This is a press release from the Ateneo Project for Asian and International Relations.
Our modern-day heroes are in for a tribute as Ateneo Project for Asian and International Relations (APAIR) holds its 2nd overseas Filipino workers (OFW) week celebration, “Kabayan: Ang Pag-uwi” with a special screening of the highest-grossing Filipino film Hello, Love, Goodbye on Thursday, November 7.
This will be held in Ateneo de Manila University’s Leong Hall Auditorium. Proceeds from this screening will go to APAIR’s initiative, “Bring back an OFW (BBOFW),” which aims to fund a deserving OFW nominee’s trip home in time for the Christmas season. The event is open to the public.
If you are interested in making pledges and donations for the BBOFW initiative, please refer to the instructions below:
1. Choose a mode of payment
2. Send your proof of payment
Subject Line: "APAIR OFW Week 2019 Movie Payment"
Body: Name, number of tickets
Attachment: Screenshot of transaction/deposit slip
A confirmation e-mail will be sent once proof of payment has been received.
3. Claim your ticket/s.
All tickets will be distributed on the day of the screening at 6 pm.
APAIR’s OFW week also includes an information session, a roundtable discussion, and an art exhibit. The art exhibit, which features works fom Nathalie Dagmang about Filipino overseas workers, will run from November 4 to 8.
Meanwhile, speakers from the Department of Foreign Affairs will grace the information session on November 4 to discuss how OFWs are affected by issues in the Philippines surrounding politics, economy, and culture.