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Californila.com – Shop from the USA and Ship it to the Philippines

Shop from over 150,000+ Online Stores and we'll ship it straight to your address in the Philippines. Get it as fast as 7 - 10 days via Air Cargo or 30 -45 days via Sea Cargo.  

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Owning A Piece Of America

Owning A Piece Of America - Season 3 Episode 2 Season 3 Episode 2 With Host Faith Bautista and guests - Ishka Villacisneros-Tusjakova owner of Californila Business and Lemuel Balagot owner of LA Rose Cafe.  

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Californila.com Warehouse TV Commercial

Shop from your favorite US Online Store and we'll ship it to your address in the Philippines (or anywhere in the world!). Daily Air Cargo shipments and Weekly Sea Cargo shipments to the Philippines.   

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Another Young Filipina Businesswoman is Making Waves in the US

What started as a “pakisuyo” became a lucrative business for an enterprising young Filipina. Ishka Villacisneros-Tusjakova is the 27-year-old founder of Californila, a ‘personal shopping’ online store where customers from Manila can purchase items which are only available in the US. She said that the idea behind Californila goes back to the Filipino tradition of sending balikbayan boxes. With the money she earned from her part-time work in a cafe in California, she would buy send items for her friends and relatives in the Philippines. Image from FemaleNetwork.com Soon enough, her friends and…

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This Filipina Businesswoman’s Life Has Changed Because of Online Shopping

Ishka Villacisneros-Tusjakova is no stranger to hard work. In fact, at 11 years old, her parents had already exposed her to clerical tasks in their company—an experience which trained her to multi-task and eventually challenged her to become more enterprising. Now at 27, she is the owner of Californila, a fast-growing personal shopping online store that provides Manila-based customers with items only available in the US. What started out as pakisuyo and padala now provides Ishka more than just stability, but a means to provide jobs for her relatives and friends while also allowing her to…

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Meet the 27-Year Old Filipina Whose Online Business Is Making It Big in the US

Ishka Villacisneros-Tusjakova is no stranger to hard work. In fact, at 11 years old, her parents had already exposed her to clerical tasks in their company—an experience which trained her to multi-task and challenged her to become more enterprising. Now at 27, she is the owner of Californila, a fast-growing “personal shopping” online store that provides Manila-based customers with items only available in the US. What started out as pakisuyo and padala now provides Ishka more than just stability, but a means to provide jobs for her relatives and friends while allowing her to follow her…

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Paving the way for technopreneurs: Start-ups at UP JMA’s NEXT

Technopreneurs, or technology-based entrepreneurs, have been rising as of late. They’re often run by young entrepreneurs, usually millennials, with a purpose in mind other than making money: public service, pursuing their passion, etc. These companies seem to come out of nowhere and become success stories seemingly overnight. They start off as an idea, and blossom into something that’s suddenly the talk of the town. They cater to things you wouldn’t have thought of, or may have but never had the chance to pursue. The University of the Philippines – Junior Marketers Association (UP JMA)…

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Exclusive – Young Pinay Entrepreneur Creates Successful Online Business With Only $50

Ishka Villacisneros-Tusjakova is a 27-year-old Filipina migrant who lives in Los Angeles, California. She created a website called Californila.com (formerly Stuff2Shop) - “a Personal Shopper and Shipper” site that been very popular with Pinoys who love imported goods.” What was her inspiration? Shopping.   Specifically, she enjoyed the products and the shopping experience offered in the United States. It didn’t take too long before her relatives and friends to asked her to purchase items and commodities from American retailers in their stead. She happily took this opportunity to answer…

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With only US$50, LA-based Pinoy millennial starts successful online shopping business

Ishka and pre-Christmas deliveries. Photo by Ishka Ishka Villacisneros-Tusjakova is 27 years old and lives in Los Angeles, California. She may seem like your regular Filipina migrant who is starting her family abroad, but in fact, she singlehandedly built an internet empire that capitalizes on Filipinos’ love for imported goods. In her teens, she built Californila.com, formerly Stuff2Shop, an increasingly popular website that acts as your “Personal Shopper from California to Manila.” Whatever stuff you want in the US, Californila will personally purchase for you. It acts as your personal…

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5 Influential Filipino Women – 21st Century Literature

When you hear the word “influential”, most people would immediately think of Henry Sy or John Gokongwei. In fact, majority of our presidents and leaders are men. However, there are lots of strong independent women in our country just waiting to be discovered. 1.Encarnacion Alzona Encarnacion Alzona was the first Filipina to complete her doctoral studies and national scientist. She was also an advocate of women’s suffrage.  She explained that if women are permitted to vote, men’s respect for them would likely increase because “a person enjoying full political…

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Californila: Your Personal Shopper from California to Manila

Filipina entrepreneur, Charmaine “Ishka” Villacisneros, was fortunate enough to experience the exciting world of American shopping for most of her life. Moving to the state of California, she had access to the latest gadgets, novelty items, and other unique products that folks back in Manila could only dream of having. Having that opportunity, she would send items that are worthy of sharing to her friends and relatives in the Philippines by means of balikbayan boxes. It wasn’t long before others took this as an opportunity to obtain commodities from American retailers, with her as their…

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How Pinay turned joy of shopping into a business

MANILA, Philippines – Charmaine “Ishka” Villacisneros may look like just any ordinary young woman. The eldest of 3 children, she graduated from De La Salle University Manila with a degree in BS Information and Communications Technology Management. Charmaine was already passionate about her chosen field even at early age. She was computer-savvy, creating graphic designs for some companies when she was 11. She even became a part-time payroll manager for a call center in Ortigas when she was 14. When she turned 18, her parents migrated to Los Angeles to seek greener pastures. She immediately…

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Californila.com Official Video

Californila.com is your personal shopper from California to Manila. Californila was established to accommodate online Filipino consumers. Not all U.S. online retailers will ship directly to other countries that’s why Californila is here, your personal shopper from California to Manila. It is the most convenient and cost-efficient option for shipping your online purchases from the US to the Philippines, if you are not in a hurry. Californila offers a variety of products, from the latest gadgets to the trending fashion, you can shop whatever you want from our online store or any U.S online…

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Californila: Direct shipping of online purchases from US

Online purchases from the US are not always delivered directly to the Philippines. But Californila makes this task their business, making them your personal shopper from California to Manila. Get to know more about them and their line of personal shopping.   

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