Philippine Address: Blk. 153, Lot 12 Sito Central Upper Bicutan, Taguig City
Employer: Manila and International Grocery S.R.L.
Via E. De Amicis, 4-Milan PZA. V. Venete 16 Biella
Mr. Borja is the founder of SODALIS, a Filipino-Italian association that provides socio-cultural assistance to OFWs in Milan with the aim of Filipino’s easier integration to Italian Society.
On a lighter note, he successfully organized the conduct of Filipino Festivals attended by 3,000 Filipinos that sealed a strong impact on Local Government Officials in Milan. Mr. Borja also voluntarily liaisoned integration projects of the Philippine Consulate with the host government like conducting Italian language courses to Consulate staff and OFWs.
Awards and Recognition
- Certificate of Appreciation given by the Philippine Consulate General, for contributing to the success of the celebration of the 109th and 110th Anniversary of the Proclamation of Philippine Independence in Milan, Italy
- Certificate of Appreciation given by the POLO for the total support and wholehearted cooperation extended to its 2007-2008 programs and projects intended for the welfare and well-being of OFWs, their families, and the Filipino Community as well
- Plaque of Appreciation given by the POLO for his committed participation in Community and OFW projects in 2007.
- Don. G. Quadri (Rt. Rev. Fr.), Milano, 12 May 2008, Chaplain of Catholic Migrant for Italy
- Hon. A. Oliverio, Milano, 13 May 2008, Cabinet Sec. For Gen. Affairs