Abby Villanueva, a former nanny, has confirmed as soon as once more that success will be achieved with perseverance as she now owns and manages a personal faculty in Canada.
Her success story serves as an inspiration to many Abroad Filipino Employees (OFWs) everywhere in the world. She based the AGA Academy in Alberta, Canada. She can be the president and chief govt officer (CEO) of the academy.
She shared her inspiring story with Ron Gagalac of OMNI Filipino. Abby recalled how she turned a nanny for 2 years in Hong Kong. Fortuitously, her employer helped her emigrate to Canada. She quickly earned her everlasting residency and began a non-profit group (NGO).
Abby shared, “She employed me pero ang objective niya talaga is to ensure na mabibigyan niya ako ng leverage to enhance my life in Canada. So, nag-nanny ako ng two years. After that, sinuportahan nila ako to get my open work allow…After which after my everlasting residency, nag-start na ako [sa] nonprofit group.”
Constructing a Filipino-owned academy in Canada
Like different OFWs, Abby additionally began questioning her objective in Canada. It was then she realized she needed to do extra. Utilizing her background in training, she began the AGA Academy alongside along with her two different buddies.
Abby seemed again at her experiences at opening an academy. She mentioned, “I began with one scholar and one workers. And that workers is me.”
However attributable to their onerous work, Abby was capable of enhance their variety of enrollees in only a 12 months’s time.
“At present, we’re near 900 college students… for the interval of twelve months. We’ve six license programs proper now, and we’re ready for ten extra to come back. Kasi yung licensing talaga, it takes between six months to 1 12 months,” Abby defined.
The AGA Academy is presently providing the next programs: Neighborhood Help and Addictions Employee Diploma, Tourism Administration Diploma, Pharmacy Assistant, Therapeutic massage Remedy Diploma, Superior Therapeutic massage Remedy Diploma, at Digital Advertising and Internet Design Diploma.
Simply this 2021, the AGA Academy was designated as a studying establishment of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). This implies they will now settle for worldwide college students.
Abby shares secret to success
In line with Abby, her secret to success is perseverance and the willingness to face up regardless of failures. She suggested different aspiring entrepreneurs to proceed attempting and dealing in direction of their desires.
She pressured, “If you happen to fail, who cares? Do it once more. Climb up the ladder. Do it once more.”
“Hindi ko matandaan kung ilang beses akong nag-fail on this path, however you recognize what, you may be profitable. Simply carry on attempting,” Abby added.