Partnership of Quezon City with OWWA and DOLE Strengthened re: Establishing OFW Help Desk and Awarding of Tulong PUSO Livelihood Assistance to NCR OFC Federation

The partnership between Quezon City and the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) and the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) was strengthened with the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement among the parties on June 30, 2021. Highlighting the significance of the event, the signing ceremony was graced by Secretary of Labor Silvestre Bello III, continue reading : Partnership of Quezon City with OWWA and DOLE Strengthened re: Establishing OFW Help Desk and Awarding of Tulong PUSO Livelihood Assistance to NCR OFC Federation

Distribution of in-kind assistance to OFWs and domestic workers in partnership with the Center for Migrants Advocacy  and Overseas Workers Welfare Administration

As a gesture of Quezon City warm welcome, 19 repatriated OFWs and domestic workers, including OFWs with unpaid salaries, were  provided with food packs and hygiene kits as an emergency relief assistance to support them from in light of the job displacement they experienced in the midst of the pandemic. The activity was made possible continue reading : Distribution of in-kind assistance to OFWs and domestic workers in partnership with the Center for Migrants Advocacy  and Overseas Workers Welfare Administration

Food and Non-Food Livelihood Skills Training in partnership with ULTIMA Entrepinoy and Center for Migrant Advocacy

15 OFWs  identified and endorsed by the Migration Services Division under the Public Employment Service Office (QC-PESO MSD) attended a food and non-food livelihood training workshop on June 30, 2021 in partnership with ULTIMA ENTREPINOY. The activity is aligned with and contributes to the efforts of  Quezon City  to prioritize initiatives that will contribute to continue reading : Food and Non-Food Livelihood Skills Training in partnership with ULTIMA Entrepinoy and Center for Migrant Advocacy

Kyusi OFW Kumustahan (June – September 2021)

From June to September 2021, 292 beneficiaries were oriented and assisted thru “Kyusi OFW Kumustahan”, an initiative of the Migration Services Division of Quezon City Public Employment Service Office (QC-PESO MSD). The “Kyusi OFW Kumustahan” is a monthly  online activity that serves as an opportunity for monitoring of OFW application status, introduction of new programs, continue reading : Kyusi OFW Kumustahan (June – September 2021)

Labor Day Celebration: Resbakuna Program to OFWs and Essential Workers

To commemorate Labor Day, the Department of Health initiated a vaccination program in Quezon City on May 2, 2021. The vaccination drive is intended to protect QC resident beneficiaries and to reducing their vulnerability to COVID-19, especially to essential workers and OFWs. DOH Secretary Francisco Duque in partnership with the local government of Quezon City continue reading : Labor Day Celebration: Resbakuna Program to OFWs and Essential Workers

OFC on Urban Farming

A program for beneficiaries to help them attain sustainable development and greener community by providing them starter kits which includes seeds, seedling trays, garden soils, compost, eco bags, vermicast, IEC materials and authorizing the use of rooftop garden within area in Barangay Commonwealth.

FREEBIS DOLE with QCPESO

A program intended to aid displaced/distressed OFWs thru a livelihood program which consist of equipments that will be used specifically for deliveries, this enables beneficiaries to generate sustainability within their area by utilizing the “FREEBIS” a livelihood grant in which beneficiaries are given bicycles, safety equipment, cellphones, sim cards, worth P5,000 of e-wallet and accreditations continue reading : FREEBIS DOLE with QCPESO