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Honoring Jolynne’s Spirit of Helping Others


The Bayanihan Foundation honors the indefatigable spirit of Jolynne Andal Biljetina PhD by supporting a community scholarship award in her honor for the second year in a row. The scholarship award keeps Jolynne’s spirit alive in making this world a better place. Continue reading

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Change Your Life! Join The 2019 NEXTGEN Fellowship – Apply Today


Apply for the 2019 NEXTGEN Fellowship and travel to the Philippines July 2019. Change your life like Camillo Geaga. He found interest in Filipino traditional foods for medicine and improved his own personal health as well. Camillo found a renewed sense of hope. He found his personal calling. Continue reading

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Be Inspired! Join the 2019 NEXTGEN Fellowship – Apply Today


Apply for the 2019 NEXTGEN Fellowship and travel to the Philippines July 2019. Be inspired like Crystle Dino, create a path of success for yourself, discover the spaces in between and the connection to your heritage and beyond. Continue reading

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Plans for Three Exciting Projects for 2019


In 2019, the Bayanihan foundation plans three exciting projects to promote environmental conservation of whale sharks; help abandoned children; and build a state-of-the-art computer lab for the disabled. 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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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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The Philippines Promotes ‘Balik’ (Return) Scientist Program


The Philippines signed into law the ‘Balik’ (Return) Scientist Program providing incentives to Filipino scientists in US and around the world to return back home and share their expertise. Like Bayanihan Foundation’s NEXTGEN Program, this new program might help reverse ‘brain drain’ and have long-term positive impact. Continue reading

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