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Grab Introduces GrabCar in Cagayan de Oro, Boosts Economic Empowerment in the City


Grab Philippines, known for its commitment to nation-building, has officially launched GrabCar in Cagayan de Oro, expanding its services alongside GrabFood and GrabTaxi. This move not only provides Kagay-anons with a convenient transportation option but also opens up new avenues for livelihoods, strengthening economic activity in the City of Golden Friendship.

Making Mobility Reliable with GrabCar

GrabCar, a trusted mobility service in the Philippines, prioritizes safety, reliability, and cost-effectiveness. Currently servicing the area from Laguindingan Airport to the end of Lapasan and Upper Balulang, GrabCar stands as a reliable commuting alternative for Kagay-anons.

Extending Reach in Mindanao

Cagayan de Oro becomes the second city in Mindanao to welcome GrabCar, aligning with Grab’s mission to create sustainable opportunities and foster economic growth in the region. EJ Dela Vega, Grab Philippines Head of Mobility Marketplace, expresses the superapp’s dedication to understanding Kagay-anons’ needs and offering a mobility solution that contributes to CDO’s long-term success.

Grab’s Economic Empowerment Journey in CDO

Since launching GrabTaxi in 2015, Grab has been digitalizing the taxi ecosystem in Cagayan De Oro. Close partnerships with taxi operators have onboarded hundreds of GrabTaxi driver-partners, significantly boosting their earnings through increased bookings.

In May 2020, Grab expanded its presence in CDO with GrabFood, creating a thriving ecosystem for local ventures. By democratizing access to growth tools and technology, Grab has empowered MSMEs, exemplified by success stories like Frkn Burger, achieving a ten-fold increase in weekly delivery orders and opening a second branch.

A Future of Collaboration and Prosperity

As a dedicated partner for Cagayan De Oro’s economic empowerment, Grab Philippines pledges to continue leveraging technology, engaging users, and fostering community growth. Dela Vega emphasizes the expansive collaboration between Grab and the local government, shaping a future of sustainable opportunities for local entrepreneurs. This partnership showcases the transformative power of technology, innovation, and the boundless potential of the Filipino spirit.

Lifestyle Mommy Blogger and Virtual Assistant from Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines. Aside from doing product reviews and events coverage, she blogs about solo parenting, homeschooling, and things in between.

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