Tag Archives: Philippine giving

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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8 out of 10 top cities most exposed to natural disaster are in the Philippines


The World Economic Forum reported that 8 out of 10 top cities most exposed to natural disaster are in the Philippines. The biggest typhoon, Haiyan struck the Philippines in 2013, leaving more than 7,000 people dead or missing. Can civic involvement, volunteerism and diaspora philanthropy help the Philippines in disaster preparedness? Or should donors should just wait to react and donate afterwards when the crisis hit? 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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Bayanihan Foundation 2010 to 2016 – IMPACT BY THE NUMBERS


Bayanihan Foundation 2010 to 2016 Impact by the Numbers. Thank you for your donation. 97% of your donation goes to programs. Continue reading

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Your Donation Reaps Big Rewards: Top TEN ACCOMPLISHMENTS


For 2017, the Bayanihan Foundation would like to reflect on its accomplishments for the last five years. Your donation reaps big rewards. 97% of donations goes directly to programs. Donors and supporters like you made these accomplishments possible. Thank you! Continue reading

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