Saturday, August 19, 2017

Ano Ang Madalas Gawin Nang OFW Tuwing Day-Off?

 
 Ang buhay ng isang OFW ay hindi madali. Maraming pagsubok at hirap na kailangan suungin upang makamtan nila ang kanilang pinapangarap na buhay pag-uwi ng Pilipinas. Maraming Kababayan natin ang pinalad sa kanilang pangingibang bansa ngunit hindi rin mawawala ang iba umuuwing luhaan. May mga pagkakataon pa nga bangkay na silang umuuwi sa kanilang pamilya. 

Base sa kanilang mga sagot, sa Gitnang Silangan madalas  ay wala silang day-off. Kahit pa nasa kontrata ito, hindi pa rin nasusunod pero sa abot ng kanilang makakaya tinatapos nila ang kontrata. Ang iba naman buong kontrata hindi nakatikim ng day-off.


 Narito ang kanilang mga kasagutan:
 
Leorem Devera: Malaysia. 
1. Magsimba syempre kaso d ko naman nagagawa tuwing off day.
2. Window shopping and bonding with friends
3. Picnic po syempre magluluto ng paborito nating pagkain pinoy .
4.tapos ang pinakagusto namin libangan Ay maglaro ng bowling or magiingay sa Karaoke.
Pagsawa next plan naman sa beach kami, kasi yun lang naman po ung nagagawa namin dito sa ibang bansa yung magsaya para maibsan ang kalungkutan

Annie Gathalian Agni: Magluto ng Filipino foods, mag swimming at gumala. syempre maglibang, libangin ang sarili.

 Lourdes Shirakawa: Wala nasa bahay lang. Nakahiga

 Tin Sarmiento:  Magmuni muni ano ang pwede gawin para pagkakitaan. Walang oras magpahinga utak palang dami na trabaho iisip anu dapat gagawin sa mga sasunod na araw babasa ng peso sense usapan sa loob mga idea ng mga dpt gawin para sa pag iimpok.

Dorothy Salazar:  Gala galore at kumain.

Lynn Pangan Pascual: Makipag-usap sa aking pamilya, pagkatapos sa araw ng sweldo pupunta ng Batha sa telemoney para ipadala ang allowance ng pamilya.

Daniel Florendo: magtanim ng mga gulay maglinis sa kuwarto ,,maglaba..at kung ano ano pa na pweding gawin,,,,,,bago maglaro sa mga online games sa fb

Osmail Ditchon Mendoza: Tulog tulog lang para fresh uli sa work kinabukasan.
 
Irvin Bueno Cooronado: Depende sa lugar, yung mga lugar kagaya ng Dammam, Jeddah, Khobar, siguro nagagawa nila ang gusto nila. Madami kasing lugar eh nagba-bike ka lang, yari k na s Pulis, o kaya pag-tripan ka ng mga bata/teenager dito. Kung sasabihin paglilibangan during offs. Once -in-a-blue-moon lang yun, yun eh ngakayayaan mag swimming sa beach habang naghuhuli ng isda. About Videoke and gatherings, BAWAL. At saka it depends on the type of work you had here, pag barya lang ang kita, laging NGA-NGA, pagkakasyahin lang ang pera, na madami d2 dahil wala nga trabaho sa Pinas. Meron nga suweldo ay 700 Riyal lang. So paano mo magagawa yung naka indicate sa taas kung wala kng pera, kya madami dito hindi na lumalabas.
 
Ailyn Pandio Corpuz: Isa po akong domestic worker dito sa Saudi wala man lang ako day off kahit  one day sa loob ng 7years.  Hindi talaga pare-pareho ang kinalalagyan dito pero ok lang mabait nman mga amo ko. 
 
Erick Pana: Ang pinakamasap sa day off sa buong araw kausap ko anak ko at asawa ko mas gusto ko pa na ganun. Minsan pag kapag may pera bili ng damit na afford ng budget kakain sa kabayan restaurant sa Al-Khobar.

Tyra Jane: Dito sa Taif walang day-off, nasa bahay lang ako lagi. Kailangan kong magtyaga para sa kinabukasan ng aking mga anak.

Saturday, August 5, 2017

How to Attract The Right Person




Majority of us spend a lot of time finding a so called right man/right woman. Others really go a certain distance and effort just to arrived empty handed.

In my opinion we cannot have a right people around us if  we don't act like one. We are the reflection of what we will become.

 I think the major issue in pursuing our goal to have an ideal relationship mainly our own perception. We set high standards, (there is no wrong setting a good standard but we tend to look for perfection.) Our desire to the best sometimes fail us because we fall short to recognized our worth and limitations. We are human beings but we are dreaming of perfect We are pre-occupied by the ''Cinderella" story yet we forget that we have the power to create our own story. We want a happy ending but we collect ''trash" along the way.

First step in attracting a right man is to love our self.  We need to know who we really are, we need to be whole as a person. Be committed to oneself  because the person who is contented with self have and edge in surpassing all the storms. People who have been in bad relationships are usually trying to find something outside themselves to fill up the emptiness, and it will never work. People who are empty attract others who are empty (or who are predators who prey on empty people).
People who are empty are prone to abusive, manipulative, chaotic types who keep them off their pins — or they are prone to withholding people who punish them when they don't "act properly." In any event, these types just add to the emptiness. While they might fill the void for a while, they usually make it quite worse in the long run.

Stop hiding your flaws. No one is perfect, so accept the fact that your partner will not be perfect. But do not compromise your values and principles because that is your inner self. Be with someone who bring the best out of you. It is a major plus if the guy you are with inspire you and know the purpose of being. Confidence and authenticity go a long way in life, love and relationships.

Be appreciative. Expressing our gratitude to someone is a sign of maturity.  People love to hear they are appreciated. Avoid comparison, your past relationship is over. Focus in what you have right now and what you intend to be.

You might not believe that the model of a relationship imprinted on your unconscious decades ago can affect your relationships now, but it does. The way you relate to yourself and, subsequently, the way you relate with others, are both strongly influenced by that imprinted standard. Until you can recognize it and move beyond it, you’re unlikely to find your highest choices being met.





Monday, July 31, 2017

July 2017 (Feeding Program)


We had a feeding program for the whole Saturday of July @ Little Angel Learning Center (LALC) in New Manila, Quezon City. This activity was sponsored by my friends from Philippines, Japan, Singapore,Texas, Australia and Palau. It was a life changing activity that will impact the direction and progress in my life. Seeing those children smile made me realized that life is not about material things but moments that shape who we are.

I am so grateful for all the sponsors and volunteers who gave their resources and time.
 

July 1, 2017
 Food Sponsors: Ms. Lovely Fernandez and Mosier Mj
Volunteer: Gina Palomer

  with my Ate, during our first Saturday activity

 Angelo Lazon told me after the event that the experience was a memorable one. 

 Bring me your friend

 Group picture
 
July 8, 2017
 Food Sponsor: Ms. Zeny Concepcion
Volunteers: Lani Tarroquin and  Criste Tumpang
 
 Almost everyone participated in the program. Attentively listening to the instructions given to them.

 Ms. Lailane Tarroquin shared her time inspite of her busy schedule at work.

 With Sisters of St. Ann

 Ms. Criste Tumpang my childhood bestfriend chose the winning art done by the children.



July 15, 2017 
Food Sponsor: Mr. Vey Marquez (Unmask Sumbungan ng OFW Worldwide)
Gift Giving: Ms. Jessa V. Temanil
Volunteers: Jerry Manilag and Bea Bacalzo

 Ms. Bea Calzado (8 Trimedia staff)

 Inspiring them to become a good citizen of this country.


 Mr. Jerry Manilag 



 Mentoring the kids 

 gift giving

 showing their coloring books



July 22, 2017
 Food Donor: Anonymous from Australia
Volunteer: Faye Encinares Rodel

 What is the best thing happened into your life? What are the things you are grateful? This child cried. She did'nt finished reading her homework, got so emotional. 


 How old are you? 





July 29, 2017 
Food and Gift giving Sponsors: Charlie Montemayor and Pearl Nelia
Volunteers: Jennylyn De Guzman Solis, Jessie Ng Buhai Moh, Eric Silvederio Labitoria and Mona Aquino.

 coloring books, wallet,  pencil case, pencils, notepad, clothes,and bags

 
 toys from Juls Rojas. He gave up  his toys for the needy ones. A brave and admirable act for a young kid.



 "Ate, salamat ha. Nakakain kami ng chicken joy. Dati nakikita lang namin sa mga bata."






Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Top 10 Quotes



They say our life is the culmination of pains and struggles, sadness and happiness. The lessons and learning in life makes us unique individual and become who we are today.

 Here are the top 10 quotes that serve as an inspiration how I handle life.

1. “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” 
          -Mahatma Gandhi-

2.  “It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.” 
-J.K. Rowling-

3. “You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something – your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.”
 -Steve Jobs- 

4.   “A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.”
-David Brinkley-

5. “The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.”
-Bruce Lee-

 6. “Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life – think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.”
-Swami Vivekananda-

 7. “Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.”
-Dale Carnegie-

8.  “If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.”
-Jim Rohn-

9.  "It does not matter how slowly you go, so long as you do not stop." 
-Confucius-

10.  "The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate." 
-Oprah Winfrey-

Gumamela Flower (Own Shot)





Dahilan Bakit Nasisira ang Pamilyang OFW




Sa buhay may asawa madaming pagsubok na pinagdadaanan, lalong-lalo na kung malayo kayo sa isa't-isa. Laging challenge ng pagiging OFW ang mawalay sa kanyang pamilya.

Alamin ang kanilang mga rason bakit may pagkakataon na nasisira ang pamilyang OFW.

Ito ang kanilang mga saagot sa Question of the Day ng Radyo OFW.

1. KUMUNIKASYON at ORAS
     Dahil sa malayo minsan nawawalan na sila oras. Ang madalas nilang ginagawa at pag-uusap ay nababawasan ng nababawasan hanggang makasanayan na nila, at hindi nila namalayan nag-enjoy na sila pareho sa bagong mga kaibigan o nakakasalamuha na nagiging dahilan ng pagkasira ng relasyon ng kanilang pamilya.

Candy Ruiz: Kawalan ng oras sa isat isa.  Mas inuuna ang barkada at sarili lang in short pabaya sa pamilya.

Freed Dom:  Both party turns weak,kung husb ofw discourage sa mga insecurities na paulit ulit na sinasabi ng wife..dahil ang lalaki..nakuntento na sa padala nya na wala na syang tungkulin at dapat malaman...from wife, hanggang tuluyang manlamig lalaki sa asawa,na hindi dapat ganun.kung ofw wife..dapat Ipagpatuloy ang pagging malambing pa rin...huwag magkulang sa tungkulin nya,ung paalala..palagi iwasan pagdududa..pagusapan plagi ang future..plans..goal kung bakit pansamantalang maghihiwalay ..at madalas pagkawala ng tiwala sa isat isa..na bunga ng pág iisip.
Ang sigurado ko walang ofw na ginustong masira ang relasyon


 2. TUKSO
     Sa ibang lugar maraming kaibigan na makikilala, ang iba nagiging daan para sa kabutihan ngunit ang iba naman ay magbubuyo saiyo sa kapahamakan. Nakakalimot sa responsibilidad  at tuluyang nagpapatianod sa udyok ng tukso.

Irene Villaflor:  Lack of trust...kunting tsismis lng react agad..hnd BH pwede maaktuhn mu kysa tsismis lng.

Maricel Danao: 3rd party. Madaling nagfall dahil natukso, nakalimutan ang rason bakit nag-abroad.

Jane Gabato: Pamilya ng ofw ang laging naninira s pamilyang naiiwan dahil natutukso sa paglayo ng asawa. Walang pananalig sa Diyos.

 3. PERA
    Kapag ang pamilya ay nakahiligan ang mga materyal na bagay at hindi rin makontrol ng OFW ang mga needs ng kanyang pamilya lalong lalo na ang mga anak. Kailangan laging nakasunod sa uso to the point na nababaon sa utang, ito na ang magiging dahilan para lumayo sila sa bawat isa.

Tess Lim:  Hindi pinapangalagahan ang perang pinapadala ng ofw or winawaldas 2. Nppabayaan ang mga anak.

Delfin Miguel Jr.: yung misis na naiwan sa pinas ay nanglalake at nilulustay ang perang padala ng mister niya .... walang ginawa si misis kundi makipag party lang .

Ana Vargas: Inuuna ang mga luho kaysa pag-iipon. Bili dito, bili doon samantalang si OFW kumakayod ng todo.  

 4. TIWALA
    Kinain ng pagdududa dahil sa tagal ng panahon na hindi magkasama. Madalas ito ay magsisimula sa simpleng selos na nauuwi sa malalim na argumento.

 Sheryl Taopo:  Selos... ito ang dahilan kong bkit nagkkahiwalay ang mag asawa dhl ncra yong pinkamahalaga s mag asawa.. TIWALA.

 Bhebs Libra: Walang tiwala sa isat isa,kulang sa communication,dito magkaroon ng negative mind..naniniwala sa haka haka.

 Elsa Macas: dapat my tiwala sa isat isa at syempre pray lgi...at ang nah ipadala iponin ng asawa kc mahirap magtrabaho sa abroad at malayo pah sa pamilya.. ilang taon pah ang lumipas saka kayo magkita ulit.... dapt loyal sa isat isa kht my tokso man dpt d patulan kc yan ang nakakasira sa isang pamilya....



 Source:  Radyo OFW
https://www.facebook.com/RadyoOFW/photos/a.1056344361116286.1073741828.1054060658011323/1330540190363367/?type=3&theater



   

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Lapis at Papel Project @ San Roque Elem School

What: Lapis at Papel Community Project
Where: San Roque Elem. School, San Roque Bato, Catanduanes
When: May 22, 2017













We traveled by land, left Manila @ 4pm and arrived Tabaco Port  4am, then we waited for the Ferry Boat first trip at 7 in the morning. It was a very tiring journey but worth our time. Seeing the happy faces of elementary pupils, the very accommodating teaching and non teaching staff, and the appreciation of the parents make me believe that it was mission accomplished. 264 pupils were given school supplies, each students received: bag, pad paper, 2 pencils, 2 ballpens, crayons, art paper, 10 notebooks, glue, ruler, eraser, and plastic envelop.