Alaminos City, Pangasinan – The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) Region I headed by OIC – Regional Director Gerardo C. Rimorin and OIC Regional Director Romeo A. Jaramilla of the Department of Migrant Workers (DMW) Regional Office 1 led the Press Conference on OWWA Programs and Services at the First Islatel Hotel & Leisures, here.
Said activity aimed to foster awareness on the programs and services of the agency to help Overseas Family Workers (OFWs) and their families through intensive information dissemination.
“We look forward na through this conference ay mas mapaigting pa ang ating pagpapalaganap at pagpapaalam ng mga information and programs at marami tayong matulungan na OFW especially that Pangasinan has the largest number of OFWs among all the provinces here in Region 1,” OIC- Supervising Administrative Officer Christian Brylle T. Navarro said.
The OWWA programs and services are designed to protect and promote the welfare and well-being of OFWs and their dependents includes Social benefits, Education and Training Assistance, Workers Welfare Assistance and the Social Services and Family Welfare Services as well as Special Projects. These are aligned to address the needs of the member-OFWs in the entire cycle of migration namely: Pre-Departure, Onsite Employment, Return and Reintegration.
OWWA serves as potent force in providing timely and responsive interventions 24/7 a week, with assured quality standards.
(Chona C. Bugayong and Omar Cruz / Pangasinan PIO).