Category Archives: Kuwait

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 […]

Travel Guidelines and Procedures for Returning OFWs from Kuwait to Philippines | Diary ni Gracia

“The Pessimist Sees Difficulty In Every Opportunity. The Optimist Sees Opportunity In Every Difficulty.” – Winston Churchill This article will walk you through the new travel guidelines in compliance with the new Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) Resolution No. 114, released last May 8, 2021.   If you are a land-based Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) working […]

Step-by-Step Guide on How to Register for the Vaccination in Kuwait | Diary ni Gracia

Guide me in your truth and teach me, for you are God my Savior, and my hope is in you all day long.   Psalms 25:5     In line with the response of the Kuwait Government to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ministry of Health (MOH) has launched an online registration service for COVID-19 vaccination in […]

HOW TO: Online Passport Renewal Appointment in Kuwait | Diary ni Gracia

Online Passport Renewal Appointment in Kuwait: A Friendly Guide on how to use DFA’s Global Online Appointment System (GOAS)       “Every day is a renewal, every morning the daily miracle. This joy you feel is life.” — Gertrude Stein       Renewing Philippine passports in the country where they are currently situated […]

A Friendly Guide for OASIS

“That which does not kill us, makes us stronger.” -Friedrich Nietzsche- The OASIS (OFW Assistance Information System) is an online platform designed to help Overseas Filipino Workers receive better service. By registering in OASIS, you’re giving DOLE, POLO, OWWA, and POEA the details they need to respond to your concerns and provide necessary COVID-19 Pandemic […]

A Friendly Guide for TRAZE App PH

“Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.“ -Oprah Winfrey- In the raging battle against COVID-19, Cosmotech Philippines in cooperation with the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) launched TRAZE Contact Tracing App. TRAZE is a nationwide and unified contact tracing software that facilitates manual contact tracing by scanning […]

A Friendly Guide for Kuwait Mosafer App

“Nothing in life is to be feared; it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.” – Marie Curie- Kuwait Airways issued a set of guidelines for departing/incoming passengers on Saturday, January 2 with the resumption of commercial flights to and from Kuwait International Airport. […]

Travel Guidelines for Returning OFWs from Kuwait to Philippines

“Everything will be okay in the end. If it’s not okay, it’s not the end.”  -John Lennon- This photo was taken from: Shutter Stock   Last May 07, 2021, Clarissa and other fellow Kababayans in Kuwait went home to the Philippines through connecting flights (Kuwait-Qatar and Qatar-Clark, Pampanga via Qatar Airways). Our Kabayan Clarissa shared […]

CORONAVIRUS DIARIES Week #60: Kuwait lifts Partial Curfew on the first day of Eid

“Life doesn’t get easier or more forgiving, we get stronger and more resilient.” -Steve Maraboli- Today marks the 425th day of our COVID-19 Pandemic journey. As we enter a new month, we formally enter the Ramadan season. COVID-19 cases in the country continue to decline. Even so, we need to be reminded to still follow […]


“Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations.” -Anonymous- An interview conducted by Maxxy Santiago with POLO Official Labatt Nasser S. Mustafa with regards to DOLE-AKAP Cash Assistance This photo was taken from: Facebook: Maxxy Santiago The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has released guidelines for providing financial assistance to displaced land-based and sea-based Filipino […]

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