Grab Davao a collaborative community of drver-partners and passengers


Grab is a Southeast Asia’s leading on-demand transportation and mobile payment platform. Grab solves critical transportation challenges to make transport freedom a reality for 620 million people in Southeast Asia. Grab’s core product platform includes transport solutions for drivers and passengers with an emphasis on convenience, safety and reliability, as well as its proprietary mobile payments platform, GrabPay, which is increasing access to mobile payment solutions for millions of Grab riders and drivers across Southeast Asia and depending financial inclusion in the region. Grab’s network of 500,000 agents is helping the unbanked and underbanked utilize GrabPay’s platform to participate in digital revolution.

Since 2014, Grab’s presence has grown to be a backbone of digital economy in Davao City. With strong local operations, a positive network of passengers and driver-partners, safe and reliable environment, Grab has ushered positive social impact and transportation efficiency in Davao City.

On-demand economy with safer rides

As on-demand transportation grows, driver-partners are the core of a system that boosts the local economy and creates a safer community. Davao driver-partners are actively contributed to the community by supporting the local government’s relief programs and donations. On top of that, Grab has reported a 0.25% accident rate and cut down travel time by 70% national average, truly putting safety, reliability, and convenience on the forefront for Dabawenyos.

Grab, through its GrabTaxi service, has created a sustainable livelihood for its driver-partners in Davao. Incentives and perks are provided to the driver-partners to stretch their earning potential, on top of their usual learning from taxi-hailing. In the Philippines, driver-partners earn 35% more than the national average. Davao has seen GrabTaxi drivers earn an additional P4,000 on average from fares and incentives. On top of that, vocational livelihood programs like Misiskolar provide more opportunities for their families to earn and succeed.

The hard work and efforts of Grab drivers does not go unnoticed. This is why Grab hosts its quarterly Pagpugay, to recognize and give back to reliable and honest drivers for their dedication and hard work. On this day, five noble Dabawenyo driver-partners namely Leechar De Leon, Jeffrey Cabras, Joseph Ayala, Bernardo Delos Reyes and Richard Perez will be recognized. It will be followed by the opening of the Grab Basketball league, giving drivers and their families a chance to mingle with their friends.

More value to every ride

With the increasing demands on rides, Grab gives passengers more value to every peso. Every ride taken with earns GrabRewards points. These points can be used to redeem offers on food, fashion, beauty, tech and entertainment from merchant partners. GrabRewards is bringing Dabawenyo’s closer to the things that matters to them most.

How to use GrabReward?

Select “GrabRewards” on the menu.

Browse through GrabRewards catalog and Select “Purchase” on the offer you like.
Select “Confirm” and enjoy your rewards.
Grab is also promoting the power of cashless transactions. Whether it be for transferring of credits to loved ones, using credit/debit accounts or just maintaining a mobile wallet for a seamless payment system, GrabPay has everything covered.

Forward together

With more plans in store to continuously improve the lives of Dabawenyos, Grab commits to providing improved services. Davao’s GrabTaxi operation is a proven testament of our platform’s technology, usability and good service made possible by homegrown taxi fleets. With the next stop to the future of transportation just around the corner, Grab holds fast to its promise to serve as Davao’s reliable on-demand transportation and fintech platform, with the greatest interest of its drivers and riders always on the forefront.

Photo credit to Ms. Jules Veloso

Thank you Grab Philippines for continue valuing your driver-partners and passengers.

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