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SSS gives back to members in celebration of their 65th anniversary

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Sept 20 (PIA) – Social Security System (SSS) celebrates their 65th anniversary through a month-long celebration with series of activities including the member’s day activity in Zamboanga City.

The celebration this year is different compared to the past years because of the pandemic, one of the special activities is the member’s day as this is their way of giving back to the members and pensioners.

“This is the time that we can really see that it is different if you are a member of SSS,” Nap Rabanal III, Senior Communications Analyst of SSS Mindanao West Division said.

SSS invited their members, companies and stakeholders in a one day member’s days activity with a short talk on health and wellness and special raffle prizes to all the participants. Rabanal said this activity was conducted to express their gratitude to the members SSS.

The activity also aims to know the status of their members and to hear their success stories from their beneficiaries, which will determine whether they actually received their benefits on schedule. 

Moreover, SSS continues to provide accessibility to all their members by adapting with online processing of their contributions, loans, benefits and other inquiries.

“We always encourage our members to register online as this will give them access to all of the benefits and privileges of SSS.” Rabanal said.

SSS will also introduce a new voluntary provident fund scheme dubbed the Workers' Investment and Savings Program (WISP) later this year, this is meant to be an additional savings option for private-sector employees and other individual members.

In addition, SSS also continues their Contribution Penalty Condonation Programs (CPCPs) to assist commercial and domestic businesses that fallen behind on employee payments due to pandemic. (RVC/MLE/OOJ-GIP/PIA9-Zamboanga City)

About the Author

Myra Cel Espinosa

Information Officer II

Region 9

Myra Espinosa is an Information Officer of the Philippine Information Agency Region IX.  She writes news and feature stories on issues concerning COVID-19 for the agency's website and social media platforms. She is currently the program host of Kapihan na Zamboanga Public Briefing, as well as a news contributor for PTV News. She holds a Masters Degree in Public Administration Major in Organization and Management from Western Mindanao State University.

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