ofw kids - updates

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House committee pushes travel tax exemption for all OFW kids

Oct 12, 2017 - 5:24 PM

A bill seeks to amend the Migrant Workers and Overseas Filipinos Act of 1995 to extend travel tax exemption to children of both solo and married OFW parents

The story behind the viral video of kid crying for OFW father

Nov 14, 2016 - 10:00 PM

Ayn s cries show the widely documented emotional toll of the OFW life – the struggle of the children left behind

When a parent works abroad

Nov 13, 2012 - 2:49 PM

Successful children of overseas Filipino workers share with Rappler the challenges of growing up with parents so far away

BRIGHT TALENT. Bank of the Philippine Islands awards P50,000 to 10 promising students who, despite growing up with parents abroad, have achieved milestones in athletics, academics and business. Photo by Katherine Visconti