Huwarang OFW 2017 Outstanding Finalists Awarded by CBN Asia

Huwarang OFW 2017 Outstanding Finalists Awarded by CBN Asia

SAN MATEO, RIZAL – The Huwarang OFW 2017 outstanding finalists received their awards from CBN Asia, in partnership with Kabalikat ng Migranteng Pilipino, Inc. (KAMPI) and I-Remit on September 23, in Ciudad Christia Resort. Judges described the stories of the 3 winners as tales that are inspiring, speaking straight to the heart. The awardees are from the categories Missionary, Individual, […]

Honoring the Unsung Heroes – CBN Asia Awards the “Huwarang OFW 2017”

Honoring the Unsung Heroes – CBN Asia Awards the “Huwarang OFW 2017”

SAN MATEO, RIZAL – CBN Asia, in partnership with Kabalikat ng Migranteng Pilipino, Inc. (KAMPI) and I-Remit, once again honored the unsung heroes by awarding the Huwarang OFW 2017 at Ciudad Christia Resort on September 23. The event aimed to recognize the hardships and sacrifices of the Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) in providing for their family and to celebrate their […]

It’s Time to Honor our unsung Heroes! CBN Asia Awards the Huwarang OFW 2017

It’s Time to Honor our unsung Heroes! CBN Asia Awards the Huwarang OFW 2017

CBN Asia honors our unsung heroes by awarding the Huwarang OFW 2017 on September 23, which will be aired on GMA at 12MN on October 2, 2017. This goal to celebrate the Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) is in partnership with Kabalikat ng Migranteng Pilipino, Inc. (KAMPI) and i-Remit. A total of 30 finalists were shown on The 700 Club Asia […]

How Far can your Faith Take you? | Huwarang OFW 2017

How Far can your Faith Take you? | Huwarang OFW 2017

Every 2am, Ruby would see her husband Danny on his knees, earnestly praying before God. It was in 1998 when they decided to step out in faith to be missionaries in Burkina Faso, West Africa, not knowing that the battle would be as much. Burkina Faso is a country in West Africa with 15 million population. It is one of […]

Ramon, Achieving Dreams Despite Life’s Difficulties | Huwarang OFW 2017

Ramon, Achieving Dreams Despite Life’s Difficulties | Huwarang OFW 2017

How can you strive in reaching your dreams when your circumstances keep pulling you down? Ramon Maluping knew, and he pressed on. After the death of his mother when he was 3, Ramon started to work at the age of 6 in order to help support his family. He would sell sweets in school, and then chicken and vegetables in […]

Terrence and Tet Lim | Huwarang OFW 2017 Family Nominee

Terrence and Tet Lim | Huwarang OFW 2017 Family Nominee

Tet’s heart was shattered to pieces when she saw her mom kneeling down while cleaning the toilet bowl in Italy. She never thought that this had been the price that her mom had to pay every single day to provide for her needs and give her wants back in the Philippines. When this reality slapped her, Tet never saw life […]

Ariel Mahilum | Huwarang OFW 2017 Missionary Nominee

Ariel Mahilum | Huwarang OFW 2017 Missionary Nominee

For Ariel, there was no logical reason to leave his home country – the Philippines. Ariel and his family were enjoying a good and comfortable life, a stable job, a fruitful ministry, and a nice place to stay. But then, God called him to go out of his comfort zone to reach out to people with a different culture for […]

Ximo Ramos | Huwarang OFW 2017 Individual Nominee

Ximo Ramos | Huwarang OFW 2017 Individual Nominee

Anger, disappointment, and frustration overcame Ximo after his business crumbled before his very eyes. All the time, resources, and hardships that he invested vanished into thin air. With nowhere to go and no one to turn to, this heartbreaking failure took its toll to Ximo. But then, hope sparked in the middle of his devastation. Ximo and his wife met […]

Semmy Jemino | Huwarang OFW 2017 Family Nominee

Semmy Jemino | Huwarang OFW 2017 Family Nominee

Semmy Jemino went to the Middle East with one purpose – to find a work that would support the needs of her family. But in her pursuit to fulfill this dream, she experienced a horrifying incident that threatened her security and her decision to stay in this foreign country. One day, while doing her household duties, the brother of her […]

Dan Lester Dabon | Huwarang OFW 2017 Individual Nominee

Dan Lester Dabon | Huwarang OFW 2017 Individual Nominee

Dan has dreams and he knew in his heart that if he will not fight for it, no one will. Growing up in poverty, Dan realized how important it is to work hard in order to achieve something in life. When his parents separated, it was Dan’s grandparents who took care of him. Though they genuinely accepted him, life remained […]

Reuel Eleazar Tica | Huwarang OFW 2017 Missionary Nominee

Reuel Eleazar Tica | Huwarang OFW 2017 Missionary Nominee

While other families pass down an heirloom, a business, or a valuable property from generation to generation, Reuel’s family got something far more lasting and precious than all of those. Reuel Eleazar Tica was raised in a Christian family where everyone shares the same zeal and passion to serve God and His people from his grandfather to his dad, siblings, […]

Jun Gaviola | Huwarang OFW 2017 Missionary Nominee

Jun Gaviola | Huwarang OFW 2017 Missionary Nominee

Because of abuse and irresponsibility, Jun Gaviola grew up harboring hatred against his father. For him, life with his father is similar to living in hell. There came a point in his life where he questioned why God allowed them to live under the wing of a physically and verbally abusive father. To help his mother, Jun worked as a […]

Ludy Obando | Huwarang OFW 2017 Family Nominee

Ludy Obando | Huwarang OFW 2017 Family Nominee

After realizing that her husband prioritizes his vices more than her, Ludy Obando’s love for her husband started to turn cold. Their constant and worsening exchanges of arguments prompted Ludy to leave her husband and go abroad. She went to Hong Kong and worked as a domestic helper to get away from her husband, but she kept constant communication with […]

Marina Labenia | Huwarang OFW 2017 Individual Nominee

Marina Labenia | Huwarang OFW 2017 Individual Nominee

Pregnant at 15 and living together with her alcoholic husband, Marina Liberia went to Taiwan to escape her miserable situation. Just like how she thought that having her own family is easy, Marina also thought that her life would be better abroad. After her husband in a drunken state got into a fight and killed someone, Marina provided the money […]

Finding Beauty in the midst of Ugly Sorrow | Huwarang OFW 2017

Finding Beauty in the midst of Ugly Sorrow | Huwarang OFW 2017

Pain and grief overwhelmed Romy and Kaye Capuli after their long awaited baby boy, Ryan, died at the age of 2 due to an unsuccessful open heart surgery. It was a struggle for them to understand why God allowed it to happen. For 7 years, they earnestly prayed for God to give them a child. Though they had been waiting […]