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Being an OFW is not easy. Aside from the demands of daily work and the challenge of living in a foreign land, there is a constant battle that you have to face: homesickness. “It’s more fun in the Philippines,” as the slogan goes. Indeed, this country is filled with exciting places, loving people, fantastic food,… Read More

ofw success

These days, more and more Filipinos are going abroad to search for “greener pastures” and to provide for their families back home. Some of them are able to save and invest their money into buying a new house, a new car, and even starting their own business. However, not all overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) become… Read More

Our next OFW feature is with Grace who is currently working as senior executive in an elevator company in Dubai. Grace has an interesting story as she did not come to the UAE directly from the Philippines. At 19 years old, she landed a scholarship to study in Japan and has since lived there for more… Read More

dubai-ofw

I’ve been working as an expat in the UAE in the last 2 years and have heard plenty of stories from various kababayans living abroad. There 700,000 plus Filipinos working in the UAE, everyone has their own story, but it all boils down to one reason – to provide for their families. But along with that desire, I’ve… Read More

There are plenty of Pinoys in Dubai. So plenty that you can spot one in every direction. I’m not kidding. The first time I arrived here, I thought I was going to see a big difference with  the nationalities residing in this city, but it’s not the case. near the Dubai Fountain in Dubai Mall… Read More