National Reintegration Center for OFWs

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TheNational Reintegration Center for Overseas Filipino Workers (NCRO) is a one-stop shop and networking hub of reintegration services for OFWs in the Philippines. It works as an optimizer of benefits of overseas employment for OFWs, their families and their community. With this, their skill and assets could be channeled to better uses.The NCRO was established on March 12, 2007 by President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo.

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Programs and Services

Personal Reintegration Unit

This unit shall assist returning OFWs and help them in adapting life int he country. They will also be assigned to help local or overseas job search, technical assistance for self-employment or entrepreneurship. They will also be tasked to counsel in matters of businesses and savings mobilization schemes.

Community Reintegration Unit

This unit shall offer OFWs opportunities to help accelerate the progress of their communities. This will done by cooperating with local authorities and NGOs in developing Small and Medium Enterprises. Partnership with NGOs will especially be encouraged by the Unit to build more bridges of cooperation and services between OFWs and their communities.

Economic Reintegration Unit

This unit shall network the financial institutions and other entities to identify and develop entrepreneurial opportunities that will encourage higher savings. They will also tap existing and potental service providers to develop competitive remittance schemes to motivate more OFWs to transfer funds to the Philippines

Asistance Desk

The assistance desk is assigned to assure delivery of needed assistance based on the following services:

  • Job Search Assistance
  • Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development
  • Training and Re-tooling Assistance
  • Psycho-social Services
  • Brain Gain Movement Initiatives
  • LGU, Community, and NGO Linkages
  • Special Retirement Program
  • Special Remittance Package
  • Investment Portfolios
  • Advocacy and Information Programs as a Stepping Stone to Family Circles

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