We Are BC Creatives
Real people. Real stories
I grew up in a family full of love and gratitude but barely having enough to make ends meet. During the years of going to school, I had to walk 3-5 km away from home twice a day with no food in my stomach.
I remember back in college, I used to have 4-part time jobs just to pay the school fees, project materials, buy personal things and give some money to my mother to buy food.
There were plenty of days that I wanted to give up. I cannot concentrate at school because I was hungry, I’m thinking of how I’m supposed to go home if it rains or what would I do if the teacher says we need to pay for paperwork.
I wasn’t the “cool kid”, I got bullied almost every day because I look Indian and the rest of the kids are Filipino.
What keeps me going through tough times are my dreams (where I used to write in a notebook that I hope someday… I’ll have money to buy a pair of shoes for myself, treat my mother to a grocery spree and fix our house.)
Looking back now, I’ve accomplished far more than what I ever dreamed of.
From the busy city of Manila to the bright lights of Singapore working as IT Specialist, from years of saving money to get my own home at 24 years old and able to build small businesses along the way.
When someone asks me what I did differently, I say it’s all hard work, I choose to grow in uncomfortable situations, I knew what success looks like for me – and I stay grounded no matter what.
I grew up in a family who run a small piggery and water refilling station business. Being the eldest son, I was my father’s assistant to gather firewood for cooking, take care of the pigs and clean up water gallons every day at 5 o’clock in the morning.
When I turned 16, my parents told me that I need to stay with my aunt miles away from home so I can study college. To compensate my free stay and food, I became a helper and tutor to my nephew.
I’m blessed to have hard working parents, they sent money for my tuition fee though I knew it wasn’t enough for my needs, so instead of asking for more, I save some money and used it as a capital to start a prepaid loading center.
It was hard to study and grow a small business while I desperately miss my family back home. Those tough moments, I remind myself that I need to persevere so I can help them and my siblings in the future.
Thinking of it now made me realize how blessed I am to have amazing parents who taught me how to build a business, the power of prayers and consistent hard work.
In my career as a Full Stack Developer, I’ve been to places like Los Angeles, Singapore and Seoul. It’s challenging though I make sure that despite of my busy schedule I have time to grow my small businesses.
I think what helped me a lot is my eagerness to learn and never-give-up attitude.
How We Roll
Work ethic is something we take personally.
We work tirelessly to make this place as helpful as possible for you.
We want to make sure our failures and mistakes will be something that you can use as footsteps for your own life.
We value your time.
We appreciate every human being who constantly read, comment, ask questions and subscribe to us.
When you comment, email or tag us on social media we make sure we respond as soon as possible.
We are transparent humans
In a world full of get-rich-quick schemes and perfectly photoshopped lives, we make sure you see the real authentic version of us.
We don’t have all the answers, we make mistakes but know this, we are consistently learning new ways to help you better and we hope you appreciate that.