Meet Samaya and her favorite beautician, Teresita – to whom she entrust her trims, cuts, and even color. Teresita: Anong kuwento ang gusto mo? Maraming intriga rito sa parlor, maraming cheche bureche. Eleven years na akong parlorista dito sa Quiapo, all around. Christian ako, mga Muslim ang kadalasang customer ko. Samaya: Paborito kong beautician si Teresita, expert na siya eh. Magaan ang kamay niya. Kapag kailangang magpakulay at magpagupit ng buhok, kay Teresita ako nagpupunta. Teresita: Madalas shaggy ang iginugupit ko sa kanya, bagay sa kanya, mas maganda siya kapag ganun ang buhok.
Stories of Bangsamoro
Meet Jana. She sells goods in Quiapo and likes her hijab in black, pink, or white. But on special occasions, nothing but her most beautiful will suffice. “Kapag espesyal ang araw, ang pinaka . . . Read More
I’ve been teaching in a madrasa school for the past 11 years. Right now, I’m the only teacher, and I’m handling 80 students. My classroom is divided into level 1, level 2, and level 3 students. . . . Read More
It did not stop when my first husband died. My four other children followed. They all died from sickness. Now, I have one husband and five children left. Here I am, standing strong and striving . . . Read More
I was hesitant to apply for work after graduation. My cousin got rejected countless times on various jobs because of our religion. This disheartened me. I doubted if Iloilo was the right place for me . . . Read More
I’ve always dreamed of being a flight attendant. I’ve always wanted to work on an airplane and travel the world. But my height, and the fact that I had children at an early age, prevented me from . . . Read More
Ameerah,formerly Julie is a convert Muslim.Part of her practicing Islam is her choice to wear Niqab which covers the entire body, head and face having only her eyes shown. Hear her struggles in her . . . Read More