Back in 2003 when nursing was perceived as very in-demand around the world, my mom and my then-employer persuaded me to take the course so that I can go abroad. Half-heartedly, I gave in and after passing the board exam, embarked on processing my papers to go to the United Kingdom. When my visa arrived, it finally hit me – I am leaving my family.
POEA: Helping Filipinos Find Work Abroad
Are you a Filipino aspiring to work abroad?
Do you want to find a good paying job outside the country, without the fear of being scammed or getting into some other trouble?
Many Filipinos dream of working abroad to seek greener pastures, and in order to keep them protected on their quest for a better life, the Philippine government created a specific agency that specialises in the needs of the Philippine overseas worker.