SEN. Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go’s outreach team provided relief to overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and their families in Digos City, Davao del Sur on Sunday, December 18. This was part of the senator’s efforts to assist those whose lives and livelihoods have been adversely affected by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
As he continues to prioritize the welfare of migrant workers, Go reiterated the importance of strengthening reintegration programs for returning OFWs, such as livelihood support, wellness and financial literacy programs, and other similar projects, pursuant to the Department of Migrant Workers Act.
The Senate version of the Act, Senate Bill 2234, was authored and co-sponsored by Go in a bid to improve coordination among agencies dealing with Filipino migrant workers and ensure the effective delivery of critical public services to OFWs.
“Our OFWs are really a big help to their fa