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Honoring Jolynne’s Spirit of Helping Others


The Bayanihan Foundation honors the indefatigable spirit of Jolynne Andal Biljetina PhD by supporting a community scholarship award in her honor for the second year in a row. The scholarship award keeps Jolynne’s spirit alive in making this world a better place. Continue reading

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You Can Help Build A Computer Lab for the Hearing, Visually Impaired


You can donate and help build a computer lab for high school students with hearing and visually Impaired, the first of its kind in Tacloban City dedicated to learners with special needs. Because learning and education is much needed especially those with special needs. Continue reading

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Change Your Life! Join The 2019 NEXTGEN Fellowship – Apply Today


Apply for the 2019 NEXTGEN Fellowship and travel to the Philippines July 2019. Change your life like Camillo Geaga. He found interest in Filipino traditional foods for medicine and improved his own personal health as well. Camillo found a renewed sense of hope. He found his personal calling. Continue reading

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Be Inspired! Join the 2019 NEXTGEN Fellowship – Apply Today


Apply for the 2019 NEXTGEN Fellowship and travel to the Philippines July 2019. Be inspired like Crystle Dino, create a path of success for yourself, discover the spaces in between and the connection to your heritage and beyond. Continue reading

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Balangiga Bells On Their Way Home


After more than a century, the church bells taken by the US Army from Balangiga, Eastern Samar in 1901 will be returned to the Philippines. Many are excited about the bells’ return. Philippine President Duterte said, “It ain’t here until it’s here.” Continue reading

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It’s About Time: FilAm Leaders Urge The Return of Bells of Balangiga


US Secretary of Defense recently notified US Congress of their plans to return the Bells of Balangiga back to Samar after 110 years. The bells are often seen as a divisive symbol of the Philippine-American War. Filipino Americans should contact their Congressional Representatives and hasten the return of the bells. Continue reading

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The Philippines Promotes ‘Balik’ (Return) Scientist Program


The Philippines signed into law the ‘Balik’ (Return) Scientist Program providing incentives to Filipino scientists in US and around the world to return back home and share their expertise. Like Bayanihan Foundation’s NEXTGEN Program, this new program might help reverse ‘brain drain’ and have long-term positive impact. Continue reading

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