Category Archives: Diaspora Giving

8 out of 10 top cities most exposed to natural disaster are in the Philippines


The World Economic Forum reported that 8 out of 10 top cities most exposed to natural disaster are in the Philippines. The biggest typhoon, Haiyan struck the Philippines in 2013, leaving more than 7,000 people dead or missing. Can civic involvement, volunteerism and diaspora philanthropy help the Philippines in disaster preparedness? Or should donors should just wait to react and donate afterwards when the crisis hit? Continue reading

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Why Do People Give? Three Reasons Why


Why do people give? I found out three major reasons why: 1) they want to help others; 2) they want to feel good; and 3) they want a return on their investment. Why do you want to give? Share your thoughts. 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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Bayanihan Foundation 2010 to 2016 – IMPACT BY THE NUMBERS


Bayanihan Foundation 2010 to 2016 Impact by the Numbers. Thank you for your donation. 97% of your donation goes to programs. Continue reading

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Your Donation Reaps Big Rewards: Top TEN ACCOMPLISHMENTS


For 2017, the Bayanihan Foundation would like to reflect on its accomplishments for the last five years. Your donation reaps big rewards. 97% of donations goes directly to programs. Donors and supporters like you made these accomplishments possible. Thank you! Continue reading

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Apply for NEXTGEN 2017 Travel Fellowship Program


This summer 2017, Bayanihan Foundation will sponsor partial and full travel scholarships for up to seven young adults ages 18 years old and above to visit the Philippines for 14 days. The NEXTGEN: ‘Pagbabalik’ (Coming Home) Travel Scholarship will promote diaspora philanthropy; know more about Filipino culture; learn about the foundation’s sustainable projects; develop the participant’s potential sustainable projects; and connect with relatives and the participant’s heritage. Continue reading

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Filipino Americans Donate Computers, Books to Help Iligan Students


Filipino Americans donate computer and books to Iligan City Philippines, Their humble acts of philanthropy and giving contradict the growing tide of cynicism. Continue reading

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