The Blas F. Ople Policy Center and Training Institute, together with Biz Whiz, a Philippine-based company known for providing free training and education in the fields of financial investments and corporate communication, have joined forces to conduct the first ever Financial Fitness for OFWs seminar. Being an advocate of financial wellness, the seminar aims to instill the entrepreneurial spirit and knowledge empowerment to our OFWs.
Other guest speakers invited were RJ Ledesma of Ledesco Development Corporation and Mercato Centrale, Estelle Ople Osorio of Biz Whiz, Peter Sing of Pan de Pidro and Sen. Cynthia Villar of Vista Land and Lifescapes Inc.
The Blas F. Ople Policy Center and Training Institute is a non-stock, non-profit organization that handles labor and migration concerns and develops programs to empower the OFW community. Named after the late Labor and Foreign Affairs Secretary Blas F. Ople, it is headed by Susan “Toots” Ople, the youngest daughter of Ka Blas. Some of their notable programs include: Anti-Human Trafficking Drive, Skills-up and Tulay Program.