WHY WE ARE HERE
SOCIAL SERVICE ASSISTANCE
This service ranges from giving practical tips and advice on various issues to intensive guidance and counseling.
We provide emergency assistance to Filipinas who need and ask for immediate and direct help.
Our follow-up support activities ensure continuing guidance and assistance to those who are slowly building their lives after a crisis.
NETWORK & ADVOCACY
We lobby Dutch government institutions, policy-making bodies, trade union federations, welfare and health institutions, the Philippine Embassy in the Netherlands and the Philippine government.
We provide referrals to the different Dutch institutions (e.g lawyers, municipal offices, social workers, shelters, police, etc.), and act as intermediary for the Filipina and the various institutions & individuals.
RESEARCH & INFO DISSEMINATION
This includes but not limited to works such as conducting research and surveys on issues concerning Filipinas in the Netherlands and dissemination of important information relevant to living in the Netherlands, especially on matters pertaining to relevant Dutch laws and institutions.
We conduct different kinds of workshops, training sessions, awareness-raising and information seminars on various topics and issues that are important for the development and integration of the Filipinas in the Netherlands.
Our empowerment programme is informed by a preventive approach to addressing the problems and concerns of the Filipinas.
By Jofelle P. Tesorio, ABS-CBN News THE HAGUE – Two Filipinas were recently given the highest award in The Netherlands for doing volunteer work for poor children in their homeland and compatriots here for more than 20 years. On Friday, Cecilia Francisco-Lansang...
The Board Members of Stichting Bayanihan (Philippine Women Centre in the Netherlands) have decided to cancel the planned International Women's Day (IWD 2020) Forum scheduled on Saturday, March 14, 2020, in Rotterdam due to the circumstances surrounding the spread of...
With our theme, "EACH FOR EQUAL: Let's build together a gender-equal world", Stichting Bayanihan is once again inviting you to come and celebrate International Women's Day with us. Please save the date! 14 March 2020 (Saturday) International Women's Day (IWD)...