Coca-Cola enrolls women OFWs in entrepreneurship program
The 2013 Labor Force Survey of the Philippine Commission on Women estimates that 14.8 million Filipino women are part of the country’s labor force. This does not count women who are working abroad as overseas Filipino workers (OFWs).
For a lot of working Filipino women, the need to provide for the family is their top priority. To earn an extra keep, these women often resort to having a second career, doing “sidelines”, and for some, putting up a sari-sari store in their homes.
However, having businesses on the side oftentimes turn into monetary drains instead of supplementing the family budget. The many challenges women face can often lead to business failures.
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