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OFW Interview with Lyn, Customer Service Ambassador for a Leading UAE Bank

Today's OFW interview features Jhoanalyn Nicole Batalla, a 29-year-old Filipina living and working in Dubai. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree, Major in...

OFW Interview with Pat, Office Administrator in Dubai

For our latest OFW feature, we interviewed Pat, a 27-year-old working mom and wife here in Dubai. She is currently working as an Office...

WATCH: Engineer Shares Cost of 2BR Simple House with PHP 875K Budget

Often, when people think about house construction projects, they equate quality with budget. While this applies in most cases, budget is not the sole...

OFW Interview with Donald, Civil Engineer and YouTuber in Dubai

Recently, we featured the story of an engineer who established an apartment business in the Philippines. Today, we are happy to present our OFW...

VIDEO: Engineer in Dubai Builds 17-Door Apartment Business in Philippines

There’s no telling how long a person can work abroad as an overseas Filipino. That said, Filipinos need to look beyond their paycheck to...

VIDEO: Supercar Blondie Surprises Filipino in UAE with Brand New Car

The last year has been quite challenging for everyone – even (or more so) for Filipinos working overseas. The need to work harder and...

Katas OFW: Filipina Housemaid in Saudi Builds 2-BR House and Sends Children to College

In our next OFW feature, a housemaid in Saudi Arabia shares her story of how she was able to buy a house and lot...

Filipino Caregiver in Israel Builds Dream Home in the Philippines

Often, in life, many people make important detours. Though most of them are unplanned, these changes usually present opportunities that leave a major impact...

WATCH: Dubai OFW Gives Tour during “Turnover” of Newly-Built Dream Home

Imagine being given the keys to your newly-built residence... the house that you have been working hard and saving for all these years. A...

Katas ng OFW: Pinay Caregiver in Israel Builds 2-Storey Dream House

For years and years of working abroad, many overseas Filipinos strive to reach their goals for themselves and their family, to build their own...

Market Vendor’s Son is Now Owner of a Top Seafood Resto in UAE

There are currently around one million Filipinos in the UAE, working in different sectors such as health care, finance, information technology, education, hospitality and...

Katas ng Dubai: OFW Couple Builds Php 4 Million, 4-Door Apartment Business in Philippines

Many overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) have been able to build their dream homes, as well as buy cars, gadgets, and other things for their...

Son of Barrio Teacher, Now Executive of Multinational Company in Dubai

No matter where you’re from and regardless of your background, you can achieve your dreams, as long as you are committed and willing to...

Israel-Based Caregiver Invests in 8-Door, 2-Storey Apartment Business

Working abroad, for most Filipinos, is just the starting point in their journey to realizing their dreams of a more prosperous life. Often, OFWs...

WATCH: Husband and Wife in UAE Build 4-BR Dream House in Philippines

The road that leads to our dreams is not always smooth. Along the way, we face challenges, setbacks, and experiences that may make us...