DFA distributes Duterte’s gifts to distressed OFWs
MANILA, Philippines —The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has begun to distribute cash and hygiene kits to distressed overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in the Middle East, calling the packages a Christmas gift from President Rodrigo Duterte.
Among those who received the gift were 300 OFWs in shelters and jail in Kuwait; 265 mostly domestic helpers staying at the Philippine government-run centers and at the Kuwait Public Authority for Manpower Shelter and around 50 OFWs serving sentences at Kuwait’s Sulaibiya Central Jail. —Dona Pazzibugan
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