OFWs shun alternative livelihood program

OFWs shun alternative livelihood program

“The entrepreneurial spirit is not inculcated in them; so, since they have had a taste of working abroad, they want to go back to it,” OWWA Administrator Carmelita S. Dimzon said.

OWWA has been tasked by the Secretary of Labor to provide a P10,000 grant for livelihood equipment to displaced OFWs who have been trained in business by OWWA and its accredited partners Dream Inc. and the Technology Resource Center. Loans of up to P50,000 may also be availed of by OFWs who wish to expand their business.

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