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OFW in Dubai rewarded for returning money

Filipinos are very hospitable, friendly and honest. This is what our parents taught us growing up. No matter where we go these characteristics would always be there. Just as the bible verse said: “Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it.”

The Facebook page Filipino Ako, Filipino Ikaw, Ako ay Lahing Filipino shared a picture that’s gone viral. It was photos of a Filipina who was given an award for returning the money and some check she found.

Mae Anne Olmidillo, a 27-year-old Filipino is working a bartender in Dubai. She returned 195000 UAE Dirham and some check to the Dubai Police.

“Hindi po ako nagdalawang isip na ibalik yung pera sa nagma-may-ari. Hindi po akin yun at alam kong may return si God para sa akin. Maraming salamat po,” the filipina bartender said.

The Dubai Police was really amazed and applaud with what Olmidillo had done and given her an award for her honesty.



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. . فاجأت شرطة دبي الفلبينية ماي ان بادانا اولميديلو، بتكريمها في مقر عملها (بدبي مول)، وذلك لأمانتها وحسن تصرفها، حيث قامت بتسليم الشرطة حقيبة تحتوي على مبلغ مالي وقدره 195 ألف درهم وشيكان، الأول بقيمة 500 ألف درهم والثاني بقيمة 6 آلاف و250 درهما، بالإضافة إلى دفتر شيكات ومجموعة أوراق ومستندات، كان قد نسيها أحد الأشخاص في المقهى الذي تعمل به، الأمر الذي ساهم في إرجاع المفقودات إلى صاحبها. ‫⁧#أمنكم_سعادتنا⁩‬ ⁧‫#نتواصل_ونحمي_نبتكر_ونبني‬ . . #Dubai Police has a habit of springing surprises on community members for their honesty, good conduct, or even for following traffic rules. Recently, #Dubai Police officials surprised Mrs. Mai In Padana Olmedillo, from the Philippines, for her honesty as she handed over a bag containing Dh195,000, and two cheques; one worth Dh500,000 and another for Dh6,250, as well as a cheque book and several documents. Mrs Olmedillo contributed to the return of those items to its owner. #YourSecurityOurHappiness #SmartSecureTogether

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Fellow Filipino were very proud of Olmidillo’s action and was praised by the netizens. Here are some of the comments:

It is truly inspiring to see Filipinos are doing good deeds no matter where they are.

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