FWD Life Insurance Corporation celebrated the International Day of Persons with Disabilities for the second year, this time with a PaskongPinoy-themed event at the University of the Philippines in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City.
Together with partners Special Olympics Philippines and Humanity & Inclusion, FWDInsurance—through its Community Care program—marked the occasion with a fun-filled afternoon of all-time favorite Filipino traditional games, team cheers and chants, as well as exciting performances.
FWD Insurance President and Chief Executive Officer Peter Grimes led the ceremonial Christmas tree lighting to champion solidarity, unity, and inclusion amongst communities.
“We’re delighted to celebrate this special occasion with our Community Care partners Special Olympics Philippines and Humanity & Inclusion for the second year,” FWD Insurance Vice President and Head of Marketing Roche Vandenberghe said.
“As we continue to empower more people to live fulfilled lives, we will continue to shine a light on the talents and abilities of persons with disabilities, and advocatefor their right to equallyaccess opportunities in the community.”
Launched in 2018, FWD Community Care’s vision is to empower people to live fulfilled lives. FWD aims to improve quality of life for people with disabilities in Asia through various partnerships, promoting inclusion, rehabilitation, and occupational training to empower people with disabilities, their families, and their communities.
FWD Life launched its commercial operations in September 2014. As of end-2018, FWD Life has the highest Paid-Up Capital among life insurers in the Philippines with P2.3 billion. FWD Life now ranks 8th in the life insurance industry in terms of New Business Annual Premium Equivalent.