The Best Christmas Gift

Celebrations are a quick translation for “Christmas season’ for many Filipinos. Many Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) and seafarers also come home to their families for this annual merry making. This 2020 however, celebrations might not be the same due to the lingering effects of the pandemic on the Philippines. What could be the best way … Read more

How to Handle A Money Conversation During A Crisis

Joe was 21 years old when the 2008 financial crisis happened. He still remembers how severely affected his overseas Filipino worker (OFW) neighbors were that time. He considered himself lucky because his uncle helped him finish college and get hired by the shipping company where the latter was working. But his uncle was due to … Read more

Pauwi ka na, handa ka na bang ubusin ang lahat ng pinaghirapan mo?

Sa isang OFW, kung ang pag-alis ng bansa ang pinaka-mabigat na pakiramdam, ang pag-uwi naman ang pinakamasayang yugto. Sa mahabang panahon ng aking pagbabarko, hindi ko pa rin nagawang masanay sa ganitong “cycle of emotions,” iiyak tuwing aalis, hindi naman makatulog pag pauwi na. Sa aming mga marino, ang pinaka hihintay naming balita ay kung … Read more