Category Archives: environmental sustainability

Kawang Gawa (Helping Others)


https://www.facebook.com/bayanihanfdn/posts/1704351446243305 In August 2017, I traveled with the participants of the 2017 NEXTGEN program, Marc Butiong and Camillo Geaga. During our visit, we demonstrated ‘kawang gawa’, the age old cultural trait of helping others. We planted mangrove seedlings in Mactan … Continue reading

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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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Philippines Is Number One Most Affected Country by Climate Change


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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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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Like Heaven On Earth


Hundreds of farmers and their families in Basey, Samar work together in an organic farmers cooperative. They work together to create a self-sustaining community and carve their own little heaven on earth. Continue reading

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Community Grows in Chicago’s Little Village Neighborhood


Dale Asis enjoyed community dinner with a local Chicago environmental justice organization, Little Village Environmental Justice Organization (LVEJO) celebrating community in their local community garden, a former toxic dump site. Continue reading

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Youth in Cebu Learn about Permaculture, Sustainable Recovery and Development


Youth participants in Cebu, Philippines Learn about Permaculture, Sustainable Recovery and Development with Bayanihan Foundation board member James Castillo http://wp.me/pDnD0-zB Continue reading

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