Reintegration Programs For Returning OFWs
Bislig City Mayor Florencio C. Garay ably represented by his Executive Assistant V, Paul E. Vicencio conducted a meeting with OWWA Deputy Administrator for Reintegration, Faustino L. Sabarez III. the latter introduced the Reintegration Program for returning OFW’s in which different livelihood programs are offered such as Balik-Pinas, Balik Hanapbuhay an individual approach, and Balik-Pinays, Balik Hanapbuhay exclusive for pinay returning OFW’s. Moreover, Sabarez also introduced Entrepreneurial Development Training (EDT) tapping Coca-Cola Company and TESDA for the returning OFWs’ online business training.
These were only few of the many significant programs intended for returning OFWs affected by this pandemic situation. “Mahalaga ang partnership namin sa LGU Bislig City, para ang pera ng gobyerno ay maibigay sa tamang OFWs. Ang mandato ng OWWA ay ang kapakanan ng OFW, walang mahirap o’ mayaman dahil mandato rin ng ating mahal na Pangulong Duterte that no one will be left behind“. Sabarez said.h 3-17, 2021, and will be paid based on the minimum wage rate in Caraga.