10 months COA flags for closer monitoring two OWWA livelihood programs for returning OFWs MB
By Ben Rosario The Commission on Audit has flagged two livelihood programs for overseas Filipino workers (OFW) with over P700 million in total government funding, saying that their implementation should be closely monitored. Commission on Audit (MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) Audit findings contained in the 2018 Annual Audit Report for the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration indicated that the implementation of the Balik-Pinas, Balik Hanapbuhay (BPBH) Program has not been closely monitored by OWWA Regional Welfare Office as provided under Memorandum of Instructions No. 005, Series of 2017. The government released some P632.89 million for the implementation of the program. “Further, ... more