OFWs IN BRUNEI UPGRADE SKILLS THROUGH BASIC HAIRCUTTING AND STYLING COURSE
In line with its reintegration and skills enhancement programs for the Filipino diaspora, the Philippine Embassy, in partnership with the Filipino Association (FA) in Brunei Darussalam, held its first “Matuto sa Gunting at Suklay” (Basic Hair Cutting and Styling Course) for Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) on 30 August 2020 at the Philippine Chancery.
A total of thirty-eight (38) OFWs, with six (6) males and thirty-two (32) females, participated in the inaugural session of the course, which will run for four (4) sessions to be held every Sunday during the month of September.
Mr. Richard V. Caysao, an OFW who operates and manages a salon in Bandar Seri Begawan, serves as lecturer for the course, which includes hair cutting demonstrations and practical workshops. Each participant is provided with haircutting shears and combs.
The course was conducted in accordance with the safety guidelines and protocols on mass gatherings of the Ministry of Health of Brunei Darussalam.
The skills enhancement course is part of the government’s Reintegration Program for OFWs of the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) and the Overseas Worker’s Welfare Administration (OWWA) in Brunei Darussalam. — Source: Philippine Embassy In Brunei