OFW life - updates

Rappler's latest stories on OFW life


[OPINION] UP’s Kobe Paras and the struggles of American life

Oct 01, 2019 - 1:45 PM

The way Kobe described his US life is what the vast majority of OFWs/immigrants experience: unending challenges, isolation, despair, hope, trials, momentary success, and seizing of the few available opportunities

These are the top killers of OFWs in Dubai and Northern UAE

Dec 12, 2017 - 9:29 AM

Cardiac and pulmonary arrest are the most common causes of death among overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Dubai and the Northern Emirates

The story behind the viral video of kid crying for OFW father

Nov 14, 2016 - 10:00 PM

Ayn s cries show the widely documented emotional toll of the OFW life – the struggle of the children left behind

6 ways my mom changed after becoming an OFW

Oct 02, 2016 - 5:00 PM

Perhaps it s the loneliness or maybe there s something in the Italian breeze – but after some time abroad my mom has changed a lot

Don't want to be an OFW forever? Manage your money right

Aug 04, 2014 - 6:21 PM

There are 5 other money mistakes that most OFWs are prone to committing Here they are

The balikbayan king and queen

Jul 28, 2014 - 11:08 AM

They used to be the dreamers the ones left behind But they came back home exactly like the ones they resented

Why OFWs are difficult market for life insurance

Jun 28, 2013 - 9:33 AM

While Filipino OFW s stand to benefit the most from life insurance regulatory restrictions prevent local brokers from gaining access to the market

INSURED. OFW's are a hard market to sell to because of regulatory restrictions. Photo by Aya Lowe/Rappler