and BDO online banking.
For more information, visit paymaya.com.