Danny Coritao’s Story of Struggle and Success Through OnlineJobs.ph

Danny Boy Coritao is one amazing Filipino Virtual Assistant. He has won awards for his designs. He has had many happy foreign clients, and now owns a small local business. He’s a responsible husband and a hands-on father to three beautiful children. He also gives back to the community by training other Filipinos to become virtual assistants like him.

This does not sound like your typical Filipino story, but it started like one.

Flashback

Danny Boy Coritao was one of the Filipinos who have constantly struggled through life.

danny boy coritao onlinejobs.phAfter earning a degree in IT, he was expecting things to look up, like any other graduate would. However, after receiving his degree, he found himself in a job where he felt he was overworked and underpaid. There was no career ladder, and no opportunity for him to improve his skills and work on his, passion, designing.

What made things more desperate was he was building a family of his own. With very limited resources, the only choices Danny had was to either live with his parents or live in a small shack that had holes on the roof. He opted to become independent, and temporarily live in the shack with his family. Things were becoming hopeless for him until a friend told him to try registering for Onlinejobs.ph. And the rest is history.

Working Abroad

Working abroad is a typical option for Filipinos who either can’t find employment in the country, or are looking for higher income. As of 2016, the total number of registered Overseas Filipino Workers or OFW’s was estimated at 2.2 Million.

These Filipinos earn wages that are typically higher than what they would earn in the Philippines, however, they cannot afford to bring their family along with them. They are usually living in dormitories, or their employer’s homes, reluctantly away from their families.

For many Filipinos, the price to pay for higher than normal wages is being away from their families.

OnlineJobs.ph as a Solution

The best thing about this story is that we didn’t find Danny. He came to us, wanting to share his story. He wanted people to know about his struggle, and how his skills have given him success in his field. He allowed us to enter his home and meet his kids, who he can watch grown up since he worked from home. He introduced the many other Filipinos who used to be janitors, assistants or just jobless, whose lives were vastly improved because he shared what he knew about online jobs.

Filipino Virtual Assistants

Here are some of the people Danny has helped. They are now working as Virtual Assistants on Onlinejobs.ph. Hooray!

He introduced a great solution to the problem of many Filipinos. Instead of being miserable in a job that couldn’t provide, or instead of working abroad, there was a better way.

With Onlinejobs.ph, he was able to:

  • improve on his skills and challenge his limits.
  • work on his passion which is design.
  • improve his life by gaining better income.
  • spend time with his wife and kids, be there for them every time they needed them.
  • afford to build a safe and comfortable home for his family
  • help others who also wanted a better life for themselves.

Danny isn’t just living a life he always dreamed of, he is also making other people’s dreams possible, with the help of Onlinejobs.ph.

Thank you for sharing your story, skills and knowledge to other Filipinos like you Danny.

You too can have a home-based job and a lifestyle like Danny. Sign up for a free Onlinejobs.ph jobseeker account to start your profile. And once you’re done, you can start applying for jobs.

Do you have a similar story? Let us know in the comments below!

UPDATE: On January 29, 2018, Danny once again reached out to us to tell us great news!  He now has his own car and motorcycle, and is conducting tutorials on how to work online.

Danny with her daughter on the car he worked hard to earn with Online Jobs.

Danny with her daughter on the car he worked hard to earn with Online Jobs.

 


Jessica MadrazoAbout Jessica Madrazo
Jessica creates content and support for OnlineJobs.ph. She is also involved in different advocacies like climate revolution, local arts, internet freedom, women’s rights and more.

She dreams of a world where people are able to tap their inner heroism and work together for a better world.

She has a Dalek watching over her computer.


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Comments

  1. Shasta says

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    Pretty! This was an extremely wonderful post.
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  2. Samuel kariuki says

    Am a Kenyan and I would like to join you for online job.
    What steps should i follow to attain this dream.

    • says

      Thank you for your interest in Onlinejobs.ph. Unfortunately, at the moment we’re focusing in providing jobs mainly for Filipinos based in the Philippines. For online jobs within your country, you can try signing up for UpWork or Freelancer.

  3. Danny Rara says

    Sir Danny,

    Gusto ko po matutinal yan graphics design gala ng itunuturo nyo at baka pede po mabigyan nyo rin ako ng pagkakataon magkaron ng onlinejobs.

  4. Danny Rara says

    Sir Danny,

    Gusto ko po matutunan yan graphics design gaya ng itunuturo nyo at baka pede po mabigyan nyo rin ako ng pagkakataon magkaron ng onlinejobs.

  5. AYUMBA says

    Hi,

    i have been reading the Online jobs articles,one thing disturbs me-why the eligibility requirement be set so high that one must be in ownership of a university education.We have guys who can do wonders given the chance and opportunity to work but they don’t have diploma or degree certificates.

  6. Lalaine J. Jamilla says

    Good Day!
    I am also interested to learn how to do what u r doing right now. I want to work onlinejob as well.
    Il wait for your response. Thank you and God bless!

    • says

      Applying here in Onlinejobs.ph is the same as applying a job in real life. Make sure your profile/application is attractive enough to convince employers to contact and hire you.

      You can apply for any of the jobs posted here or on our website by signing up for an Onlinejobs.ph jobseeker account. It’s completely free and takes only minutes to apply. Having a jobseeker account also gives you access to thousands of new online jobs daily.

      To start the registration process, just follow this link ===> http://www.onlinejobs.ph/register

      Once you’ve completed your profile, you can start searching for the job that you want here ===>http://www.onlinejobs.ph/jobseekers/jobsearch/

      You can find a wide variety of full-time, part-time and project-based jobs there, from data entry, design, writing, programming, and more!

      The job posts would contain all the information you need to apply for that position.

  7. Stewart Kelly says

    Great story, loved to see how Danny was able to help other talented Filipinos find great jobs. Not only did he help them find a career, he also helped their families; and as we all know, family is so very important in the Philippines.
    Salamat,
    Stewart

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