Overseas Workers Welfare Administration
05 June 2019
OWWA and Facebook expand digital literacy program to reach OFWs in Hong Kong, Singapore and Middle East
The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) and Facebook announced the expansion of its digital literacy program in top destinations of our overseas Filipino work Read more
FAKE NEWS: "Hindi po totoo ang kumakalat na post sa Facebook tungkol sa pamimigay ng OWWA ng pera sa airport.
Wala pong programa o serbisyo ang OWWA na ganoon.
Para malaman ang mga programa at serbisyo ng OWWA, Makipag-ugnayan sa OWWAOfficial Facebook page Read more
OWWA announces new EDSP scholars for SY 2019
The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration is proud to announce the new set of 400 scholars under the Education for Development Scholarship Program (EDSP) for school year 2019.
Eighty-four of the new EDSP grantees come from Region IV-A while the National Capital Region and Region III has 46 each.Meanwhile, Middle East-based qualifiers from Al Khobar and Riyadh have 21 Read more
POLO-OWWA facilitates repatriation of 63 domestic workers in Kuwait
A total of 63 workers housed at the Philippine Overseas Labor Office-OWWA shelter will be repatriated in three batches as follows:
7 DWs via Gulf Air 154 Oct. 25, 2018 ETA-11:30AM -October 26
40 DWs via QR 932 Read more
OWWA XI provides assistance to the families of OFWs who died in Saipan
Davao City – The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration – Regional Welfare Office XI Repatriation Team headed by Programs and Services Division OIC-Chief, Mr. Carmelo T. Elaya provided airport assistance to the surviving families of two (2) OFWs who died in Saipan.
OFWs Ricky S. Quijano, 47 and Amid L. Tapon, 41 were two (2) of the three (3) Filipinos who died Read more
HRD Korea Refund as of January 22 , 2019
One of HRD Korea's tasks is to refund the Insurance of the EPS Returnee Workers who were not able to claim their insurances.Read more
AMNESTY 2018 (01 AUGUST - 31 OCTOBER 2018)
- Exemption from all applicable financial penalties (Penalties of Residency - Imirates ID - Labor Card).OWWA highlights entrepreneurship & digital literacy for stakeholders on 2018 Migrant Workers’ Day
- Rectifying Violators, Status (Amer Centers):
The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) celebrated the 2018 Migrant Workers’ Day with the theme, ‘Kabuhayan at Teknolohiya para sa OFWs at Pamilya” to honor the contribution and sacrifices of the overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to nation-building and for the well-being of their famili Read moreThe Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) and ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya’s Bantay Bata 163 forged a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on the protection of children of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) dubbed as “Aruga’t Kalinga para sa Batang Pilipino”
The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) and ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya’s Bantay Bata 163 forged a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on t Read more132 Distress OFWs Received Livelihood Financial Assistance from OWWA- CAR
Rosana (not her real name) went to Cyprus to work as domestic worker. Just like thousands of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), she went overseas with big dreams for her family. And just like hundreds of OFWs who seemed to have ran out of luck, they were subjected to various inhumane condition that almost broke them, not only physica Read morePESO CONDUCTS PRE NEW YEAR JOB FAIR
Iriga City – Aiming to provide local and overseas employment opportunities to the locals of Rinconada area, the City Government of Iriga hosted its Jobs Fair activity at the La Consolacion College on December 28, 2017. Public Employment Service Office Manager Nestor Awa said that “this move is to promote Iriga as a city of character to protect job seekers for overse Read moreMIGRANT WORKERS FROM LIGAO RECEIVES UPDATED MIGRATION LINE UP
Ligao City - The City of sunflowers boosted the sunshine of hope for its OFW communities on December 18, 2017. Its Local Chief Executive, Mayor Patricia Gonzales - Alsua initiated the symposium for migrant workers in celebration of the Month of Overseas Filipino and International Migrants Day. The dissemination of programs and services of diffe Read more56 OFWS AWAITS RESULTS TO LEVEL UP ON LIVELIHOOD TRAINING FROM OWWA RWO5
Naga City - Fifty six (56) OFWs braved the Enterprise Development Loan Program’s (EDLP) self-assessment examination on Thursday, January 8, 2017 at the Migrant Resource Center Training room. The self-assessment examination is part of the first phase of the series of three trainings that a business loan applicant must undergo free o Read moreOWWA-ARMM conducts 2017 Scholars’ Congress
COTABATO CITY – The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration – Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (OWWA-ARMM) conducted the 2017 Scholars’ Congress last December 20-21, 2017 at EM Manor Hotel and Convention Center, Cotabato City.
The event was graced by OIC Odin T. Abdula who delivered a meaningful and inspiring mess Read more