- A single father shared his story about how he ended up working abroad.
- According to the 37-years-old Ohman, he wanted to secure his 2 kids' future.
- His ex-wife according to him is not with them because she left them for another man.
A Facebook user shared his story with KAMI to inspire other single fathers and OFWs who are experiencing his pains of not being with his loved ones to provide their needs.
Ohman is 37 years old and single-handedly raise his two kids after his wife left them.
This did not cause him to lose hope, instead he dreamed higher for his kids.
The loving father decided to go abroad to ensure his kids' future.
Despite being lonely especially during special occasions like Christmas, he continued to strive harder for their future.
He now owns a business and also has his own house and lot.
Read his success story below.
I'm,Ohman.37years of age, 5 years na po ako dto sa Qatar as maintenance ng building, at noong nasa pinas pa ako nangunguntrata aq ng mga bhay,like sa mga tiles,cabinet..all civil works..
Isa aqng single father with 2 kids..nsa akin mga anak q,nag hiwalay n kmi ng asawa q since nsa pinas aq..sumakabilang channel kc.hehehe..that days,ok nman ang work q s pinas,nag decide lng aq mag abroad kc gusto q mai secure ang future ng 2 bata..s madaling salita,nkapag abroad aq,d nman cgro maikakaila yung hirap ng buhay dto s abroad.. n khit my skit k,kylangan m pumasok..nd dhil s mdmi kang work..or mapapagalitan k..kylangan m pumasok,kc madami k pangarap s buhay,at the mean time, madami naasa sau..masarap n mahirap ang buhay abroad.. Masarap kc naibibigay m,lhat ng pangangailangan ng mhal m s buhay,at mhirap kc yung mga oras n miss n miss m cla..wla k mgawa kundi alalahanin nlng yung mga magagandang araw n magkakasma kau,at isipin n,kya aq andito pra s kanila..pra s mga anak q
My mga time n sobrang mahirap..lalo pag dumadating yung araw n my okasyon, like Christmas, yun ang pinaka malungkot n buhay ng ofw..dmo napapansin,kusa nlng tutulo luha m..khit gusto m cla mka usap..d m magawa..unang una..npaka hirap mka connect s pinas..lalo n pag my okasyon.. Yung pipilitin m nlng matulog,at pipilitin mung isipin na kylangan m matulog ng maaga kc maaga p pasok m...khit masakit kylangan m mag tiis,dhil nd nman habang buhay,ofw tau..uuwi din tau,at mkakasama ntin mga mhal ntin sa buhay...mkakasama na nla tau n khit papanu,dna tau naghahanap ng Pera,pra lng mabigyan ntin cla ng Magandang buhay..kya dpat mag sakripisyo muna,pra din sa kanila lhat ng mga paghihirap natin…
Sa ngaun my business nq sa pinas..tas may bahay at lupa na din aq, may sasakyan..motor nga lang..mahilig kc aq sa motor..
Indeed, so many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable.
Like Ohman's, many inspiring stories of our county's unsung heroes continue to unfold as they bear all the pain of not being with their loved ones.
KAMI salutes our OFWs who risked going for abroad in exchange for their known ways and comfort, all in order to provide better living for their family.
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