LAUNCHING OF THE CAVITE MIGRATION AND DEVELOPMENT OFFICE
On July 28, 2015, the Provincial Government of Cavite officially launched to the public the Cavite Migration and Development Office, the first M&D Office to be established under the Joint Migration and Development Initiative II SUMMID Calabarzon project, and the second in Region IV-A or CALABARZON. The first Migration Resource Center in CALABARZON was established by the Provincial Government of Batangas. Cavite is among the major sending provinces of migrants overseas, mostly coming from Bacoor, Dasmarinas and Imus.
The launching was led by Mr. Alvin Mojica, OIC of PSWDO (Provincial Social Work and Development Office) and Mr. Jesus Barrera of the PPDO (Provincial Planning and Development Office) and attended by partners and representatives from the LGUs in Cavite, NEDA IV-A, CFO, OWWA, UNDP, ATIKHA, and civil society groups, among others.