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OWWA XIII Chief pays courtesy call on Town Mayors of SurSur

November 14, 2014
OWWA XIII Chief pays courtesy call on Town Mayors of SurSur

Butuan City (Nov. 6, 2014) –Mr. Eduardo E. Bellido, OIC-Regional Director of Overseas Workers Welfare Administration Regional Welfare Office 13 paid courtesy call on town heads of Tandag, Cortes and Lanuza, Surigao del Sur on November 4.


Bellido visited the three (3) municipalities to re-examine the implementation of the OWWA programs and services as well as to identify the priority concerns of the OFW Family Circles (OFCs). 


In Tandag City, Bellido proposed to Mayor Roxanne Pimentel, which the latter agreed, to dedicate a space in the boulevard area for OFC Massage Training Session soon as the OFCs will undergo the Massage Therapy Training.


Prior to meeting with Tandag City Mayor Pimentel, Bellido had a fruitful discussion with Public Employment Service Office (PESO) Manager Lorna Novo relative to the status of the OFCs and some concerns of clients regarding the programs of the agency. As a result, there will be lined-up trainings for 2015 in coordination with the PESO. Likewise, the needs assessment with OFCs will be the priority activity for 2015. 


OWWA OIC-RD Eduardo Bellido is joined by PESO Manager Lorna Novo during

courtesy call to Tandag City Mayor Roxanne Pimentel


In Cortes, Bellido introduced to Mayor William Angos the reintegration program of OWWA for OFCs. Bellido also stressed the conduct of needs assessment to OFCs to determine the necessary trainings and assistance to be imparted to them. Mayor Angos, on the other hand, expressed support to the future undertakings of OWWA.


Mayor William Angos of Cortes acknowledges the presence of OWWA OIC-RD Eduardo Bellido


Moreover, programs and services of the agency were also presented to the Honorable Mayor Salvacion Azarcon of Lanuza, whom was delighted with the visit of OWWA Regional Director Bellido which coincided with the opening of their Surfing Festival.


OIC-RD Eduardo Bellido exchanges pleasantries with Lanuza Mayor Salvacion Azarcon


Bellido had also previously paid courtesy call to the Municipal Mayors of Hinatuan and Bislig. He started visiting municipalities since he assumed office recently as part of his endeavor to deliver appropriate and effective services to the clients.