Iloilo Province MDI Focal Person Jayrel Javier Encontro receives the plaque of recognition in behalf of the province from OWWA RWO6 for the vibrant support to Ilonggo migrants

The Migration and Development Initiative (MDI) of the Province of Iloilo through the Public Employment Service Office (PESO) received recognition for its support in promoting the wellbeing of Overseas Filipino Workers and their family members during the Pasidungog of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) in celebration of the Migrant Workers Day on June 7, 2017 at the Robinson’s Place, Jaro.

Jayrel Encontro, MDI focal person, received the plaque in behalf of the province along with OWWA partners from various national government agencies, non-government organizations, and private sectors.

The Provincial PESO through its MDI serves as an extension of OWWA in the province and provides basic services such as referrals, trainings, and technical support to migrant organizations among others.