Tag Archives: OFWs in Kuwait

The Mother-like Caress and Assistance of the Ilokana Women’s Organization in Kuwait (IWOK)

Every time we are hurt when we were once a fragile child, our caring mother rushes in to help and console us. As we encounter the COVID-19 health crisis, it is not only the men who primarily helped our kabayans in Kuwait. Like how a loving mother shows her heart-warming caress to her child, the […]

Discover the Inspiring COVID-19 Stories of OFWs in Kuwait – Battling COVID-19 With God’s Faith

Noong middle of January this year, pinapanood ko lang sa internet ang kumakalat na sakit sa Wuhan, China. Bagama’t nakaka-awa ang mga taong tinamaan ng bagong sakit na ito, Subalit, hindi ko naramdaman ang takot sa pagkakasakit nito dahil napakalayo ng China sa Kuwait kung saan ako ay nagtatrabaho. Pero nang pumasok ang Pebrero, nagsimulang […]

CORONAVIRUS DIARIES: Week #15 – Ending the First Phase in the Hands of the People

June 29, 2020 “Inspiring scenes of people taking the future of their countries into their own hands will ignite greater demands for good governance and political reform elsewhere in the world.” William Hague Fighting the COVID-19 pandemic has never been easy. Considering its high infectivity rate, it can reach many regions through the flow of […]

The New Online Appointment System of Social Security System in Kuwait

The coronavirus outbreak continues to increase its cases in the country of Kuwait. It leads to the incomplete operations of most of the offices. Together with it is the Social Security System (SSS) in Kuwait. To continue their services for the Overseas Filipinos (OFs), they released another advisory pertaining to their new online appointment system. […]

The 14 Things You Need To Know About COVID-19 Disease

As more and more information surged all over the web pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic, it becomes easy to raise panic and anxieties to the community. We have seen online and on other forms of media how the coronavirus disease propagates infecting several million people. However, it is nothing compared to the other fatal diseases, […]

The Situation In the Philippines About OFW Repatriation

The Philippine government has been putting all their efforts in facilitating the return of our fellow kabayans. As of June 7, 2020, about 55,859 OFWs arrived in the country since the onset of the coronavirus outbreak. Within the tally, 17,419 are land-based, while 38,440 are sea-based OFWs. According to the Department of Health’s (DOH) COVID-19 […]

Memorandum Circular of Philippine Overseas Employment Administration for OFWs Arrival and Departures

The COVID-19 pandemic has threatened the lives of the Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) who are working worldwide. Due to the implemented lockdown measures, they widely faced and struggled with the “No Work, No Pay” situation. Therefore, many of our fellow Kabayans wants to return home immediately to be united. The Philippine government responded to the […]

CORONAVIRUS DIARIES: DAY #105 – Possible Plans for the Second Phase

June 24, 2020 “Planning is bringing the future into the present so that you can do something about it now.” Alan Lakem Many countries pursue their gradual return to the normal days amid this coronavirus pandemic. The transmission within the community continues. However, we have made significant adaptation to this critical situation. Respective governments have […]

The Philippines’ COVID-19 Protocols Every Returning OFW Should Expect

The world continues its almost 7-month battle of the transmission of COVID-19 disease.  As we face the coronavirus pandemic, we, the Overseas Filipinos in Kuwait, want to return safely back to our home country, the Philippines. Because of the implemented lockdown measures, our primary jobs stopped together with our financial income. I know that as […]

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