As the deployment ban of domestic helpers to Kuwait was put to an end, there’s a grieving family that everyone ought to forget – the Villavende and Padernal

It can be recalled that the total deployment ban was imposed following the untimely passing of Jeanelyn Villavende. As autopsy result claims, she suffered for months and eventually met her end lying flat on the floor of her employer’s house.

The immediate response of the Philippines is to implement a total deployment ban to prevent any further cases with the same cause.

However, just after a month since the deployment ban, it was again lifted, allowing semi-skilled, skilled, professional and domestic helpers to go to Kuwait and work. The family of JeanelynVillavende is utterly disappointed over the decision.

Nelly Padernal, the aunt of Jeanlyn, thinks that the visit of the Philippine delegates in Kuwait was worthless. She added that up until the moment, Sec Bello and OWWA Administrator Hans Cacdac have yet to call them.

The family is still waiting for additional updates on the case of Jeanelyn but are yet to receive any. They are also appealing for the government to speed up the process of the case so they can attain justice as soon as possible


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