Author Archives: daleasis

About daleasis

President of the Bayanihan Foundation Worldwide

History Matters: Magellan Didn’t ‘Discover’ the Philippines After All


Were precolonial Filipinos ‘primitive’ before the Ferdinand Magellan ‘discovered’ the islands in 1521? Were Filipino tribes consist of ‘savages in loin cloths’ when the Americans came in 1898? History matters. It’s time to change the narrative and that the islands had a rich culture even before the colonizers came. Continue reading

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10 Famous Foods You’ll Love in the Philippines


Bayanihan Foundation NEXTGEN participants enjoyed the many food delights of the Philippine Islands. I shared my top 10 list of famous foods you’ll love in the Philippines. Continue reading

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What’s Next? Support Women Vendors and Their Children To Have Access to Clean Water


In 2014, women vendors of Carbon Market, Cebu’s largest market were displaced by a devastating fire. In 2017, they’re still waiting for justice. Their substandard homes lack a basic sewer system that created a public health hazard of filthy, standing water and resulted in the death of a toddler due to dengue fever. Can you donate $25 to help build a basic water sewer system and provide access to clean water to 67 families? Continue reading

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Mission Accomplished: Hospital Lobby in Calamba Completed, Before And After Pics


Mission Accomplished! Hospital lobbies in Calamba, Laguna built and completed. A big thanks to all the donors a testament to Bayanihan and overcoming crab mentality. Continue reading

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Kawang Gawa (Helping Others)


Bayanihan Foundation demonstrates the traditional value of kawang gawa, helping others Continue reading

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Young Filipino Americans Travel to Philippines to Discover Heritage, Give Back


Young Filipino Americans will travel to the Philippines as part of the Bayanihan Foundation’s 2017 NEXTGEN Program to discover their Filipino heritage and give back to the community Continue reading

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Philippine President Duterte Optimistic Development Plans


Philippine President Duterte continues his popularity in the Philippines. He presents the most optimistic development plan that aim for the long-term, beyond the usual encouraging overseas Filipino workers to travel abroad and send remittances. It remains to be seen if his plans will work and keep up the momentum. Continue reading

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