#WeAreMigrants Feature: Ma. Elvira H. in Singapore



"Just be [patient with] your work, understand, what's the reason why you [are] here, and be proud and love your work." - Ma. Elvira H.

Ma. Elvira H.

Singapore

Domestic Worker age group: 40 to 49 years old




1. WHAT’S THE MAIN REASON THAT YOU BECAME A MIGRANT OR MIGRANT WORKER?


To support my family, especially my 3 lovely children 🥰



2. WHAT IS YOUR PROUDEST MOMENT AS A MIGRANT THIS 2021?


The proudest moment being a migrant this 202, although my age is already in the 60's, still I can manage to work and even manage to look after a new born baby which I didn't experience since I came to work as a migrant worker here .



3. WHAT IS YOUR MESSAGE OF ENCOURAGEMENT OR EMPOWERMENT FOR MIGRANTS AROUND THE WORLD?


Just be [patient with] your work, understand, what's the reason why you [are] here, and be proud and love your work.



4. WHO IS SOMEONE IN YOUR MIGRANT COMMUNITY WHO HAS SUPPORTED OR INSPIRED YOU THIS YEAR?


Maria Cristina Sayco






This feature is one of the entries to our #WeAreMigrants Contest - in celebration of International Migrants Day 2021.


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