"This is the nearest place in the center and has public transport," says a Filipina justifying the choice of the region.
People of the Philippines have created their own community in Ampelokipous. They live and work in Greece, some for several years, others came recently. Many Filipinos live in the community they have created, which has shops and school with 30 pupils.
The migration of Filipinos in Greece is not a recent phenomenon ... as started in 1980 Most women work as domestic helpers, while according to official figures in 2005 almost one in four seafarers in Greece was Filipino. The 2006 5.616 immigrants from the Philippines were sitn Greece having a work permit.