Overall, this project generally
focused on the strengthening the nexus between migration and
development through the empowerment of organizations in the
Philippines and migrants' groups in Italy. This was done in
order to enhance the positive impact of migration and minimize
the social costs or negative effects of migration.
The project aimed to empower
migrants in Italy and their families back home through actions
to consolidate, in the long term, the conditions of Filipino
migrants, their families and their community.
The project has the following
objectives and achieved the following outputs:
Objective 1: Increased
awareness of the Filipinos and other stakeholders on the
issues of migration and development and migrant social and
civil rights in Italy.
Objective 2: Capacity building of Migrants organizations and
HTAs on migrants rights and welfare issues, financial
literacy, counseling, organizing and alliance building to
deliver economic and social services to their members and to
help create community development projects in partnership
with different stakeholders .
Objective 3: Build the capacities of Migrant families and
NGOs, Local Government Units, schools, cooperatives, rural
banks and other stakeholders involved in initiatives in
addressing the social cost of migration and in tapping the
resources of migrants for the development of the OFWs, their
families and communities.
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of the activities and outputs