Unboxing the Balikbayan Box
Together Again by Marisel Araw
OFWs work in different environments that require various physical demands and often puts them in stressful situations. In this episode, Marisel Araw, a single mother, discusses how she manages to work as a nurse in Singapore, while dealing with homesickness and loneliness.
Wednesday, December 22, 2021
In this podcast episode, Eleanor Oberio, founder of Elford Creative Publishing, and one of the editors of the book on which this podcast is based, provides an overview of the various experiences of migrant workers living in Singapore .She also shares her own journey as a part of an OFW family who used to live in Singapore, encouraging listeners to commit their lives to something bigger, rekindle their passion for pursuing their dreams, and strengthen their faith in the Lord. To grab a copy of the anthology, "Unboxing the Balikbayan Box", please visit https:www.elfordcreativepublishing.com/unboxing.
Wednesday, December 15, 2021
Singlish by Camille Rodriguez
Camille Rodriguez explains how Singlish, a language that she initially found alienating, eventually became a coping strategy for her and served as a reminder of Singapore, which she considers to be her second home.
Wednesday, December 8, 2021
Dan-Nat So Love Story by Dan Co and Natalie Chua-Co
In this episode, Dan and Natalie shares how being an OFW is like fighting an internal war and how they were able to overcome their own problems while serving God in a foreign land.
Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Thank you, Singapore by Jessica and Ian Sespeñe
A lion's head with a mermaid's tail. It's amazing how an icon can change the course of your life forever. In this episode, husband and wife, Ian and Jessica Sespeñe, shares how Singapore refined and redefined who they are and why this country will always hold a special place in their hearts.
Wednesday, November 24, 2021
Never Give Up by Joana Caoleng
In this episode, Joana Caoleng recalls how as a single mom she overcame an emergency Caesarean section, how her daughter survived miraculously and her inspiring story of how she started establishing a social enterprise as part of her advocacy.
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Transformation by Dr. Nina Pernia
How do you cope with the challenges of living in a foreign country? Listen in as Doc Nina Pernia recounts her first Christmas as an OFW, when she had no money to buy gifts to bring back home, and how her journey taught her how to completely rely on God for everything.
Wednesday, November 10, 2021
Family is Home by Fatima Acuña
Fatima, a former OFW recounts her story of how she overcame financial challenges, saved her family, and paid off their debts. She also offers important advice on how other OFW families can overcome their financial problems.***DISCLAIMER: The views and opinions expressed by the podcast creators, hosts, and guests do not necessarily reflect the official policy and position of Podcast Network Asia. Any content provided by the people on the podcast are of their own opinion, and are not intended to malign any religion, ethnic group, club, organization, company, individual, or anyone or anything.
Wednesday, November 3, 2021
Houseband by Voltaire Lozada
Most OFWs leave the country in order to build a brighter future for their children. However, Voltaire opted to abandon everything in order to spend more time with his family. Listen in as Voltaire offers his thoughts on what it's like to be a househusband in a foreign place. *** DISCLAIMER: The views and opinions expressed by the podcast creators, hosts, and guests do not necessarily reflect the official policy and position of Podcast Network Asia. Any content provided by the people on the podcast are of their own opinion, and are not intended to malign any religion, ethnic group, club, organization, company, individual, or anyone or anything.