Trainers' Training on Financial Literacy and Peer Counseling among NGOs, LGUs and other stakeholders in the Philippines

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The first Training of Trainers on Financial Literacy & Peer Counseling was held from October 19 to 23, 2009 at the Splash Mountain Resort Hotel, Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines. The training was held in cooperation with IOM-MRF Manila, Department of Labor and Employment National Reintegration Center for OFWs (DOLE-NRCO) & Overseas Workers Welfare Administration( OWWA). It was participated in by 31 representatives from DOLE-NRCO; government staff from the Batangas and Cavite Provincial Capitol, City of Calamba and Municipality of Mabini and Cuenca in Batangas and Alaminos and Los Banos in Laguna; master teachers and principals from the Department of Education Laguna Division; and other partners of Atikha like Bangko Kabayan, Cavite Farmers and Feedmill multi-purpose Cooperative (CAFFMACO), Visayan Forum Foundation, Philippine Social Enterprise Network and Migrant’s Association from Cuenca.

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999 pages

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Building upon the capacities of highly skilled migrants as well as migrants professional/ entrepreneur associations for development
Encouraging collective investment of remittances for development in countries of origin
Reinforcing capacities of senders and recipients to further the impact of remittances on development

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Atikha Overseas Workers and Communities Initiative Inc.