TACLOBAN CITY-The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) Regional Welfare Office VIII continue to intensify its link with partner agencies and municipalities in the region through memorandum of agreement signings.
Last April 16, 2018 two more municipalities in the province of Samar have showed their support to the agency as they signed MOA with OWWA RWO 8.
Municipal Mayor Danilo V. Tan of Tarangnan, Samar and Joseph B. Grey of San Jorge, OIC, Regional Director, Mary Catherine Pastor and OIC, Programs and Services Division Chief Arlene F. Salloman and the OFW Help Desks Officers of the respective municipalities were present during the signing.
Family Welfare Officer Emily Calutan requested for a list of OFWs for formation of OFW Family Circles in the two municipalities.
Calutan will also conduct an orientation on OWWA’s Programs and Services along with barangay officials of Tarangnan and San Jorge tentatively on April 26-27, 2018.
Mayors Tan and Grey are hopeful that through the MOA signing they will be able to give their OFW constituents apt and prompt action with the help of the agency. There are already seventeen municipalities in Western Samar that has MOA with OWWA RWO 8.