QUEZON CITY, Aug. 12 (PIA)--The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) and ATIKHA Overseas Workers and Communities Initiative, Inc. forged a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on the joint implementation of programs, projects, and services for the promotion of savings, investments, and entrepreneurship among OFWs and/or their families.
The MOA was signed today, 10 August 2017, by OWWA Administrator Hans Leo J. Cacdac and ATIKHA Executive Director Estrella Dizon-Añonuevo at the OWWA Center Building, Pasay City.
The signing of the MOA was witnessed by Director Albert Q. Valenciano and Director Jeffrey D. Cortazar of OWWA and Ms. Aileen Constantino- Peñas of ATIKHA.
This collaboration aims to intensify the Reintegration Program for OFWs through maximizing the financial, human, and social capitals of the migrant workers for the benefit of their families and their communities.
The MOA specifically aims to encourage OFWs to invest and/or engage in entrepreneurship, increase the OFWs and their families’ productivity through improving their skills and competencies, develop pilot community based reintegration program, and assist in creating an enabling environment for the reintegration of OFWs. (OWWA/RJB/SDL/PIA-NCR)