Despite physical disabilities, Happiest Pinoy 2009 Finalist Kcat Yarza finds ways to prove that nothing can stop her from doing absolutely anything, including helping and inspiring her fellowmen to do the same, which she did for her 29th birthday.
Kcat celebrated her day at the Philippine General Hospital as she, her friends and family, Cebuana Lhuillier Insurance Solutions (CLIS), and the PJ Lhuillier Foundation, Inc. shared gifts, food, toys, and encouragement to the patients for her May Birthday Project.
Kcat suffers from Neurofibromatosis Type II, a rare genetic disorder which causes hear loss, eye and spinal lesions and disequilibrium.
The PJ Lhuillier Foundation, Inc. and the Cebuana Lhuillier Insurance Solutions are under PJ Lhuillier Group of Companies, which manages manages Cebuana Lhuillier, the country's leading pawnshop. Cebuana Lhuillier, which is set to celebrate its 25th anniversary, was founded by Ambassador Philippe Jones Lhuillier in 1987.
Cebuana Lhuillier Pawnshop has been the leading pawnshop chain in the Philippines with over 1,500 branches across the country—from Aparri to Tawi-Tawi. For 25 years now, Cebuana has been true to its slogan “Walang Kapantay Magpahalaga” through the incomparable services that the company offers to its customers- this includes — pawning, local and international remittance, insurance, bills payment, e-load, collection, and foreign exchange. Founded in 1987 by the current Philippine envoy to Portugal, Ambassador Philippe Jones Lhuillier, Cebuana Lhuillier is currently managed by its President and CEO, Jean Henri Lhuillier.