“When I was working in India I started to use this toothpaste. Then I discovered it was actually from Nepal. I felt really proud and since then I have only used this brand of toothpaste. When I came to Malaysia, I brought two tubes along but then I almost ran out. My wife packaged and sent me four more. That should last me another month before I go back for good. Then I can use it as much as I want.”
This six-part video series and photo essays were produced under a collaboration between R.AGE and the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) Migrant Workers’ Empowerment and Advocacy (MWEA) Project.
The MWEA Project is funded by the United States Department of Labor under cooperative agreement number IL-28099-15-75-K-11.
This material does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the United States Department of Labor, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the United States Government. 100% percentage of the total costs of this project or program is financed with Federal funds, for a total of 26,322.61 dollars.