Search on for Model OFW Family
The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration in Central Visayas (OWWA-7) is now accepting nominations for the Search for the Model OFW Family of the Year Awardees (MOFYA) 2018.
The Award is an initiative that aims to recognize the outstanding achievements of overseas Filipino workers and their families and to promote success stories about the OFW families’ resilience amidst the challenges of overseas employment.
Religious organizations, non-government organizations, people’s organizations, OFW family circles and community-based socio-civic organizations, can nominate a family from Region 7 (Cebu, Bohol, Negros Oriental and Siquijor) whose head is a land-based or sea-based OFW, could be the father or mother, including widow/widower.
Moreover, the OFW must have at least four years work experience abroad and can either be presently or formerly working abroad.
For former OFWs, he/she must have returned to the country for good for not more than ten years from the date of the nomination.
Lastly, the OFW must not be a holder of an elective or appointive position in national or local office and has no derogatory record, as well.
The MOFYA winners will be chosen based on the following criteria: wholesomeness of the OFW family, civic /community involvement of the OFW and family, success in OFW’s and /or family members’ education or profession, and success in managing family finances.
One winner from each category, land-based and sea-based, will be chosen to represent Region 7 in the national competition.
Nomination forms may be obtained at the OWWA-7 office on the second floor of the Department of Labor and Employment-7 building on Gorordo Avenue corner Gen. Maxilom Avenue, Cebu City.
The deadline for submission of nominations is on August 17, 2018.
For details, call the OWWA-7 office at 2543199 and 4155203 or mobile number (0918) 9214925 and (0917) 6249113.
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