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Training of Trainers on Financial Literacy in Maribojoc Bohol

The Training of Trainers on Financial Literacy (Level 2) was held in Maribojoc, Bohol from March 21 to 24, 2011. It was participated by Local Government Staffs from Batangas, Laguna, Pampanga and Tarlac. The training aims to capacitate

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OFWs Urged to Save for Unrest, Crises
Maricar Cinco (Philippine Daily Inquirer) Posted on March 16, 2011

OVERSEAS Filipino workers (OFWs) and their families should start saving a portion of their remittances so they won’t be caught off guard in case of war or crisis in foreign countries that could result in an emergency repatriation. Mai Añonuevo, executive

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Orientation / Advocacy Seminar & Study Tour

The Advocacy Seminar & Study Tour was in part of the MDG Joint Program on Youth and Employment and Migration entitled "Alternatives to Migration: Decent Jobs for Filipino Youth" funded by the MDG Achievement Fund, implemented by the International Organization

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Replicating Initiatives on Financial Literacy in United Arab Emirates
By Estrella Mai Dizon-Anonuevo, Executive Director, Atikha Overseas Workers and Communities Initiatives

I was surprised to receive a call from Ambassador Grace Princesa, Philippine Ambassador to the UAE and Labor Attache Jeff Cortazar , requesting me to come to Abu Dhabi to meet with representatives of the Ministry of Labor of UAE.

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PINOY WISE Financial Literacy for OFWs launched in Abu Dhabi

The financial literacy campaign named PINOY WISE (Worldwide Initiative for Savings Investment and Entrepreneurship) was launched last February 4 and 5, 2011 at the Philippine Embassy in Abu Dhabi. PINOY WISE is a campaign initiated by a network of

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‘Little Italy’ Rises on Philippine Hillside
By Mynardo Macaraig (Agence France-Presse )

MABINI, Batangas — On an isolated hillside in the Philippines, a tiny slice of Italy has risen from among the vegetable patches and coconut trees, the product of thousands of overseas workers. Large stone houses -- often with brand-new vehicles in

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Left Behind, OFW Families also Earn in Low-cost Tours
By Maricar Cinco (Philippine Daily Inquirer) First Posted 20:45:00 11/03/2010

SAN PABLO CITY, Philippines - They may be tourists abroad, but back home in San Pablo City in Laguna, spouses and children of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) play hosts to guests, either as tour guides or as home-stay operators. At least

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Pinoy Wise Initiated

Atikha and the Philippine Consortium on Migration and Development (PHILCOMDEV) organized the PINOY WISE MOVEMENT (Pinoy Worldwide Initiative on Savings Investment and Entrepreneurship) an information, value formation and education campaign to encourage OFWs and their families to save and

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Soro-soro Ibaba Development Cooperative Launches Investment Program in Agriculture for Overseas Filipinos

To assist OFWs and help create jobs and economic opportunities for migrant families and rural communities, SIDC, Atikha and the Filipino Women's Council are launching the SIDC Investment Program for OFWs. Initially the target of the investment mobilization program are

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Atikha to Hold 2nd Regional Forum on Migration and Development in Calamba
By Carlo P. Gonzaga (PIA)

According to Atikha Executive Director Mai Dizon-Anonuevo, the forum is the culmination of series of migration and development fora and consultations conducted in cooperation with National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) Region IV-A and the provincial and selected municipal governments of

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