Ruth grew up in Silay City, Negros Occidental, Philippines, she had pet chickens and ducks. She came to Dubai in 1989 where she initially worked in Dubai Duty Free until 1992, she then went to Japan for 3 years. From 1995 to 2008 Ruth was busy raising her two children and looking after the family home. She started working at Modern Veterinary Clinic in 2008 as a receptionist. She enjoys being part of the team and considers MVC as her extended family.