May 27, 2014

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OWWA met Pampanga OFW Orgs for orientation

By: BEA JEANNEL A. DELOS REYES

 

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO—As one of the primary source of manpower overseas, an induction of Pampanga OFW organization officers was conducted in SM Pampanga event center led by the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) regional office, in partnership with Pampanga Action Center for OFW Concerns (PACOC).

The induction was participated by OFW Federations in 14 municipalities in the province.

In her welcoming address, PACOC Chief Maria Eliza Rey Muñoz said that the task of assisting the OFW is a mission turned passion in helping our countrymen overseas.

“The establishments of municipal OFW federations 7 months ago has brought us to work together to tend to the OFWs and their loved ones not just because it is our duty, but because we are driven by love for our fellowmen,” said Muñoz.

Muñoz added that the municipal OFW federations are vital bodies in extending assistance to OFW cases and OFW families’ needs.

Moreover, these organizations serve as the Provincial Government’s instrument in carrying out the projects and livelihood programs intended for OFW families.

Aside from the induction of the Pampanga OFW organizations, the induction of the newly elected officers of the 14 municipality OFW federation was held.

The meeting and election of new officers for the Provincial Federation of OFW Family Circle were also done as a preparation for the National Migrants Day on June 7 this year.

The event was graced by 4th District Board Member Ricardo Yabut and OWWA-RWO3 Dir Ma. Lourdes Reyes.

The participants for the event are as follow: Overseas Worker For Progressive Magalang, My League Of OFW in Lubao, Floridablanca Leasers Overseas Workers and Relatives Association (FLOWER), Pami-Abe Kamag-anak deng OFW Guagua Pampanga, Ritenians OFW Families For Progressive Pampanga, Mumunang Takbang kareng OFW Keng balen Sasmuan, OFW Family Empowering Group Sta Ana Pampanga, Ing Bayung Arayat Familiang OFW, Misanmetung Pamilyang OFW ning balen Mexico, San Simon Aguman Lingap Pamilyang OFW, Candaba Overseas Worker Organization, Masantol OFW Organization, Macabebe OFW Organization. Saup Lingap OFW King San Luis.