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Jobs Fair in Roxas City

Okay, here's a quick post to my kababayans in Roxas City and Capiz. In answer to the increasing number of unemployed due to the recent global recession, the Roxas City and Capiz provincial governments are holding a job fair today at the Roxas City Civic Center. This is in line with the nationwide effort of the national government to help the unemployed find jobs.

Started only last year, thousands of job-seekers have joined the fair and, according to reports, over one thousand have been employed overseas and more than four thousand were employed locally. Today is the fourth time that a job fair is held. It started at 8am today and ends at 5pm later this afternoon. Job-seekers are asked to bring with them documents such as their resume, diploma, and transcript of records.

I am not sure as to what kind of job are available but, just the same, why not show up there to see? Who knows, ato lang gali didto gahulat ang trabaho sa imo.

Wordless Wednesday #56: Marionette




"Look, Ma... I'm like a puppet in strings!"

WW Marionette

My precocious marionette. His hospital room became an extension of his playground. We rushed him to the hospital after two days of severe headaches. After seeing a pediatric-neurologist and undergoing CT scan, the headaches disappeared and he was bouncing like a ball. We stayed 3 days as he was still under observation, and when we got the go-signal from the doctors, we were happy and relieved that nothing is wrong. Total expense, P32K, that's roughly US$800! But he is healthy and we are not worried anymore.

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Wordless Wednesday #54: 'Playing at no cost'







This photo was taken while we were travelling to Olotayan island. Olotayan is the sole coastal barangay of Roxas City, a 45minutes travel by boat from the city. I was so amazed seeing this brave kid, playing at the "katig" (outrigger) while the boat is clashing against waves in the middle of an open sea. I don't think i can do that... can you?

Still here...

Hello friends. Just so you all know, I am still here busy. I am currently undergoing a training with an international organization for a future job. As you all know, our organization has no longer enough funds to support its projects and so it is closing down some projects and several staffs were laid off. We all had the option to re-apply, but I decided to leave.

So now, I am in Manila for the training. Sang Huwebes pa ako diri. I left my son to the care of my parents and in-laws. It's difficult as 5 days is a long time to be away from my son and I am afraid he'd miss me. Anyways, thanks to my donors, my siblings who continue to support me, I flew to Manila ahead of the scheduled training. I decided to come a day earlier so I could have my medical check up at Saint Luke's Hospital earlier. The medical check up is a requirement and being so, is paid for by the organization. On Sunday afternoon, I'll be returning for blood works.

So, this is all for now. Will tell you more when I return to Roxas. Break time is short as the sessions are intensive. Lots of learnings, I'm glad, to prepare us for the change that we all are about to embark. So, till then.

Wordless Wednesday #53: Summertime



WW summertime
Virgin Beach
Basiao, Ivisan
Capiz, Philippines

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Wordless Wednesday #51: Cousins-bestfriends, part 4



PNMG cousin-bestfriends

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*Kuya is a Filipino term used to refer to an older male relative, e.g. brother or cousin.

Wordless Wednesday #50: Ati-atihan Festival 2009



ati-atihan 09

It's the time of the year again, when all roads lead to Kalibo, Aklan in the Western Visayas region of the Philippines for the most colorful, most boisterous and happiest festivals of them all -- the Ati-atihan Festival!

Wordless Wednesday #49: Shaolin wannabe



shaolin

A nephew (a cousin's son) of mine who likes spending time with us.

My entry for the Tuesday-Wednesday edition of Wordless Wednesday.

Do you want to make money from blogging?

Oh yes, I definitely do! With the global economic meltdown and the continuing increase in price commodities, common people like me are inventing ways to make money to augment our income. While some of you might think that I, having a regular job, won't have much problem despite the current economic situation, I beg to disagree with you. Yes, I do have a job that I hold on dearly to but the salary I earn is simply not enough when you have a growing kid.

So anyways, since I have my own blog and I have time to spare, I decided to join the blog marketing bandwagon in my attempt to augment my income and the income I earn from my other paid blog opps. After reading good reviews, I am happy to register at PayingPost.com. PayingPost.com is definitely a welcome addition and a great way to earn more money by doing what you love, and without leaving my house and my son at all. In addition, my husband approves of this as an alternative source of income.

It is so easy to join, even newbie blogging moms can take part and avail of this great opportunity in blog advertising. Registration is free and the steps to follow are very easy, so no worries mommies! The over-all page lay-out is simple and easy to the eyes so navigating it is piece of cake. Just fill in your personal details, submit and verify your blog by installing the required code, and sit back, and wait a day or two for their approval. Once approved - there is a whole lot of opportunities waiting to be found. You can choose which opportunities to write about and you have ample time to complete the task. No hassle! Unlike other online advertising sites, I have heard good things about the service at PayingPost.com from fellow bloggers so I am assured, and I trust, that no short-changing will happen.

So come now and join us here and get paid to blog!

WorldlessWednesday #48: Christmas with Lolo Ek!



Lolo Ek looks like local Santa (His beard is original);)

This is my entry for Tuesday and Wednesday Edition of Worldless Wednesday.

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