Tag Archives: Filipino giving

Pagbabalik: 2018 NEXTGEN Camillo Geaga Travels Back to the Philippines


On September 2018, NEXTGEN Fellow Camillo Geaga traveled back to the Philippines. He wrote an essay of his personal thoughts of his 2017 trip at the same time reflecting on his recent trip. Continue reading

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Anthony Bourdain: Unfinished business in the Philippines


Anthony Bourdain, famous American chef, author and host of CNN TV show “Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown” returns to the Philippines with a personal mission. He wrote about authentic Filipino street food and at the same time looked into the kindness overseas Filipino workers have spread around the globe. He calls the Filipinos the most giving of all people on the planet. Continue reading

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To Help Locally or Globally? You Don’t Have to Choose, You Can Do Both


Choosing between giving locally or globally is a false dichotomy; it is an unrealistic division that reflects the orthodoxy of the last century. In the 21st century, Filipinos and many others that live in the diaspora lead their lives in a transnational and global context. You don’t have to make a choice – you can do both. Continue reading

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Filipino Christians Provide Food Packages to Needy Filipino Muslims during Ramadan


On August 14, 2011, my uncle and aunt, Dr. Vicente and Luz Saavedra and the Rotary Club of Iligan South provided food packages of rice, sugar and other essential food items to over 130 needy Filipino Muslim families in Iligan … Continue reading

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Filipino Christians Providing Food Packages to Filipino Muslims during Ramadan


In a time of strife and uncertainty, Filipino Christians in the island of Mindanao are handing out food and gift packages to Filipino Muslims during Ramadan. This act of giving might lead to healing and peace in this island that have been faced with strife and violence for decades. Continue reading

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