The Federation of Filipino Communities in Israel (FFCI)

The Federation of Filipino Communities in Israel  (FFCI) was founded on 28 April 2002 and is the umbrella organization of   Filipino associations/groups in Israel. Represented by the Presidents of each organizations, the FFCI conducts sports and social activities for the Filipino Community.  They also extend assistance to Filipinos in Israel on case to case basis as well as send donations to victims of calamities in the Philippines.  To date, they have donated a number of classrooms to various rural areas in the Philippines through the Classroom Galing sa Manggagawa Abroad (CGMA) project of the Department of Labor and Employment. They spearheaded the “Sagip Kababayan” project to raise funds to help the victims of typhoons in the Philippines.  FFCI’s other projects include medical missions for the Filipino community, sports and social activities, seminars and workshops in cooperation with the Philippine Labor Office, NGOs and other agencies of the government. They hold their regular monthly meetings at the Philippine Embassy conference room every third Sunday of each month.

 

OBJECTIVES OF THE FFCI

  • To establish and nurture harmonious and fraternal ties among Philippine nationals in the State of Israel;
  • To make appropriate and prompt actions/representations on all activities, projects, communications emanating from its federated organizations and members within the context of existing Israeli and Philippine society;
  • To coordinate and liaise between Filipino nationals and the Philippine Embassy on matters affecting the interests of OFWs in Israel ;
  • To assist member-associations in providing welfare services to their individual members in the spirit of mutual self-help, particularly those in urgent need of assistance.