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Friday, June 2, 2017

Three OFWs from Cordillera receive assistance and benefits from OWWA-CAR

Mrs. Casuga received her starter kits livelihood assistance. Photo Credits: OWWA-CAR

Baguio City - Three Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) just received benefits and assistance from the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration-Cordillera regional office in Baguio City.

OWWA-CAR posted on its Facebook account three former OFWs who were the recent beneficiaries of cash, livelihood and medical assistance and also skills training assistance.

Ms.Rosalina B. Casuga is a worker from Malaysia for six months. She is a returnee from San Carlos Heights,Baguio City. She applied under the Balik Pinas Balik Hanap Buhay Program at OWWA CAR and received her starter kits livelihood assistance on June 2,2017 . The program is a package of livelihood support to OFW s who are returning to the Philippines either displaced by hostilities,distressed workers or other distressful situations.



Ms. Rita B. Banggawan is an OFW from Pasil, Kalinga and worked as caretaker for six years at Taipei, Taiwan. She reported at OWWA CAR Baguio and was able to file her application under the Welfare Assistance Program, illness category and received the amount of P 10,000.00.





Ms. Irene P. Gaoken from La Trinidad Benguet is a former OFW from Hongkong for 6 years and have availed under Skills for Employment Scholarship Program (SESP). 


Ms Gaoken encourage her fellow OFWs to be aware of the OWWA programs so that they too can avail as long as they are a member of OWWA.
OWWA is a government welfare institution that protects and promotes the interest of Overseas Filipino Workers. It provides many programs and services to the member such as scholarship grants for OFW dependents, medical assistance, livelihood trainingx and assistance, loan program for those who want to start a business and many more.

To know more about OWWA, you can visit any of their nearest regional office in your area or you can also visit their website at http://www.owwa.gov.ph/?q=content/programs-services 

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