Author Archives: Gracia Amor

New shelter for abused OFWs in Kuwait—a real blessing

Last April, a new shelter was opened by the Philippine Embassy in Kuwait for abused Filipino household service workers (HSWs). This three-storey building is located in Hateen, and this will serve as another home for our kabayans needing protection from abusive employers—in addition to the Filipino Workers Resource Centre (FWRC) in Faiha. FWRC and this […]

My Diary

My Diary is a plain journal I bought from the PNA office when I renewed my membership ID, It was very handy and the inner print was not that complicated. Though try as I may to write religiously on it, I am forgetful so there are specks of blanks. I usually put stickers on them […]

Year 2020: A Gratitude Note

I write about topics that are often guides for kababayans because there is too much need for it.  But if we don’t talk about these themes that are prevalent in our life as OFW how can we evolve our perspectives and support one another?

KUWAIT OFW QUARANTINE DIARIES DAY #54 – Quarantine Measures Go Even Further

MAY 04, 2020 The country of Kuwait has imposed its efforts and precautionary measures to contain the spread of the virus. For the day of May 4, 2020, the Ministry of Health has announced an additional 295 new cases. It results in a total of 5,278 COVID-19 cases for the whole nation. Despite that, the […]


    The rally of the index proved to be nothing more than just a technical rebound after the benchmark found a bottom at 6,719. Then, it hit the ceiling towards 6,940.00 as you can see attached photo. This Friday, the benchmark is still hitting but failing to breach said resistance, down 83.40 points to […]


  ILOKANA WOMEN’S ORGANIZATION IN KUWAIT: Care. Love. Advocate.   The distress OFW children often encounter difficulties in receiving assistance from the public. Understandably, these children and their families are financially unable to afford it.   ILOKANA WOMEN ORGANIZATION IN KUWAIT (IWOK) has been assisting hundreds of displaced OFW  children with educational and health services […]

OFW IN KUWAIT : Deployment Ban and Temporary Ban

            The Philippine government imposed a total deployment ban to Kuwait after a National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) autopsy revealed the grim circumstances surrounding the death of Filipino worker Jeanelyn Villavende in December 2019.   On the killing of Filipina domestic worker Jeanelyn Padernal Villavende, Secretary Abdullah Mama-o expressed his […]

FILIPINO COMMUNITY IN KUWAIT : Celebrating Great Accomplishments

FILIPINO COMMUNITY IN KUWAIT: Celebrating Great Accomplishments   MUST WATCH!!! FILIPINO COMMUNITY IN KUWAIT ON A MISSION   In 2019, over 210 people are injured and 13 fatalities were reported due to the earthquake, which displaced over 131,000 people in the Region XI (Davao) and Region XII (SOCKSARGEN). Of the displaced, nearly 37,000 are staying […]

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