Palmera Villosa (contract finisher - call Arrow for interview 2151-1125)

Palmera Villosa is a 34 y.o. single mother of 2 kids (13, 11 y.o.). Her mother in law takes care of the kids. She wants to continue to work in HK to support her family financially.

She completed 3 years of university and speaks excellent English. 

Aug 26 2015 - present she has been working as domestic helper in Hong Kong  (Kennedy Town) for a Chinese couple with 2 kids: 22 months & 1 month old. In 2015 when she started she was caring for the couple's newborn. Her duties included housework, laundry, ironing, childcare, marketing and cooking.  Childcare and newborn care are her main priority. She will finish her contract on Aug 26, 2017. 

Mar 2015 - June 2015 she worked in Hong Kong for a Chinese couple with a newborn baby.  Her duties included housework, laundry, ironing, marketing and cooking.  She was not allowed to do infant care. The employer would shout at her for hours at a time. One day after 2 hours of shouting Palmera went to her room (it was 1 a.m.) and closed the door. In the morning the Madam terminated her. 

From July 2012 to July 2014 she worked in Taiwan as a caregiver for an 80 y.o. woman who suffered from diabetes. She changed her diapers, fed her, bathed her, took her for walks twice a day. She also did the housework. The grandma lived with 2 grown children, so also did all around housekeeping and cooking. She can cook Chinese food and speaks some basic Mandarin only.

From 2005 to 2012 she worked in Singapore for 2 employers. From 2008 to 2012 she worked for a British couple with a 4 y.o. son. Her duties included housework, laundry, childcare, cooking. She also washed the car and took care of the family dog.

From 2005-2008 she worked for Chinese Singaporean family of 4 adults. She did all around housework, laundry, took care of the dog, washed the car and did the cooking. 

Rel: Catholic
Ref: friend
Pets: OK
Newborn:   Hong Kong

She had annual leave  during Dec 2016 so she wants to go straight to her new employer when she finishes in August. 

Grace Manuel Miguel Contract Finisher (call 2151-1125 for in person interview)

Grace Miguel is a 35 y.o. single woman (1/5 siblings) who wants to keep working in HK to support her family. 

She has complete 2 years of university education in Hotel/Restaurant and speaks English well.

Aug 31, 2015 to the present she has been working as a domestic helper in Hong Kong (Wong Tai Sin) for a single mother with 2 kids (10, 4 y.o.) Her duties included housework, laundry, ironing, childcare, marketing and cooking.  She sends both kids to school and fetches them back again. Her madam is moving back to China in July so Grace will be released early and wants to find another employer in HK.

July 2012- July 2014 She worked in Singapore for a Chinese family of 6: working couple with 4 kids (univ and HS age). Her duties included housework, laundry,  and ironing. The family was Vegetarian and ran a restaurant so she did not need to cook or go to market. She finished the contract.

Rel: Christian, FOM
Ref: friend
Pets: ok
Newborn: no

Ma. Cristina Panaun

Cristina Panaun is a 30 y.o. married mother of 2 kids: 11,8 y.o. She wants to work in HK to support her family and provide for the children's education. Cristina left HK last March to resolve family issues. Now the eldest child is with her husband and her youngest will cared for by Cristina's mom. They are neighbors so both children have the option of spending time at both homes. 

She is a She is a high school graduate and speaks English very well.

Aug 2016 - Mar 2017 she worked in Hong Kong (Yau Yat Tsuen) for working couple with 2 kids: 3, 1 y.o. Her main duty was caring for the children. The family had an Indonesian helper who did most of the cooking. Cristina also did housework, laundry, ironing,and cooked breakfast for the children. Cristina resigned to settle a problem in her family in the Philippines. The issue has been resolved and she is ready to come back to work.

NOTE: Arrow has contacted the former employer and they told us that Cristina communicated well, did a good job for them, but was a bit absentminded due to the family problem she was having. 

Jan 2014 - Feb 2016 She worked as a domestic helper in Qatar for a working couple with 3 kids: 10,7, 2 y.o.  Her duties included housework, laundry, ironing, childcare and cooking.  She sometimes went to market with the employer. She also washed the family car. She finished the contract. She was the sole helper for this family.

Before Qatar she was a full time stay at home mother.

Rel: Catholic
Ref: Arrow
Pets: no
Newborn:  her own children

Norie A. Vito

Norie Vito is a 36 y.o. married mother of 4 kids: 2 boys and 2 girls: 16,14, 11 and 7. Her sister will care for the children while she is overseas.

She is a High School Graduate and speaks English well

From May 2014 - Dec 2016 she worked in SAUDI ARABIA for a family of 11: 7 adults, 3 college age kids, 8 y,o. grandson. The house had 3 living room, and 6 bedrooms. She finished the contract.  he was the only helper for this family. Her duties included housework, laundry, ironing, childcare, marketing and cooking.  

She is comfortable cooking Filipino Food, Middle Eastern Food

Rel: Catholic
Ref: friend
Pets: ok
Newborn:  own child

Russel Jane Navales

Russel Jane Navales is a 29 y.o. married mother of a 6 y.o. son. She is 1/6 siblings. She wants to work in HK to help her siblings finish their studies and to begin to save for her son's schooling.

She completed 3 years of university and speaks English well.

Jan 2015 - Feb 2017 She worked in Saudi Arabia for an older couple, their 2 adults sons and their 15 y.o. grand daughter. One of the sons was separated from his wife. She cleaned the whole house, did the  ironing, and cooking lunch and dinner. The family had another helper who did the laundry and shared the cooking. The 2nd helper prepared the breakfast. She finished her contract and extended for one month.

Rel: Baptist
Ref: friend
Pets: no
Newborn: When her own son was born, Russel was main caregiver for him. Her mother helped her sometimes, but Russel herself was the main care provider. She breastfed her child, changed diapers, bathed him, etc. 

Maribel J. Jose

Maribel J. Jose  is 29 year old single mother of 2 kids: boy 7 y.o. & girl 1.5 y.o. She is 3/3 siblings. She wants to work in HK to earn money to support her parents, and save money for her future family.

She took 2 years college course BS in Nursing. She speaks English well.

Since 2010 she sells vegetables in a night market.

2008 she worked in a fast food store for 1 year as a  cook. 

2004-2007 she took care of her 3 nieces and nephews(they live together), 2 boys and 1 girl. One was 1 year old, the other 2 were 3 years. She fed them, bath them, changed diaper, changed clothes, played with them.

Religion: Catholic
Ref: walk in to MRH, She has one relative working in HK.
Pets: OK
Newborn: own kids

She feels confident in :
1. Housework
2. child care(1- 5 years old)
3. cooking and dog care(she pets a small dog at home)

Renalyn Tabian

Renalyn Tabian is a 34 y.o. married mother of 3 girls: 11 y.o. & 9 y.o. twins. Her husband is a farmer. She wants to work in HK to support her family, especially the children's education.

She completed 1 year vocational course in garments and speaks English well.

2/2015- 4/2017: She worked in Saudi Arabia as a domestic helper for a large extended family (12 people). There were 3 kids ( 17, 15,12)   Her daily duties were cooking  Arabic foods, cleaning, laundry,  and some baby care. She assisted in the care of her employer's granddaughter when they came to visit on weekends. She was the sole helper for this family.  She finished the contract and went back to Philippines.

Before Riyad , she was a seamstress for 4 yrs.  2010-2014.  She also was a house helper at her relatives house doing the cleaning. 

Most of her newborn experience comes from her own 3 kids and from caring for the granddaughter in Saudi.  

Rel: Methodist
Pets:ok
Ref: friends in HK 1 yr and 6 months, sis in law for 18 yrs.
Newborn: own child and in Saudi

Rosemarie Supresencia

Rosemarie Supresencia is a 38 y.o. married mother of 2 sons 19, 16. Her husband is a farmer. She wants to work in HK to support her kids' education and experience work in another country other than Kuwait. 

She is a high school graduate and speaks English well. She completed one year of university.

July 2008 - Mar 2017 she worked as a domestic helper in Kuwait for a working couple with 3 adult children. Her duties included housework, laundry, ironing, and some cooking.  They had a full time cook. The family had a staff of 10 people. The house was very large and each person had a personal helper and driver. Rosemarie served the Sir and Madam. She finished her contract. 

Before Kuwait she worked on the family farm and in the market as a dress vendor.

Rel: Catholic
Ref: cousin
Pets: ok
Newborn: her own children   

Rona Veran

Rona Veran is is a 30 y.o. married mother of 2 kids: son 8 y.o.; daughter 7 y.o. Her mother in law cares for the children while she is working overseas. Her husband is a helper in the Philippines. She wants to work in HK for the future of her children. 

She is a univ graduate with a BS in business and economics and speaks English well. 

For the last 9 months she has been working in a garment factory as a quality control officer.

02/24/2014 - 05/31/2016 She worked in Kuwait as a domestic helper for a couple with 4 kids: 3, 7, 12, 13 y.o. When she first started the youngest was 1 y.o. She had a co-worker who took care of the youngest baby and Rona cared for the 3 older kids: She woke up at 6 a.m. and got the children ready for school and took them to school. She did the cleaning, laundry, ironing and cooked lunch and dinner for the children. She picked up the kids from school (with the driver) fed them lunch, then watched the children. She usually went off work at 8 - 10 p.m. She finished the contract.

Before Kuwait she was an office staff. 

Rel: Catholic
Ref: FB
Pets: no
Newborn: her own children

Merald G. Castro

Merald G. Castro is a 31 year old married mother of an 11 years old daughter. She wants to work in HK to support her family's financial needs. Her husband and mother will take care of her daughter if she comes to HK.

She is high school graduate and speaks English well.

2014- now:  Merald is a full-time housewife and mother. Most of her domestic experience comes from caring for her own family and home.  

Feb. 2012- Dec.2014: She worked in Kuwait as a domestic helper in a family with a couple and seven children, 3 boys 4 girls( all adults). They had 2 helpers. Her duties were cleaning and cooking. She cooks Arabic food. She finished the contract and went back to Philippines.
 
March 2010-Dec. 2011: She worked as a housemaid in the Philippines in a family with a couple and 10 years old boy and 6-month-old twins girls. They had 2 housemaids. Her duties were caring for the twins, she gave them a bath , cleaning, cook baby food, changed the diaper, bottle feeding.

Rel: Catholic
Ref: auntie
Pets: no
Newborn:  6 month old twins & her own child.
 

Maria Cecilia G. Ernie

Ma. Cecilia Ernie is a 38 y.o. married (separated) mother of 3 kids: 17b, 14b, 9g. She wants to work in HK to support her children's education. Her mother is helping to watch the children.

She is a high school graduate and speaks English well.

April 2013 -April 2017 she worked in U.A.E. for a working couple with 3 kids: 11, 9, 4 y.o. When she arrived in UAE the children were 7, 5 and newborn. She took care of the newborn from 2 weeks old onward. Her duties included getting up at 5 a.m. and getting the older kids ready for school. She started cleaning until the baby woke up. After the baby was up she cared for the newborn. She was the only helper for this family. She and the madam shared the cooking. She finished her contracts. 

Before going to UAE she worked in an electronics company in the Philippines.

Rel: Catholic
Ref: work abroad
Pets: no
Newborn: in UAE and her own children 

Katherine Languido

Katherine Languido is a 31 y.o. married mother of a 5 y.o. son. Her mother will care for her child while she is working abroad. She wants to work in HK to support her family. Her husband works in construction.

She is a high school graduate and speaks English well.
 
2/19/2014 End Date: 12/13/2016: She worked in Saudi Arabia for a working couple with 2 kids: 2 y.o.boy and 3 months old girl. She cared for the babies, did the housework, did the laundry, ironing and cooking. She cared for the children from morning til 10 p.m. She was the sole helper. She finished the contract. 

Before going to Saudi she was a full time housewife.

Rel: Catholic
Ref: friend
Pets: ok
Newborn:  Saudi, own child

Merlisa Anocop

Merlisa Anocop is a 40 y.o. single woman (3/8 siblings) who wants to work in HK to support herself and her family.

She is a high school graduate and speaks English well.
 
Jan 2016 - present: She is working in Manila as a helper for a local Doctor, his wife and their 2 y.o. boy. Her duties include housework, laundry, ironing and cooking. The madam does most of the childcare. 

Nov 2013 - Dec 2015 She worked in Saudi Arabia for a couple with 4 kids: 10,8, 3, and 1 y.o. She took care of the babies, cleaned the house, did the laundry, ironing and cooking. Both the husband and wife worked during the day. She was the sole helper for the family. 

March 2010 -Jan 2012: She worked in Saudi Arabia for a working couple with a 2 y.o. boy. Her duties included housework, laundry, ironing, childcare, and cooking.  She did not finish the contract because her father passed away and the asked the employer for an early release. 

May 2008- Mar 2010 She worked in Saudi Arabia as a domestic helper for a couple with 3 grown kids. Her duties included housework, laundry, ironing and cooking. She was the only helper. She finished the contract early because the family was moving to Lebanon. 

Rel: Catholic
Ref: friend
Pets: no
Newborn: no

Jenny Manalang (can be interviewed in person )

Jenny Manalang is a 33 y.o. married mother of 3 kids (g:13,10, b:8). She is 1/4 siblings in her family. Her husband is a driver. She wants to work in HK to earn a better income to support her family. Her mother will help care for the children while she is in HK.

She is a high school graduate and speaks English well.

Feb 2017 to the present, Jenny has been working in HK for a Pakistani couple with 2 kids: 7 & 6 y.o. The madam is a stay at home mother. Her duties included housework, laundry, ironing, childcare, marketing and cooking. The family does not eat pork.  The family is leaving Hong Kong for 3 months and has decided to terminate the contract. Her last day of work is June 28, 2017. 

3/2014 - 10/2016: She worked in Saudi Arabia as a domestic helper for an older couple with 6 kids. The youngest child was 13 y.o. Both the Sir and Madam stayed home full time. Her duties focused on housework, laundry and ironing. She cooked Arabic food. She finished her contract. 

Before Saudi she was a waitress in the Philippines for 1 year.

Rel: Catholic
Ref: friend
Pets: ok
Newborn:  own children

Rinalyn Raymundo

Rinalyn Raymundo is 38 years old. She is married with 4 kids : 18, 14, 6, 4. 2 boys 2 girls
Her husband is a driver. She wants to work in HK for better future for her children. Her auntie and father will take care of the children if she will work in HK.

She is high school graduate and speaks English well.

2014-2017 full time took care of her children.

2014 she worked to Kuwait for 9 months in a family with a mother(blind, bedridden with diabetes and hypertension) and a son 48 years old. Her duties were taking care of the mother, e.g. give medicine, bath & feed her, change diaper, inject insulin, check blood sugar, blood pressure.They have another helper to do housework and cooking. She could not finish the work as the son attempted to rape her(but failed), she went to the embassy.

Sep 2013- Nov 2014 worked in HK for a 4 people family. She has to clean 2 houses, washing, cooking. The employer said they will hire another helper but they never did, so she broke her contract because her physical condition, and need to do operation. Now she is fully recovered.

2008-2013 full time take care of her children

 2006 -2008 worked in Qatar for a working couple and 3 children aged 15, 9, 6 years old and a grandpa who was blind,  cannot walk, diabetes. Rinalyn's duties were taking care of grandpa , e.g. feeding, bathing, change diaper, assist grandpa to go out with wheelchair, give insulin injection, check blood sugar level.

2004-2006 she worked as a factory worker

2002-2004 she worked as a sales agent .  

She feel confident in:
1 newborn care
2 child care
3 elderly care
4 car wash
5 housework
6 cooking

Religion: Christian
She is allergic to cat
Ref.: friend
She have 4 friends working in HK

Mary Rose V. Taguba

Mary Rose V. Taguba is 28 year old single mom with 1 son ( 4 yr ).  She is 4/4 siblings. She wants to work in HK to support her kid  and family. Her mother and sister  will care for her kid when she comes to HK.

She took 1 year college course in computer secretarial. She speaks English well.

1/2015- 1/2016, she worked as a receptionist for 1 year. 

1/2016- 5/2016, she was a personal secretary.

She did not have newborn experience. Her mother took care of her son when he was born so she can go to work.


Rel : RC
Pets: ok
Ref: cousin in PI
Newborn: her own child