Last December 02, 2016, the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration Regional Welfare Office III (OWWA RWO III) celebrated family day with the Bulacan Federation OFC in Balagtas, Bulacan.
“Nang dumating ako sa OWWA Region 3 nung 2012, hindi pa ganito ang estado ng mga OFW, hindi pa naming nabuo lahat, watak watak pa at hindi ganito ka organisado, pero nagbilang ako ng apat na taon at ganito na ngayon.”, said OWWA RWO III Director Ma. Lourdes V. Reyes as she welcomed the participants and thanked them of the hard work they’ve put into the federation. “Para akong nanay na pinanganak ang federation, dahan dahan tinuruan namin, nagbibigay tayo ng training, mga events, at dahan dahan binibitawan namin, kasi nakikita namin na kaya niyo ng patakbuhin ang federation at yung OFC ng bawat munisipyo at bawat barangay. I couldn’t be more proud to see Bulacan OFC Federation like this.” Director Reyes added.
474 OFW families attended the family day celebration wherein fun games, dance presentations from different municipal federation and raffle draws completed the event.
The celebration was also graced with the presence of ACTS OFW representative Derick Delos Reyes, Public Employment Service Office (PESO) Bataan Provincial Manager Elizabeth Alonzo, PESO Municipal Manager Emelita San Agustin of Guiguinto, PESO Municipal Manager Ian De Guzman of Balagtas, Tess Zaragosa of SM Development Corporation (SMDC), Tina Pancho, and Bulacan Vice Governor Daniel Fernando.