66 OFWs Graduate from Caregivers' Course; Best Employees Recognized

The Filipino Organization in Jordan (Fil-Org Jordan) joined forces with certified and qualified Filipino and Jordanian nurses from Al Khalidi Hospital to conduct a Caregivers' Course for OFWs wanting to enhance their skills in care-giving. The six-month Caregivers' Course was conducted at the premises of the Philippine Embassy in Amman.

The Top Ten Graduates of the Caregivers' Course
The Top Ten Graduates of the Caregivers' Course

Last May 4, 2012, sixty-six trainees graduated from the course and were given their certificates in ceremonies held at the Teachers' Club auditorium in Amman. It is hoped that their added skills will expand their employment opportunities in Jordan, where the demand for caregivers is expected to increase. In her speech to the graduates, Fil-Org President, Ms. Evangeline Ybo, applauded the participants for their determination to upgrade their skills. She likewise thanked their employers for allowing their household workers to participate in such programs, adding that their workers' added skills will ultimately redound to their own benefit by way of improved services.

CDA Emmanuel R. Fernandez delivering his message to the graduates and best employee awardees
CDA Emmanuel R. Fernandez delivering his message to the graduates and best employee awardees

Back to back with the graduation was the awarding of the Ten Best Employees for 2012. The awardees were chosen on the basis of their length of service, the recommendations given by their group leaders, as well as the endorsements of their employers.


In his message, Charge d'Affaires Emmanuel R. Fernandez lauded the graduates of the Caregivers' Course and the Best Employee awardees alike for the good reputation they are creating for all Filipino workers in Jordan. He said that their dedication to their work and their determination to enhance their abilities through attendance in trainings like the Caregivers' Course, highlight for Jordanians how valuable Filipino workers are. He urged other OFWs to follow their example.

Welfare Officer and POLO-OIC Mario Antonio and CDA Fernandez confer a Best Employee Award
Welfare Officer and POLO-OIC Mario Antonio and CDA Fernandez confer a Best Employee Award

Welfare Officer and POLO Officer in Charge Mr. Mario Antonio delivered the Labor Day Message of Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz and reiterated POLO-OWWA's commitment to protect the rights and promote the welfare of OFWs in Jordan.

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Comments: 3
  • #1

    Tim Erskine (Monday, 23 January 2017 12:23)

    I know of a Filipino friend who works as a Domestic Worker in Jordan who wishes to take the next Caregiver Course offered. Can you tell me please when it will be offered again. Thanks.

    Tim

  • #2

    Tim Erskine (Monday, 23 January 2017 12:42)

    Another question. If you don't run another course can you advise an alternate location in Amman to take the course or to do it online at a reasonable price. Thanks.

  • #3

    Luisa franquia (Monday, 01 May 2017 04:00)

    I want to enroll caregiver do u have schedule for that. Thank u