Thursday, September 29, 2022

Pinoy OFW

OWWA’s ‘Hatid-Sundo’ Program for Stranded OFWs Suspended Amid Further Lockdowns

With more lockdowns announced in other parts of the country due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases, OWWA Administrator Hans Leo Cacdac announced the momentary suspension of the Hatid-Sundo service in Luzon beginning March 30 until further notice. “This...

9 Ways to Improve NAIA / Manila International Airport

For us overseas Filipino workers, our airports in the Philippines are the last touchpoint we pass through before we fly to our overseas workplaces. They are also the first ones we'd embrace upon our return to our motherland. There...

Top Reasons You Should Renew Your OWWA Membership

OWWA membership can bring enormous benefits especially at times when you face life's greatest tests. Carent Barroga, 37, just arrived at her new employer in Hong Kong in November 2018 when a brain tumor was detected and required an...

11 Annoying Facebook Habits You Need to Stop Doing

There were 73.17 million Filipino Facebook users in 2020. With free data access through major telecom network providers, Filipinos armed with prepaid mobile devices have become truly social creatures online. Find more statistics at Statista But Facebook also became an ideal...

12 OFW Greetings to Expect When They Come Home For Christmas

Kumusta? This greeting is what we all expect to hear from friends and family when we meet them back home after a long period of not seeing each other. But that might not be the only phrase we'll hear...

A Value For You, Hard Working Filipino

It is innate to Filipinos to take care of their families in whatever ways possible, wherever they may be. Distance is never a hindrance to an Overseas Filipino Worker to provide support and raise a better future to loved...

5 Challenges Filipino Domestic Workers Face Amid Hong Kong Chaos

Hong Kong is one of the most popular destinations for Filipino domestic workers. With its close proximity to the Philippines, relatively higher wages for domestic workers over other countries employing maids and is home to a large Filipino community. However,...

Why Many OFWs Remain Mad Despite OWWA’s Efforts

The Philippines is one of the very few countries, if not the only one, that has government agencies that look after its citizens working beyond its jurisdiction. From their recruitment and deployment (POEA) to their well-being and assistance in case...

OWWA Rebate: 6 Steps on How to Claim Back Your Contribution

The Overseas Workers Welfare Association (OWWA) has released funds amounting to a total of P26 million to 10,512 long-time members under the OWWA Rebate Program, according to OWWA Administrator Hans Leo Cacdac. What is an OWWA rebate? As a member of...

4 Reasons Why Many OFWs Fail to Save Money

Contrary to many expectations that once a Filipino goes abroad and gets paid a salary higher than back home, many overseas Filipino workers go home and fail to save hard-earned money. Why is it so? In ideal situations, a Filipino...

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