What Are the OWWA Benefits?

For US$25 (or peso equivalent) each member is entitled to the following benefits:

1.  SOCIAL BENEFITS

A.  Disability and Dismemberment Benefit

B.  Death Benefit

C.  Burial Benefit

2.  EDUCATION AND TRAINING BENEFITS

A.  Pre-Departure Education Program (PDEP)

1.  Country Specific Pre-Departure Orientation Seminar (PDOS)

2.  Comprehensive Pre-Departure Education Program (CPDEP)

B.  Scholarships, Training and Incentive Programs

B1.  Scholarship and Incentive Programs for OFWS / Seafarers

a)  Seafarer’s Upgrading Program (SUP)

b)  Mariner’s Dugtong-Aral (MDA)

c)  Incentive Program for Top 200 Maritime Cadets (Cadetship Program)

d)  Marine Educational Development Loan Program (MEDLOP)

B2.  Scholarship for Dependents

a)  Education for Development Scholarship Program (EDSP)

b)  OFW Dependents Scholarship Program (OFWDSP)

c)  Education and Livelihood Assistance Program (ELAP)

d)  Tuloy-Aral Project (TAP)

e)  Tuloy-Kolehiyo

B3.  Short-Term Training Programs for OFWs and Dependents

a)  Skills-for-Employment Scholarship Program (SESP)

b)  OWWA-Microsoft Tulay

3.  WORKERS WELFARE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

A.  On-Site Welfare Case Management

B.  In-Country Welfare Case Management

4.  REPATRIATION PROGRAM

5.  REINTEGRATION PROGRAM

A.  Reintegration Preparedness (On-Site)

B.  Reintegration (In-Country)

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