Category Archives: Poverty

Planting Seeds of Change, Nurturing Leadership


NEXTGEN participant Marc Butiong exemplifies the success of the NEXTGEN Program in planting seeds of change and nurturing leadership for long-term change. The NEXTGEN Program invests in young Filipino Americans so they can discover their roots and heritage, travel back to the Philippines, and find ways to help locally and globally. 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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What Is the Cost of Brain Waste for Highly Skilled Immigrants in the U.S.?


Filipina nurses working as caregivers and just earning minimum wage? It’s true. Underutilized immigrant workers impose significant costs on immigrant families, government, and the broader U.S. economy. Estimates of this skill under-utilization, also known as brain waste runs to the billions of dollars in forgone earnings and resulting unrealized tax payments for federal, state, and local governments. Continue reading

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Sharing Gifts and Blessings During Ramadan


Wishing everyone a blessed ‪Eid Ul Fitr! It’s also a time to remember those who don’t have enough, to count our blessings while also giving charity to others. The Bayanihan Foundation follows this spirit of giving that cuts across religion and ethnicity. Continue reading

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The Spirit of Bayanihan in Dingle, Philippines


The Bayanihan Foundation fulfills peoples’ hopes and dreams by providing 40 families and their children homes. In giving them a home the Foundation creates a stable home and life environment for their children. So the parents could help their children fulfill their hopes and dreams. Continue reading

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New Latrines for 4,000 school children in Iligan Central Elementary School


The Bayanihan Foundation partnered with the Rotary Club of Chicago Far North and the Rotary Club of Iligan East to built two latrines at Iligan Central Elementary School, providing clean water and new washroom facilities for 4,000 elementary school children. Continue reading

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Filipino Christians Provide Food Packages To Needy Filipino Muslims During Ramadan


Filipino Christians Provide Food Packages To Needy Filipino Muslims During Ramadan for the Fifth Year in a Row in Iligan City Mindanao, Philippines Continue reading

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