OWWA Repatriation Program
OWWA Repatriation program is solely for members who are seeking assistance to return to the Philippines in a situation of emergency or distress. This includes provision of services to facilitate immediate repatriation of distressed OFWs, medically-ill OFWs, human remains, etc. like airport assistance, domestic transport, temporary shelter, etc.
The Reintegration covers two (2) major components – economic and psycho-social components.
The economic component on the other hand, includes social preparation programs for livelihood projects or community-based income generating projects, skills training and credit facilitation and lending. At present, the economic component has two (2) loan programs: the OWWA-NLSF Livelihood Development Programs for OFWs (LDPO) and the OFW Groceria Project.
The psycho-social components includes community organizing program or organizing of OFW family circles and services like social counseling, family counseling, stress debriefing, and training on capacity building, value formation, etc.
To avail this program, find time to get in touch OWWA Official Hotline for more details about this Repatriation Program.