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Educational Assistance

Requested from OWWA by K. BORLAZA at 07:47 AM on Feb 04, 2023.
Purpose: Request for financial assistance
Date of Coverage: 02/04/2023 - 02/04/2023
Tracking no: #OWWA-363355515141

BORLAZA 07:47 AM, Feb 04, 2023

I'm hoping for your kindness to accept my request so that I can pay my remaining balance of 15,000 at school. I want to continue my studies despite of this financial problems that we are facing right now. Hope to here from your soon. Thank you and God bless.

D. Erum 10:53 AM, Feb 06, 2023

February 6, 2023


Thank you for your request dated Feb 04, 2023 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Educational Assistance.

We received your request on Feb 04, 2023 and will respond on or before Feb 25, 2023 07:47:34 AM, in accordance with the Executive Order's implementing rules and regulations.

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal at https://foipmo04082020015559-dot-efoi-ph.appspot.com/requests/aglzfmVmb2ktcGhyHgsSB0NvbnRlbnQiEU9XV0EtMzYzMzU1NTE1MTQxDA, for request with ticket number #OWWA-363355515141.

Thank you.


Ma. Cynthia D. Erum
OWWA-FOI Officer

Torres 01:43 PM, Feb 06, 2023

February 6, 2023



Thank you for your request dated Feb 04, 2023 07:47:34 AM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch for financial assistance to complete your education.

Foremost, we commend the Filipino youth like you who prioritizes the completion of their education and find ways to make things meet.

Please be CORRECTLY informed that the programs and benefits of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) are exclusive for its OWWA members and their qualified dependents.  Unless you are a child of an active member OFW at the time you started your tertiary/ college education and have passed the qualifying examination and selection process, then you will simply have to submit your grades to the regional or satellite offices of OWWA.

If ever, try the Commission for High Education or the Department of Science and Technology for financial assistance you need to continue your schooling.  Your local government unit, particularly the provincial and city government, has funds for the education of their constituents.

We wish you success.

If you are unhappy with this response to your FOI request, you may ask us to carry out an internal review of the response by writing the OWWA- FOI Decision Makers at email: foi_dm@owwa.gov.ph. Your review request should explain why you are dissatisfied with this response and should be made within FIFTEEN (15) calendar days from the date you received this letter. We will complete the review and tell you the result within THIRTY (30) calendar days from the date we received your review request.

However, if you are still not satisfied with the result of the review, you then have the right to appeal to the Office of the President under Administrative Order No. 22 (s. 2011).

Thank you.


Deputy Administrator
OWWA-FOI Decision Maker

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