Kaagapay envisions a society where peoples (tri-people) are able to live the fullness of life, exercising their inherent rights as human beings, enjoy their dignity as persons whether they are in their homes on in working places and whether they are in their country of birth or the country of employment.
Kaagapay works for the protection and promotion of the rights and welfare of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs), their families and relatives in Mindanao and in other parts of the Philippines and in the world through effectively addressing the problems and effects of migration and creation of viable economic, political and socio-cultural alternative models in communities wherein basic needs of people are comprehensively addressed without exportation of human resources, and where natural resources are sustainably and equitably developed, managed and shared.
Continuously raise the level of awareness and capacities of OFWs and their families as well as the communities on the issues, problems, and effects of Philippine migration in order to help empower them to address their own problems and concerns.
Sustain and enhance support structures for OFWs and their families through community-based legal assistance and counseling, research, documentation and publication, education, training and organizing and other services.
Help facilitate in building viable economic projects and activities in OFW communities to address the basic needs of OFW families and to prevent further migration.
Strengthen the institution to be financially equipped and whose personnel are to adequately skilled to effectively deliver its programs and services.
Kaagapay works for the protection and promotion of the rights and welfare of OFWs and members of their families in Mindanao through awareness raising and capacity building, organizing, rights claiming and facilitating in building economic projects and activities in OFW communities
Capacity Building and Organizational Strengthening (CBOs)
Conducts orientations and discussions in commuities and secondary schools and facilitate self organizing, organizational strengthening and capacity building of community based organizaions of the returned and families of OFWs.
Legal assistance and Counseling (LAC)
Facilitates access to justice and rights claiming of distressed OFWs through referral system. Distressed OFWs can be those who are in need of legal assistance and support during their working period abroad or upon their return to the country or those who are in need of psycho-social medication upon their return.
Research, Documentation and Advocacy (RDA)
Popularize issues and concern of OFWs, gathers and store relevant data and information and conducts special researches and studies that are of help in the promotion and protection of the rights and welfare of OFWs and their families.
Micro-Initiative and Livelihood Assistance (MILA)
Facilitates in the access and creation of small-scale livelihood opportunities and projects for returned OFWs and families.