Category Archives: Chicago

NEXTGEN: ‘Pagbabalik’ (Coming Home) Applications Open until April 15, 2017!


Applications already open; deadline extended to Saturday, April 15, 2017. Apply online at: NEXTGEN Travel Scholarship Application for Summer 2017 This Summer 2017, the Bayanihan Foundation will sponsor partial and full travel accommodations for up to seven young adults (18 … Continue reading

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2015 NEXTGEN Fellow Jeselle Santiago Becomes Advanced Level Masters of Social Work Intern with Bayanihan Foundation


2015 NEXTGEN Fellow Jeselle Santiago Becomes Advanced Level Masters of Social Work Intern with Bayanihan Foundation. The foundation is proud to be supporting Jeselle’s leadership development and growth in supporting diaspora philanthropy in the US and in the Philippines. Continue reading

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Is Climate Change Affecting the Philippines? the World?


Is climate change affecting the Philippines? the world? In 2015, the Climate Reality Project reported the Global Climate Risk Index and listed the Philippines as the number one most affected country by climate change. This is not an easy problem to fix, but the first step is educating citizens both in the Philippines and around the world. Continue reading

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Finding Rays of Hope in An Era of Cynicism and Fear


I joined the Chicago’s Women’s March for women’s rights. I was greeted by rays of hope to continue my diaspora giving, despite the increasing cynicism, fear and xenophobia of the times. Hope lives. Continue reading

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Doing Good Deeds and Making A Difference


Bayanihan Foundation NEXTGEN Fellow Jeselle Santiago spearheads a garage sale benefiting the women vendors Carbon Market Cebu, making a difference locally & globally http://wp.me/pDnD0-3GX Continue reading

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Tue-Day is the day! #GivingTuesday!


Thank you for your continued interest in the Bayanihan Foundation Worldwide. I am glad that you are partnering with us in promoting the Foundation’s mission of Filipinos abroad helping Filipinos at home. The Foundation’s NEXTGEN Program encourages young Filipino Americans … Continue reading

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Jeselle Santiago: Seizing the Opportunity to Help Locally and Globally


NEXTGEN Fellow Jeselle Santiago traveled to the Philippines and seized the opportunity to help locally in Chicago and globally in the Philippines Continue reading

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