Tag Archives: Filipina workers

Philippines and ASEAN Countries Getting Ready to Promote Massive Migration of Skilled Immigrants


The Philippines and ASEAN countries are getting ready to promote massive migration of skilled immigrants, potentially affecting 15 million ASEAN workers. On the other hand, the US has a more inward looking stance, building walls, enacting travel bans and putting America first. Continue reading

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The Many Faces of America


When the US naval bases in the Philippines closed in 1992, the military left behind thousands of Amerasian children. Since the closings, American presence still exists and -contrary to initial estimate of 52,000 – it is now estimated that there are … Continue reading

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Alliance for Bases Clean Up Provides Body Talk Access, a Healthcare Alternative to Victims of Toxic Wastes in Clark and Subic


Bayanihan Foundation partner, the Alliance for Bases Clean Up Provides Body Talk Access, a Healthcare Alternative to Victims of Toxic Wastes in the Philippines. Continue reading

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Filipino Workers in the Diaspora Broke? Think Again! Many Have Money To Spend, Untapped Market as Donors and Consumers


My stereotype of overseas Filipino workers are shattered. The Filipino workers in the diaspora workers are not broke. They have expendable income to spend on weekend trips and souvenirs. These Filipino caregivers are untapped market as consumers. More importantly, they have expendable income to give as potential donors for development projects in the Philippines. Continue reading

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Dora’s Sacrifice To Keep Sending Money Back Home


Dora, a caregiver in Israel, had to make extreme, personal sacrifices of working without a day off for 7 Months in order to keep sending money back home but at extreme, social costs. Continue reading

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