CATBALOGAN CITY- The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) Regional Office VIII conducted a values re-orientation and financial management with simple book-keeping to the 29 members of Catbalogan Overseas Workers and Families Association (COWFA) last January 24, 2017 at SP Session Hall, here.
Director Meilou C. Macawile, provincial director of Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)-Samar steered the morning activity with her talk about entrepreneurship and values re-orientation.
Director Macawile focused her discussion on the process of achieving self-mastery and on what it takes to be an entrepreneur.
Furthermore, she also advised the participants to have a positive outlook in life and to continue pursuing their dreams and start their own business.
After the inspirational talk of Director Macawile, Zeyric D. Tan, DTI-Samar technical assistant facilitated the conduct of the financial literacy Seminar.
The financial management, which as requested by the organization to be conducted, aims to help them be equipped with the proper knowledge in handling their organization’s resources.
Tan taught the OFC members on how to use cashbook for easy bookkeeping and gave them a basic understanding of the financial statement. After the short discussion the participants did a practical application of what they learned and made their own financial statements for the business they want to have in the future.
The COWFA, which was organized last October 17, 2017, is the 22nd OFW Family Circle organized by the RWO 8 in the province of Samar.
The organization was also awarded a certification of registration during the event, which was received by the OFW Family Circle president Hilda Samante.
Maila G. De Guia, Peso manager and OFW Help Desk Officer, also graced the occasion.
Future plans of the organization includes a counselling session with DTI-Samar this February 2017 and looking forward to avail of the free IT training offered by OWWA RWO VIII.(PR)