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Credits: Acknowledging TSOK’s Pioneering Advocacy, Credibility and Empowerment

Credits: Acknowledging TSOK's Pioneering Advocacy, Credibility and Empowerment

Embracing the Essence of TSOK’s Advocacy The Teachers Specialist Organization in Kuwait (TSOK) is a supportive community for Filipino teachers working abroad. As one of the co-founders and the primary biographer of TSOK, it is DNG’s responsibility to share important information that amplifies and credits the voices of my fellow co-founders and members. This information…

Mariam Macapudi, the True Symbol of Skilled and Non-Skilled Workers

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have developed the true sense of unity and liaison in improving each other’s grave situation. It is undeniably true that COVID-19 disease hit each individual differently. Things may run from best to good for the people who were prepared for any economic crisis. However, for those unprepared,…

The Blessing In Disguise of Online Barter Within Pinoys in Kuwait

The tyranny of the COVID-19 pandemic continues around the world. Our fellow Kabayans in Kuwait is not an exemption to the overwhelming effects we experience because of it. However, within the chaos lies a blessing in disguise throughout the Filipino community. It is the birth of the “Pinoy Kuwait Barter” established and led by a…

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…

DOMESTIC WORKER LAW

ANG BATAS PARA SA PANGTAHANANG MANGGAGAWA   Gracia Amor, A Multi-Award winner blogger; Presidential Award; Mass Media Advocacy Award, Philippine Expat Blog Award, and Most Outstanding Balikbayan Award. An OFW and Investment Literacy Advocate. Her first book, the Global Filipino Bloggers OFW Edition, reviewed and launched at Philippine Embassy Kuwait. Became a certified Registered Financial…

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…

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…

The Inspiring Synergy of Support from the Philippine Embassy in Kuwait and the Philippine Overseas Labor Office – Overseas Worker Welfare Administration (POLO-OWWA)

In times of crisis, the character of Kabayanihan glows within each one of us. While many of the Overseas Filipino Workers worldwide strived in the COVID-19 pandemic, different organizations and groups contributed their respective humanitarian efforts. Being one of the governmental establishments assigned to look after the Overseas Filipinos abroad, the offices of the Philippine…

Financial reminders for OFWs

Being an Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW), whether we are single or married, we all work to give our loved ones better lives. We may send money to them monthly  but we must also think about how we can save. Here are some reminders for us; Sample signature www.diarynigracia.com

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