Cebuana Lhuillier gets gold award from US institute


Cebuana Lhuillier president and CEO Jean Henri Lhuillier with the 2019 International Service Excellence Award. Cebuana Lhuillier has received the 2019 International Service Excellence Award from the Customer Service Institute of America (CSIA).This is the third gold certification that the country’s largest microfinancial services provider has received from CSIA—an organization which monitors and evaluates companies…

Cebuana Lhuillier insurance arm transforms into brokerage, ensures accessibility for Filipinos


Brokerage makes insurance accessible for Filipinos. Cebuana Lhuillier has transformed its 20-year Ce-buana Lhuillier Insurance Solutions, Inc. to Cebuana Lhuillier Insurance Brokers, Inc. (CLIB), effectively becoming an insurance broker, to provide Filipinos with better access to more inclusive and affordable insurance. In partnership with insurance providers, CLIB will of-fer life and non-life insurance products through…

Cebuana Lhuillier ties up with UAE firm


Cebuana Lhuillier senior executive vice president Philippe Andre Lhuillier (right) and Worldwide Cash Express Ltd. general manager Rashed Al Ansari sign the agreement to formalize the partnership. Microfinancial services company Cebuana Lhuillier has partnered with Worldwide Cash Express Ltd. to further serve the money remittance needs of overseas Filipino workers in the United Arab Emirates.…

Pawnshops evolve with the times, serves as key players in financial inclusion initiatives


According to the latest Anti-Money Laundering Council’s Strategic Analysis Report published in 2018, pawnshops along with money service businesses are crucial to the promotion of financial inclusion. These alternative financial service access points contribute to the further expansion of the formal financial system. In fact, pawnshops have become one of the biggest supporters of the…

CLFI and Aboitiz Foundation Team Up to Promote Alternative Learning


Cebuana Lhuillier Foundation, Inc. Executive Director Jonathan D. Batangan(center right) and Aboitiz Foundation, Inc. First Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Maribeth L. Marasigan (center left) do the ceremonial handshake to signal the start of CLFI’s online fundraising campaign for their Alternative Learning Program on KINDer. Joining them are Danny M. Cerence, Aboitiz Foundation Inc.…

A good habit to develop


The Philippines is said to have one of the lowest savings rates in Southeast Asia. And according to a survey conducted by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, only one in four households has savings. Meanwhile, the World Bank has said in another survey in the Philippines that most Filipino families’ incomes were eaten up by…

Cebuana Lhuillier’s 2,500 branches advocate financial independence promote micro-savings product thru its rural bank subsidiary


Nowadays, when money is hard to come by, it’s nice to know there are companies who will go out of their way to help Filipinos overcome their financial problems, starting with a few small steps. Widely known for its pawnshop business, Cebuana Lhuillier is getting more recognized now for advocating financial independence, especially among lower-income…

Aeta community in Pampanga no longer unbanked


This Aeta community in Barangay Villamaria in Pampanga can now look forward to saving their hard-earned money through their Cebuana Lhuillier Micro Savings accounts. An indigenous community in Porac, Pampanga can now enjoy secure ways of saving their hard-earned money. The Aetas who live on farming, have recently opened Cebuana Lhuiillier Micro Savings accounts during…

Students start journey to financial freedom


More than 3,000 students and teachers of various schools nationwide have learned the value of saving money and opening a savings account through the Cebuana Lhuillier Micro Savings Iponaryo roadshows. The students from Mantalongon National High School and Cawayan National High School in Cebu, Osmena Colleges in Masbate, St. Peters College in Iligan City, Davao…