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November 27, 2017
First Batch of Domestic Workers Deployed to Japan
25 Filipino Domestic Workers (DW) recruited by Magsaysay Global Services, Inc. bound for Japan attended the Pre-Departure Orientation Seminar (PDOS) conducted by RWO-NCR at the OWWA Training Center, Bocobo, Manila on 28 February 2017.
Magsaysay Global Services, Inc. is a land-based manpower and human resources services that provides strategic recruitment, staffing and management services to different countries. In partnership with Japanese-based recruitment agency Pasona Grou...
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October 26, 2017
Conference at AIM Highlights Results of 3-Year Study on OFWs by OWWA and AIM

Conference at AIM Highlights Results of 3-Year Study on OFWs by OWWA and AIM

 

In 2014-2017 a research team from OWWA and AIM followed 2,000 first-time Fili...

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October 13, 2017
OWWA RWO 8 JOINS LECTURE ON FINANCIAL LITERACY AND MARITIME LABOUR CONVENTION, 2006

The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration Regional Welfare Office VIII joined the lecture on Financial Literacy and Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 last September 28, 2017 at the National Maritime Polytechnic (NMP) School Building No. 3, Tacloban City.

The lecture was participated by eighty-one (81) seafarers currently enrolled in Maritime Labour Convention (MLC). Engr. Ponciano V. Trinidad, OIC, Maritime Training and Assessment Division open the event and welcomed...

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October 13, 2017
OWWA RWO VIII HOLDS 2017 MODEL OFW FAMILY OF THE YEAR AWARDS

 

With the endeavour to give proper recognition to the outstanding achievements of the OFWs and their families and to highlight the role of the OFW family acting as a group in the attainment of socio-civic, educational, professional and material success, OWWA once again held its search for Model OFW Family of the Year Awards. 

Three families were nominated for the land-based category namely Engr. Salvador S. Villalino Sr., and Family from Catbalogan City, Mr. William B. Aner and...

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October 13, 2017
OWWA Region 1 offers tech-voc scholarship to OFWs, dependents

The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) encourages its member-overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) or their qualified dependents in Ilocos Region to take advantage of its scholarship program on technical-vocational skills development.

The OWWA Skills For Employment Scholarship Program (SESP) aims to provide training assistance to OFWs or their qualified dependents who desire to enroll in any tech-voc courses in any training institute accredited by the TESDA.

The SESP prov...

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October 13, 2017
OWWA Caraga holds Capability Building for PESO Officers

The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration kicked off its 4th PESO Conference in the Province of Dinagat Islands in time with the province’s Agri-Fishery, Tourism and Industrial Trade Fair 2017. Twenty one (21) PESO managers and their understudy attended the conference at the Don Ruben Training Hall, San Jose, Dinagat Island on October 1, 2017.

            PESO Conference is an annual event spearheaded by the agency in partnership with provincial local government units to c...

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October 13, 2017
MOFYA, financial literacy workshops among OWWA’s accomplishments in September 2017

The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration Regional Welfare Office (OWWA RWO) VI, in reiterating its role as a reliable partner of the Regional Coordinating Council (RCC), published its accomplishments for the month of September in a press briefing organized by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Region VI for the recently implemented Department Orders 182 and 178.

 

The activity, attended by several media personnel from the local trimedia outfits, took place at Tatoy...

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October 13, 2017
OWWA-RWO VI celebrates Seafarers’ Day 2017 with inter-agency orientation seminar

To honor the contributions of its sea-based Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) members, the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration Regional Welfare Office (OWWA RWO) VI recently conducted its annual Seafarers’ Day activity with a free orientation seminar.

About forty-six (46) attendees composed of vacationing seafarers, members of the Seafarers’ Wives of Association of Visayas Inc. (SWAVI) – Iloilo Chapter, and representatives from several manning agencies attended the half-day forum at O...

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October 13, 2017
Dinagat OFWs, Dependents Train on Party Balloon Design, Floral Arrangement and Ice Cream Making

In response to the request of the OFWs and beneficiaries for capability enhancement through livelihood skills training, OWWA under its reintegration program, in partnership with the Provincial Government of Dinagat Island and other national line agencies, carried out a simultaneous Party Balloon Design, Floral Arrangement and Ice Cream Making to Dinagat, San Jose and  Cagdianao OFWs and Dependents.

Fifty six participants from the three municipalities of Dinagat Island attended the firs...

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October 13, 2017
OWWA XII JOINS 17TH CHARTER ANNIVERSARY AND 7TH NEGOSYO FESTIVAL

The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration XII joined the City of Koronadal as it officially opened its 17th Charter Anniversary and 7th Negosyo Festival with the theme "Linking People Towards Global AgriculTourism Business" last October 5, 2017. 

            Various activities were prepared by the City Government of Koronadal for its 4-day celebration this year. Among them are the Kasalan ng Bayan Ceremonies, simultaneous Trade Fair Exhibits, Anniversary Lunch a...

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