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Bayanihan Foundation Shifts Its Priorities

In 2010, I was confronted with intense personal experiences that show deep, cultural challenges within the Filipino community that I did not expect. These cultural challenges include the intense competition among Filipinos and the pervasive ‘crab mentality’ (Nadal: Filipino Psychology, … Continue reading

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Another Aquino is President of the Philippines – NOW WHAT? Real Change only happens with grassroots community leadership and involvement

In June 2010, Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III is poised to become the next president of the Philippines. Many Filipinos at home and abroad are rejoicing after a relatively bloodless election and many are pinning their hopes on Noynoy to ‘save’ … Continue reading

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