What do you do when you feel lonely? I guess yesterday I was feeling melancholy because of the things I did expect to happened soon but after series of deliberation, we decided to let it go  and abort the project.

When I am disappointed I want to have my own space for me to think, to reevaluate my plans and rekindle to my old self. Glad, I just did that now I am more energized and enthusiastic to start my day.

Thank you Lord!
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Every woman dream of finding a right person for her. Just like anybody else I long for someone who will complete my being. I am blessed to find a man who will love me for being who I am.

(The picture itself captured how happy I am)

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 with Ms. Apples Jalandoni of ABS-CBN

 Venue: POEA, Ortigas

I was in the news for the Senate has approved the proposed law of Sen. Recto re Php150,000 for tax exemption of OFWs from Php 10, 000. Our group and the entire OFW community welcome the development and happy to know that after the grilling battle in the Congress and Senate finally they came to their senses. We are just hoping Pres. Noynoy will approve the law.
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The Development Action for Women Network (DAWN) is a non-government development organization created on February 6, 1996 to assist Filipino women migrants in Japan and their Japanese-Filipino Children (JFC) in the promotion and protection of their human rights and welfare

It has three major programs:
1. Social Services
2. Alternative Livelihood
3. Research and Advocacy


A society where women and men share equal opportunities for a just and humane living, creating empowered and self-reliant families in communities where each one cares for one another in the spirit of peace based on justice; and where migration is an option that is respected and protected.
To live hope with the Filipino people, especially with the returning distressed migrant women and JFC, through programs and services that enable them and their families to regain and strengthen their sense of dignity and self-worth and reclaim their wholeness.
To generate strong public support for the promotion of issues, rights and concerns of Filipino migrants and their families, as well as possible alternatives to their families, as well as possible alternatives to their situation.


Ensure the immediate reintegration of returning distressed migrant women with their families and the larger Philippine society.
Create alternative livelihood opportunities for returning migrant women as an option to migration.
Generate a strong public opinion against all forms of abuse, violence and discrimination inflicted on migrant women and children.
Build a wide network of support for distressed Filipino migrant women and their families.
DAWN has an aggressive advocacy and networking program to ensure public awareness of the plight of women migrant workers and Japanese Filipino Children (JFC); and generate support for their cause. It plays host to around 300 visitors per year as a result of its advocacy and networking efforts. 

Development Action for Women Network (DAWN)
Unit 3, 3/F BCC
1253 J. Bocobo-P. Faura St. 
Ermita 1000, Manila

Email: dawnphil@pldtdsl.net

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