as my first host country and working there was never been easy. Working for 3
years has challenged my patience and I would say that it made my self of what I
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
is a home to hundreds
of thousands of OFWs mostly professionals like nurses, engineers, teachers, IT
specialist, blue collar job and highly skilled personnel. There were also OFWs'
turned entrepreneurs with Saudis as their sponsor. Many of whom lived there for
more than 20 years and some of the women married Saudis and were successful in their
lives. Saudi Arabia
You have to follow all rules set by the government otherwise you will end up in prison.
has the highest number of OFW prisoner. This is still one of the biggest challenges
Philippine Embassy were facing until today. Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is not receptive to cultural
changes or intercultural adjustment. Saudi Arabia
Though there's no disco bar in
Saudi Arabia but there is Batha in area the shopping
hub of the OFWs. Filipino restaurants situated anywhere in the area. I could still remember
the Quiapo and the Riyadh Manila Plaza that during Fridays OFWs from different areas
up. I could also still remember the delicious palabok special, pancit canton,
bulalo, sisig, pa-paitan, chopsuey up in the 4th floor of Riyadh
food court. Manila Plaza
Here's an article under Philippine Daily Inquirer global nation that tells more about the lives of OFWs in the
, OFWs' survival, adaptation and evolution.
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia