Filipino Women’s Council (FWC) is a Filipino migrant organization in Rome founded in 1991 that works on gender issues and the promotion of social integration of Filipino household service workers through various forms of empowerment and training; information campaigns; socioeconomic counseling; intercultural mediation between Filipino community and Italian service institutions; research, advocacy and networking activities to help increase the participation and visibility of Filipino migrants. For more information:

 CISP - Comitato Internazionale per lo Sviluppo dei Popoli, is an Italian NGO founded in Rome in 1983. Cooperating with many local partners, CISP has implemented and carries out projects of humanitarian assistance, rehabilitation and development in more than 30 countries in Africa, Latin America, Middle East, Asia and Europe. In the EU, CISP carries out projects concerned with awareness raising and development education, vocational training, fight against racism and social exclusion, and migration and development concerns. For more information:

Atikha-Overseas Workers and Communities Initiative, Inc. is a non-governmental organization in the Philippines founded in 1996 to provide socioeconomic services to Filipinos overseas as well as to their families left behind. Atikha addresses issues on the social costs of migration and the need to tap the development potential of migration. For more information: