Bahrain resident Doblado wins ‘Modern Hero’ Award
TDT | Manama
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A long-time Bahrain resident, Lito Calimlim Doblado, has been awarded the 2021 Bagong Bayani (Modern Hero) Award for Community and Social Service by the Bagong Bayani Foundation under the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) and Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).
The virtual award ceremony was held on Monday.
It is a worldwide search for outstanding and exemplary Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs). Doblado, a graduate of Feati University where he earned his bachelor’s degree and Philippine Normal University for his teaching qualifications, will be bestowed a distinct honour of having his name etched on the awardees’ Wall of Fame at the grounds of POEA in Mandaluyong City, Philippines.
A native of Iba, Zambales, Doblado has been a constant figure in various initiatives benefitting locals and expatriate communities in Bahrain for 18 years.
His advocacies include people development, cultural awareness, medical missions, blood donations, diabetes campaign, fundraising for calamity relief and food donations, among others.
He is working for the Bahrain Public Transport Company, a joint venture of Ahmed Mansour Al’ali (AMA) Group and National Express-UK.