58-year-old Filipino domestic worker becomes entrepreneur after employer pays for her business classes
- Filipino domestic worker Jocelyn Mompal, 58, revealed that her employer of 22 years, surnamed Wang, paid for her business classes and inspired her to become an entrepreneur.
- Wang, 75, convinced Mompal to sign up for entrepreneurship, time and money management courses in 2008.
- Mompal started working as a household help for Wang in 2000 and has since come to be considered part of the family.
- Mompal still has two years left until her eligibility to work as a domestic worker comes to an end, as the maximum age for domestic workers that Singapore’s Ministry of Manpower allows is 60 years old.
- According to Wang, her maid is now equipped to have a sustainable source of income when she reaches her 70s.
- Mompal owns and manages a travel agency and shoe store in Iloilo City, Philippines.
A Filipino domestic worker in Singapore has become a successful entrepreneur who runs multiple businesses after her employer of 22 years paid for her business classes.
Jocelyn Mompal, 58, recently shared with Shin Min Daily News that her long-time employer, surnamed Wang, was instrumental in her drive to improve herself.
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