Life and Struggles with Rodolfo Moya
Click on the links below to hear audio segments from an April 2008 interview by Rafael Moya with Rodolfo Moya, who Spent 12 years away from his family to go work overseas and to support his family..
Rodolfo & Elizabeth Moya
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Introduction (38 Seconds)
Rodolfo talks about his background and information about his family.
Life in the Philippines (35 Seconds)
My father described “Life in the
Rodolfo wanted both of his kids to be successful:
My Father Left the Philippines (22 Seconds)
I asked my father why he left the
Moya Family: Rodolfo, Elizabeth, Rodel (7), Rafael (5)
Where Overseas??? (37 Seconds)
My father went overseas to
Rodolfo at Saudi Arabia as an electrician
Family and Work (43 Seconds)
Going overseas does come with sacrifice. My father had to stay overseas for 2 years before he can visit his family again.
OFW While in Saudi (15 Seconds)
Rodolfo talks about other OFWs while he was in Saudi.
My father at Saudi with another OFW away from family
Racism in Saudi??? (45 Seconds)
My father said that people didn’t care much about other people, so racism was not a big deal at all.
Finally able to visit (1m. 5sec.)
Long time separation requires frequent visits to his family. My father managed time for both work and family.
Future Plans (48 Seconds)
My father wants to have his own electrical business in the future. Both my brother and I are going to make his dream come true later down the road.
last revised: 6-3-08
by Eric Brenner, Skyline College, San Bruno, CA
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