For the past decade, Mary Molina Ramos has lived outside her native Philippines, working abroad to support her family back home. She has been employed as a live-in housemaid in Dubai for the past three years, sending her entire monthly salary of about $400 back to the Philippines.
“It feels good to support my family; I miss them all the time, but I can do more for them here than if I am with them,” said Ms. Ramos, 39, who works for a family of four in Dubai. “I am so happy I will be able to send my daughter to university next year.”
Read more here