Philippine President Has a Message for Pinoy Expats on OFW Family Day

  • Publish date: Wednesday، 20 December 2023
Philippine President Has a Message for Pinoy Expats on OFW Family Day

President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. has called upon Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) to use government projects and initiatives to safeguard their welfare, addressing them during the OFW Family Day 2023.

Commitment to Improvement

Filipino President Marcos highlighted during the OFW Family Day 2023 the ongoing and upcoming projects and emphasized a commitment to enhance existing programs and introduce new ones. He expressed hope that OFWs would benefit from these initiatives for a better future upon their return to the Philippines.

Government Measures for OFWs

Assuring protection and support during the OFW Family Day 2023, President Marcos pledged to implement measures specifically designed to safeguard the welfare of OFWs and provide beneficial resources for their well-being.

Key Government Programs Discussed During OFW Family Day 2023

Among the initiatives highlighted was the One Repatriation Command Center, designed to address OFWs' concerns through a dedicated hotline. Additionally, programs like the Livelihood Development Assistance Program, Balik Pinay Balik Hanap-Buhay, Financial Awareness Seminar-Small Business Management Training, and Enterprise Development Loan Program were mentioned, aimed at aiding OFWs returning to and settling in the country.

Honoring OFWs' Contributions during OFW Family Day

Recognizing the sacrifices and contributions of OFWs to the nation's growth, President Marcos hailed them as exemplary models of hard work and resilience for the new generation of Filipino workers.

OWWA's Commitment and OFW Family Day Significance

The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) echoed during the OFW Family Day 2023 the government's unwavering dedication to supporting and uplifting the spirits of diligent OFWs. The OFW Family Day serves as a heartfelt token of appreciation for their sacrifices, fostering a joyful environment for reconnection with loved ones during the upcoming festivities.

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