OWWA searches for OFW model families

altAccording to news site ‘Ang OFW Ngayon’, Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) is now accepting nominations for the “2011 Model Overseas Filipino Worker Family of the Year Award” (MOFYA).

Nominations and documentary requirements will be accepted from July 15-September 16, 2011.

According to Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz, the award’s main objective is to recognize the outstanding achievements of OFWs and their families so they can serve as role models to the entire OFW community.

Last year, the top awards went to engineer Ermie Lagman Garon and family of Hacienda Luisita Tarlac (land-based category), and electrician Victor Dela Cruz and family of Puerto Princesa City, Palawan (sea-based category). (source: OWWA website)