Tag Archives: diaspora giving

Fisherfolk community in Guiuan, Samar: promoting sustainability


Dale Asis visits the fisher folk community of Guiuan, Samar. They set a fine example of establishing a community cooperative promoting livelihood and environmental sustainability. Continue reading

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In Memory of Aurora Gagni – Humanitarian, Supporter of Bayanihan Foundation


On October 2014, Aurora Gagni was part of the “Adorables”, a successful fundraiser that raised funds for indigent paitents in Calamba, Laguna. Unfortunately, on January 21, 2018, Aurora and seven other passengers were killed in a tragic accident while in a medical mission in the Philippines. We will miss Aurora Gagni tremendously for her generosity and big heart in helping others. 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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Kawang Gawa (Helping Others)


Bayanihan Foundation demonstrates the traditional value of kawang gawa, helping others Continue reading

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Young Filipino Americans Travel to Philippines to Discover Heritage, Give Back


Young Filipino Americans will travel to the Philippines as part of the Bayanihan Foundation’s 2017 NEXTGEN Program to discover their Filipino heritage and give back to the community Continue reading

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Philippine President Duterte Optimistic Development Plans


Philippine President Duterte continues his popularity in the Philippines. He presents the most optimistic development plan that aim for the long-term, beyond the usual encouraging overseas Filipino workers to travel abroad and send remittances. It remains to be seen if his plans will work and keep up the momentum. Continue reading

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Pasalubong, Bayanihan (Community Giving) In the Age of Trump


The Filipino ritual of pasalubong, a souvenir or a gift given to someone and bayanihan (helping each other) could not be squelch and perhaps provide hope and renewal in the age of Trump. Continue reading

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