This is what the three videos of BDO Unibank, Inc. would want to portray. The videos are part of BDO remittance service brand BDO Remit‘s campaign featuring real stories of Filipinos abroad engaged in some of the most uncommon jobs. The first one is about a father working in Europe as a celebrated drag performer (titled “Europe“). The second one features a young woman working in Japan as a lonely death cleaner or Tokushu Seiso (“Japan“). The last one is about a father working as a cross-border driver in the Middle East (“Middle East“).
BDO bags Gold in Kidlat Awards
All three videos are recognized as the country’s most creative advertising work of the past year. This leads to BDO Unibank, Inc. becoming the first-ever bank to win the coveted Gold Award in the prestigious 2019 Kidlat Awards. BDO won a total of 10 recognition, including Gold in Best Production Design for the “Japan” video, besting other notable entries across all industries.
BDO availed the services of creative agency Hemisphere-Leo Burnett and production house Film Pabrika in making the videos.
The films are well received by netizens, as seen by the positive sentiments they share on BDO Kabayan Facebook page. Each video now has millions of views on BDO’s YouTube channel as well.
“Through BDO Remit and BDO Kabayan Savings Account, BDO ensures that overseas Filipinos’ hard-earned money reaches their families back in the Philippines, because ‘Together, We Find Ways,'” said Geneva T. Gloria, BDO Remittance Head.
BDO Remit enjoys its presence in Asia with its six remittance offices located in Hong Kong, Macau, and Japan. It also has three representative offices in Singapore, Taiwan, and Korea as well as a full branch in Hong Kong. In the Middle East, BDO Remit has one representative office in the United Arab Emirates. It likewise has two remittance offices in California, USA. In Europe, BDO Remit has presence in the United Kingdom, Austria, France, Italy, Ireland, Spain, and Germany with a total of 12 remittance offices and one representative office in France.
BDO Kabayan Savings Account
Overseas Filipinos and their beneficiaries may open a BDO Kabayan Savings Account at any BDO branch in the Philippines with an initial deposit of only Php100 or $100. The BDO Kabayan Savings Account also has zero maintaining balance as long as there is at least one remittance transaction made within the last two years.
BDO Kabayan Shipping Dollar Account
Seafarers employed by shipping companies accredited by the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration may also open a BDO Kabayan Shipping Dollar Account. They can directly credit their allotment with an initial deposit of only $10.
BDO finds ways
Truly, BDO finds ways. More than the low initial deposit for the BDO Kabayan Savings Account and Kabayan Shipping Dollar Account, the bank ensures the every overseas Filipino’s hard-earned money reaches their families back in the Philippines.
Make sure to watch the three award-winning videos before you leave Momi Berlin’s page. Sometimes, we need inspiration and the best way to have them is seeing true-to-life stories of our kababayans in other foreign countries.