Buhay OFW

Registration going on for 2nd batch of Ateneo’s OFW program in Bangkok

The registration for Ateneo Leadership and Social Entrepreneurship Program (ALSE OF-LIFE) in Thailand is now open. ALSE OF-LIFE is a 10-day executive program under Ateneo School of Government (ASoG) of Ateneo de Manila University.

Orientation will be held on March 15 (Sunday) at St. Gabriel Foundation Building in Khlong Tan, Bangkok. To register, send a message to Ateneo LSE Thailand Facebook page.

ALSE OF-LIFE is a 6-month empowerment program aims in helping overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in the areas of leadership, financial literacy and social entrepreneurship. Last year 42 OFWs graduated in the said program. 

The program runs for six months which includes 10 Sundays training and 2 days business plan presentation. Graduates will receive an Ateneo certificate and will be inducted into the university as alumni.

This year’s batch will be the 101th group of Filipino overseas who have tsken part in the program in 17 major cities in Europe and Asia. Pioneering batch’s alumni led by Danrub Belleza, International Business Manager of Double A also serves as the new Secretariat who will facilitate the program. 

Meanwhile, among the Secretariat advisors are successful individuals like businesswoman Zenaida Vannaying, Klopman International Regional Sales Manager Sonia Zerrudo, Department of Trade and Industry Representative Mariano Enrico (Philippine Embassy) and his banker wife Ruzette, and Filipino online community PinoyThaiyo. 

Register now. First come, first served basis. First 60 registrants will only be accepted in Bangkok. 

Do you live in Pattaya or nearby province? There is also a plan to hold an Ateneo Leadership and Social Entrepreneurship Program in Pattaya. If you are interested, kindly send a message to Ateneo LSE Thailand Facebook page. A minimum of 40 participants are needed to push for the ALSE OF-LIFE Pattaya.