Buyers and diners in merchants around Eastwood City as well as local farmers participating in the Harvest to Goodness weekend market can feel safer and more secure as Megaworld Lifestyle Malls taps digital financial services leader PayMaya to offer contactless payment options to customers via PayMaya QR.
By equipping participating booths and stalls at Eastwood City’s Harvest to Goodness weekend market with PayMaya QR, customers can now use contactless payments when they purchase homegrown produce and goods until July 30, 2020 –helping eliminate the risk of handling cash and making it easier and safer to support local businesses.
Patrons can also use their PayMaya app to buy fresh fruits, vegetables, poultry, seafood, and even meals from local stores around the Eastwood Central Plaza and Eastwood Mall’s Open Park. These merchants were equipped with QR payments acceptance through PayMaya’s faster onboarding process for merchants that makes on-the-spot activation of PayMaya QR for merchants possible.
“We’re excited to offer homegrown merchants and local farmers an opportunity to sell their products while also ensuring that our mall patrons are able to pay safely and conveniently through our partnership with PayMaya,” said Tefel Pesigan – Valentino, Vice President and Head for Marketing and Business Development of Megaworld Lifestyle Malls. “As we all work together to recover from the COVID-19 crisis, it’s important to ensure the safety of both our merchant partners and our customers whenever they transact in our malls.”
“Since the start of quarantine, Filipinos have been relying on PayMaya for safer and more convenient transactions for their daily essentials. We’re excited to work with Megaworld Lifestyle Malls in creating an environment where local businesses can continue selling their products using contactless payment technologies like PayMaya QR,” Shailesh Baidwan, President of PayMaya Philippines shared.
Through its app and wallet, PayMaya provides millions of Filipinos with the fastest way to own a financial account with over 40,000 Add Money touchpoints nationwide, more than double the total number of traditional bank branches in the Philippines combined.