The Blas F. Ople Policy Center and Training Institute, Inc. is implementing a project in partnership with the Global Fund to End Modern Slavery (GFEMS) with support from the US Department of State aimed at protecting Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) from trafficking in persons and other forms of exploitation.
The project, entitled “Anti-Slavery Project for Overseas Filipino Domestic Workers,” seeks to provide returning OFWs with sustainable pathways for economic and social reintegration. The pathways include:
1) Sustainable livelihood
2) Decent work inside the Philippines
3) Education and skills upgrade
4) Psycho-social health and wellness
The Ople Center needs partners from the private sector in providing the following reintegration services to OFWs.
1) Job market research
2) Counseling and trauma-informed care
3) Custom-made training and skills upgrade for employment
4) Financial management training
5) Business feasibility studies
6) Business mentoring
7) Other related services
The partner/s should be:
1) A duly registered profit or non-profit organization
2) With proven track record in providing services enumerated above
3) Willing to customize programs to fit special needs of OFWs
4) Willing and with capacity to share costs or to source resources to share costs of program
Interested parties are invited to send letters of intent and proposals addressed to Miss Susan V. Ople, President, Blas F. Ople Policy Center and Training Institute, Inc. at [email protected]. For inquiries, you can also contact us at 833-9562. Deadline of submission is on July 12, 2019.