OFWs and their families to be taught financial literacy, entrepreneurship

10 Oct

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A consortium of international organizations, led by the United Nations and the European Union, together with the Philippine government, on Thursday launched the three-year “joint migration and development initiative” focused on teaching financial literacy and entrepreneurship skills among overseas Filipino workers (OFW) and their families.

The Philippines is among the eight countries chosen by the European Union, the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, as part of the global “Joint Migration and Development Initiative Phase II Project” (JMDI 2) worth 430 million pesos. The Philippine JMDI 2 begins in the last quarter of 2013.

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