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Bayanihan Foundation donates more books, builds library in Giporlos, Samar

Bayanihan Foundation donates more books, builds a library in Giporlos Central Elementary School as part of its commitment to long-term giving and sustainability Continue reading

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Bayanihan Foundation donates children’s books to Day Care Center

Bayanihan Foundation donates children’s books to day care center in Giporlos, Samar. A big thanks to the many books donors for their generous book donations. In 2019, the Bayanihan Foundation collected over 1,000 book titles and will be distributed to elementary schools and day care centers in Giporlos, Samar. Continue reading

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Computer Lab for the Hearing & Visually Impaired, Students with Special Learning Needs

You can donate to build a computer lab for 51 high school students who are hearing & visually Impaired and for those with special learning needs. Because learning and education is much needed especially those with special needs. Continue reading

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2019 NEXTGEN Fellows

In July 2019, the Bayanihan Foundation continues another successful NEXTGEN Travel Fellowship with Richelle Caday, Camillo Geaga, and Jacob Olaguir. The immersion trip is coordinated to promote diaspora philanthropy; know more about Filipino culture; learn about the foundation’s sustainable projects; develop potential sustainable projects; and connect with relatives. Continue reading

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You Can Help Build A Computer Lab for the Hearing, Visually Impaired

You can donate and help build a computer lab for high school students with hearing and visually Impaired, the first of its kind in Tacloban City dedicated to learners with special needs. Because learning and education is much needed especially those with special needs. Continue reading

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Take Your Giving To The Next Level: Establish a Donor Advised Fund

Take your charitable giving to the next level. Establish a donor advised fund with the Bayanihan Foundation and see your donation make a difference up close and personal. Your directed giving will provide you with the right, altruistic feeling and a longer, lasting legacy to your gift. It also makes great financial sense. Continue reading

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2018 NEXTGEN Camillo Geaga Inspired In More Ways Than One

2018 NEXTGEN Fellow Camillo Geaga was inspired in more ways than one. He completed his Associate Degree at the Los Angeles City College and plans to continue his education at the California State University Northridge and attain his bachelors degree in Public Health. His mother, Vicky Geaga was also inspired to encourage her friends and family to give to the foundation. Continue reading

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Balikbayan Boxes: Symbols of Homesickness, Colonial History, and Family

Filipinos in the diaspora send over 4.8 million “balikbayan” boxes full of goodies to their relatives and friends back in the Philippines, becoming a billion dollar industry. But balikbayan boxes became more than that – it became a symbol of Philippine colonial history and Filipino ideas about family. Continue reading

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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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