The Philippine Consulate General in Jeddah wishes to inform the Filipino community in the Western Region of the Kingdom that the Pinoy Worldwide Initiative for Investment Savings and  Entrepreneurship (PinoyWISE) will visit the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from 6 to 8 December 2012 in preparation for the international launching of the PinoyWISE program for OFWs abroad and their families in the Philippines next year.

During their visit, the PinoyWISE team are scheduled to meet with Filipino community leaders to discuss the conduct of training needs analysis on financial literacy and address family issues through a focus group discussion of leaders

PinoyWise is a multi-stakeholder network of organizations which aims to provide information and education programs to encourage Overseas Filipinos worldwide to save, invest and engage in enterprises that give sustainable income, create jobs and provide economic opportunities in the countryside. It also promotes philanthropy of OFWs towards sustainable social enterprises and community development.

Attached is a background document on PinoyWISE.Interested parties may contact PinoyWISE through This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Their website can also be visited at