Tag Archives: Philippine giving

Five Years Later: Evelyn Castillo Sees Mangrove Forests Growing, Successes And Challenges


In 2013, Bayanihan Foundation has partnered with with Visayas Mindanao People’s Resource Development Center (VMPRDC) and planted over 30,000 mangrove seedlings in Liloan, Cebu. In 2018, some of the seedlings have matured into mangrove forests protecting fish, wildlife and help local fisher folk community. However, challenges remain and support needs to continue. Continue reading

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FilAm Kids Kick Off ‘Balikbayan Box’ Book Drive Building Libraries in Philippines


Bayanihan Foundation launched NEXTGEN ‘Balikbayan Box’ Book Drive with plans to send 3,000 books to Samar and Iligan and build libraries there. Filipino American kids also put together mini-balikbayan boxes of book & supplies, hopefully spurring others to donate and help support education and long-term sustainability. Continue reading

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Making a difference, providing clean water for hundreds of children


Bayanihan Foundation makes a difference by providing clean water for children in the remote village (barangay) of Salvacion, Samar Continue reading

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Plans for the New Year


For 2018, the Bayanihan Foundation would like to invite you to join us in a yearlong activities of promoting diaspora philanthropy and giving. Continue reading

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Bayanihan in Review – You Make The Difference


Bayanihan Foundation is making impact – planting seeds of change, nurturing leadership. 100% of the foundation’s income comes from individual donors like you. 97% goes directly to programs. Donate online at http://www.fdnbayanihan.org 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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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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