Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) conducted the search for Model OFW Family of the Year Awards  (MOFYA), December 4, 2015.

Now on its 11th year, Administrator Calzado said that from the 34 regional winners, 17 of whom are land-based and 17 sea-based, two winners were adjudged as grand winners - one from each category, as mentioned above. In addition, two special awards were conferred for “Outstanding Achievement in Community Projects” and “Outstanding Achievement in Entrepreneurship”.

Labor Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz headed the Board of Judges composed of members from the government and private sectors and non-government organizations.

Awardees received cash prizes, trophies, gift package from OWWA and its social partners/sponsors Land Bank of the Philippines, Development Bank of the Philippines,  BDO, BPI, and Smart Philippines.

Photo Source: http://www.owwa.gov.ph/

Article Source: GMA News - See more at: http://www.gmanetwork.com/international/articles/2015-11-25/720/OWWA-to-recognize-2015-model-OFW-families-this-December/#sthash.HDNDdicU.dpuf