To start with, Brigada OFW International was founded in the Philippines on May 23, 2010 by Chairman Arthur Joseph Fuellas Tabunda. It has since spread to nations across the globe namely, UAE, Qatar, Oman, Cyprus, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea and on November 1st, 2014 , here in the State of Kuwait.
Its mission is to help keep fellow Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) safe from any danger and harm by cooperating with the Philippine Embassy in the host country. Last November 6th, Brigada OFW Kuwait Chapter celebrated its Second Founding Anniversary at Filipino Seafood Restaurant in Salmiya with fun, games, surprises and dining altogether.
Among the guests were Consul General Atty, Raul H. Dado, Mr.Oliver Diong of Club Ilonggo, Ms. Vanessa Galila Thomas of OFW Movement, Mr. Robert Adrales of SPMII Kuwait Chapter and representatives of IPSRG Kuwait Chapter.
The Officers of Brigada OFW Kuwait Chapter are as follows;PRESIDENT: Eleanor Budiang / VICE PRESIDENT FOR ADMINISTRATION: Florebel Yrabono / VICE PRESIDENT FOR OPERATION: William Bersola / SECRETARY GENERAL: Aileen C. Caril / SECRETARY FOR PERSONNEL: Melvin Gatus / SECRETARY FOR OPERATION: Wilfredo Bersola / SECRETARY FOR APPOINTMENT: Jhoanna Marie Gane / SECRETARY FOR FINANCE: Saada Sendad / SECRETARY FOR AUDIT: Ma. Magdalena Bahinti / SECRETARY FOR JUSTICE: Ada Roa / SECRETARY FOR PUBLIC RELATION: Irish Joy A. Ginaloc & Leonor Salenas / SPORT AND ACTIVITY COORDINATOR; Noel Bautista / CASE OFFICER; Richel Antiquera & Kate Pardinas Catillo / CHAIRMAN of KUWAIT CHAPTER: Ronelyn Villalon Lotino
From Kabayan in Kuwait, here’s wishing Brigada OFW Kuwait Chapter more success in all your plans and goals.