Filipino Groups in UK Form Network

LONDON -- Some 80 representatives of 35 Filipino groups across the United Kingdom gathered in London last Jan. 25 for an event organized by the British branch of the European Network of Filipino Diaspora (ENFiD), reports ABS-CBN News.  The gathering at a hotel in Kensington, was the first official get-together for the members of ENFiD-UK, which was formed last year. Attending groups included the Batangas Association, Colchester Filipino Community, Kanlungan Filipino Consortium, Filipino Movement (Fil-Mo), PhilJury, Philippine Women's Association, The Guardians and Commission on Human Rights in the Philippines (CHRP). The meeting tackled issues like immigration, debt management or financial education, as well as the vulnerable or elderly people.