Mellisa Mc Pike, the Emirati lady and a mother of two children Saeed and Seif al-Muhari decided to reward her housemaid Dina Tenerife Celo, with a furnished home in her home country.
She said that Dina was a good lady and her character and service were outstanding from the very first day. In short, she fully deserves this gift. This was unbelievable news for everyone.
45 years old Filipino housemaid could not believe that her sponsor wanted to gift her a house in her home country.
This is like her dream come true as she said this is the dream of every villager to have a house built of concrete.
Dina was paid $6,261 (AED 23,000 and around 320,000 Pesos) as a gift which allowed her to purchase a plot (land) in Camarines Sur, Philippines.
Melissa McPike is originally American and has been living in Abu Dhabi with her family for the past 26 years.
She told her elder son Saeed, who is 26, to accompany their Housemaid, Dina on a flight to the Philippines and supervise the construction and ensure she makes full use of the resources given to her.
Rewarding her house was not enough, the pious family gifted her some money too, it was reported that $4.083(AED 15,000) were transferred to Dina’s account by Saeed to cover the extra cost.
Melissa said Dina became a part of their family, whenever she leaves the house, we miss her, they just wanted Dina with them every time. She was hired when Saeed was 6 and Seif was 4 years old.
Source: Al Arabiya