The Republican Party - otherwise known as the GOP (“Grand Old Party”) - has made significant inroads in the Filipino American community to the consternation of the Democratic Party activists who which have supported the community on issues from immigration reform to the fight for Filipino WW II veterans equity.

Innovation to Spur Remittance-driven Development thru Corporate Social Responsibility

MANILA, PHILIPPINES — March 16, 2011 — A new programme, called Remit4change that promotes an enabling environment for the collective remittance practices of Filipino overseas to boost local economic development was launched last week by the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) in partnership with the Transnational Institute for Grassroots Research & Action (TIGRA), a California-based non-governmental organization.

MANILA, Philippines—The United National Development Program (UNDP) and the Western Union Foundation will launch this week an overseas remittance investment fund.The project, called the Overseas Filipinos Remittances for Development: Building a Future Back Home (OFs-RED), hopes to harness remittances for poverty reduction programs.

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