MANPOWER RESOURCES OF ASIA, INC. (MRA) is a Philippine corporation
engaged in overseas employment services duly licensed since 1978 by the Philippine Overseas
Employment Administration (POEA) of the Philippine Department of Labor and Employment.
Since its founding, MRA has provided professional, technical personnel and craftsmen
to land-based construction projects, oil and natural gas pipe laying projects and
its related facilities ( on-shore and off-shore ), dredging and reclamation, power
plant and substation and transmission line construction, petrochemical plants, electro-mechanical
works for oil and gas refineries, animal feedmill factories and processing and cold
storage facilities. Also, MRA has supplied the necessary personnel to hospitals,
health-care organizations, information technology firms and other types of industrial
The 32 years experience of MRA in
overseas employment,it has mobilized and develop competent and highly skilled professional
personnel, whose knowledge and expertise in their respective jobs makes them highly
desired by foreign employers even under numerous challenges, demanding
work conditions and diversity in cultures and climates.
Today, MRA is taking another big step
towards professionalism in the field of training. Realizing the competition in the
global market especially for highly skilled craftsmen and specialists, MRA has initiated
training programs both in-house and in collaboration with the leading training centers
in the Philippines for continuous upgrading of skills, technical expertise, and
increased productivity and improvement of occupational health and safety. Likewise,
training complements our efforts to generate a sizeable database of qualified personnel
to service the manpower requirements of our existing and propective foreign clients.
MRA has pioneered in new overseas markets for Filipino personnel
and actively participates in DOLE/POEA marketing missions abroad and in conducting
talks by MRA’s Chairman with foreign employers’ associations to underlie the spirit
of tripartism in overseas employment.
MRA enjoys a high reputation because it assumes and carries out
responsibilities that go beyond recruitment and deployment and include protection and welfare programs for the benefit
of workers and their families.For example, it operates a Philippine Central Bank-licensed non-stock loans and
savings association for its employees/overseas personnel and their families, to give financial help in times of
emergency such as school tuition fees, illness and accidents of family members.
MRA has been a consistent “Top Performer Awardee” of the Philippine
Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) of the Department of Labor and Employment, and now belongs to the
“Hall of Fame” and recipient of the “Award of Excellence” which entitles the company to special privileges from the
A founding member of the Association for Professionalism in Overseas Employment, Inc.(ASPROE), MRA is guided
by a dynamic commitment to professionalism – to meet the challenge of the international labor market; and to
innovation – so that the only best of the local workforce are sent overseas under competitive terms and conditions.
As a company and as a leader in this Association, MRA actively participates in projects of the Philippine Government
by providing employment and protection for overseas Filipinos.