Tag Archives: diaspora giving

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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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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