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Four OFW families nominated for MOFYA 2017

BUTUAN — Four (4) Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) families have been nominated for this year's regional search for Model OFW Family of the Year Award (MOFYA) in Caraga Region.
Now on its 12th year, MOFYA was conceptualized to recognize outstanding achievement of OFW families who have maintained family solidarity and have used the gains of working overseas in achieving success within their families, communities and the society at large.
This year, three families are nominated for the Land-based Category: OFW Victor Caparoso Cuba, who used to be a heavy truck driver overseas hailing from Tago, Surigao del Sur; OFW Jason Sigfred S. Seril from Cantilan, Surigao del Sur, a technical consultant in his stint in Korea; Dr. Rolando C. Hordista, an optometrist both in the Philippines and abroad, a resident of Trento, Agusan del Sur; while only one was nominated for the Sea-based Category, Filseaman Napoleon J. Jovita from Surigao City, who worked overseas for 28 years.
The families were nominated by different organizations including religious, socio-civic and OFW family circles both Philippine-based and abroad.
Meanwhile, the regional screening and selection committee who shall assist the region in choosing this year's winners consists of top caliber personalities from the different sectors. Representatives from different corporate sector, religious groups, academe, non-government organizations, land-based and sea-based sectors shall comprise the board chaired by DOLE Caraga Regional Director Chona M. Mantilla, CESO III.
An awarding ceremony will be held on September 16, 2017, Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at VCDU Prince Hotel Grand Convention Hall, Villa Kananga, Butuan City.
The winning family for each category will represent the region in the national selection to be held in Manila on December 4, 2017. (PIA)
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