Efren Galang Danting, OFW from Oman

Efren Galang Danting worked as an electrician and bus driver before eventually landing a work abroad. He is currently working as a technician in Oman. Working abroad, according to Efren, holds the key to ensure the future of his children, as well as their education.

What makes you decide to work abroad?    

For the future of my children education

How did you apply abroad? Will you please tell us the procedure, so those who are planning to become OFWs can have an idea how?

By agency

What is the hardest part of being an OFW?

Sacrifice  being away from a family is the most difficult  being an OFW


What are the things you have established/bought since you became an OFW?

My children education.also my own house

Do you have a bad experience as an OFW either abroad or in the Philippines?

War erupt in kuwait after that I went in Libya same happen again.now i’m in Muscat Oman now

Do you have any plans in mind so that you don’t have to work abroad for the rest of your life?    

My own bussiness

How do you handle being homesick (homesickness)?

Go to city every dayoff to meet new friend

Do you think the popular social media platforms can help fight boredom? Why?

Yes of course.you can see the reality backhome

What are the things you regret not doing because of your time spent working abroad?

When im young.not serious with my studies

Most people don’t realize what it’s actually like to be an OFW. They think that OFWs just travel and have fun abroad. Can you share your real situation as an OFW so people understand what you really do?

Most people think its easy.but its big sacrifice.masarap sumakay ng eroplano yung ang alam nila

Can you give tips or advice for people who are planning to go abroad?    

Dapat matibay ang dibdib mo.pasensiyoso

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