Victoria is a different kind of migrant worker—a graduate student pursuing a master's degree and Ph.D. in high-energy physics. She tells her story and how she hopes to use it to inspire future Filipino scientists.
The Migrant Worker’s Face: F.G.
F.G., a talented singer and clothing designer in the Philippines, became a victim of human trafficking when she arrived in Taiwan. She now conceals her identity for fear of retribution.
The Migrant Worker’s Face: Carmen Li
Carmen feared marrying a Taiwanese man when she met her husband. But the more he resembled her father, the more she fell in love.
The Migrant Worker’s Face: Irwin Vargas
Irwin looked forward to teaching high-school math. Now he embraces the challenge of paying a ₱700,000 family debt.
The Migrant Worker’s Face: Annalou Redondo
Annalou sings from the bottom of her heart, thanking God for a beautiful life, her father's example of service to the church, and five hectares of land.
The Migrant Worker’s Face: Catherine Zamora
After she had seen her mother die of breast cancer, Catherine heard her own diagnosis: "Kidney failure. Chronic kidney failure."
The Migrant Worker’s Face: Sonny Terminez
Sonny reflects on the loneliness he felt in Taiwan, away from his wife and grandmother, and on the community he found in prayer.
The Migrant Worker’s Face: Aini Tai
Aini, a Filipina, describes her work, her daughter, and her church in Taiwan.
The Migrant Worker’s Face: Dedi Suhendi Kasmuri
Dedi shares stories from a life of work, pride, and love for the women in his family.
The Migrant Worker’s Face: Dioscora Suen
He proposed to my family and me in the Philippines, and the thought kept racing through my head: What will there be for me to do in Taiwan?