Press

LEAVING LOS ANGELES FOR A
GREENER PASTURE


“I left the Philippines in 2007 in search of greener pastures in the US. It was a tough decision for me because I never wanted to leave the country. But because my situation then required me to step up to the occasion to provide for my family, I was left with no other option.”
THE MISSION
OF JOSH MAHINAY
“All of us have something to contribute in nation-building. Nobody is too poor to give, nobody is too young to start something, nobody is too busy to serve and nobody is too ordinary to do great things
THE STORY OF
BAG943

The Story of BAG943
Having experienced the love and generosity of other people in my life’s journey, I am now continuing the culture of generosity through BAG943, a social enterprise I founded which champions education for the impoverished school kids in the Philippines.
BAG943’S SOCIAL RETURN
ON INVESTMENT
“The BAG943 concept came both from a deep personal experience and from my belief that empowering poor children to pursue education is a huge step towards achieving what we hope to see our country become in the future,” said Mr. Mahinay in an e-mail interview.
CONTINUING THE
CULTURE OF GENEROSITY


From having so little, to experiencing living a comfortable life, after working in the United States for nearly five years, my search for a greener pasture was a journey back home.
US MIGRANT RETURNS, GIVES BACK TO PH STUDENTS

“All of us are part of this fight for a better Philippines. Be involved and engaged in what’s happening in our country,’ Josh Mahinay urges other OFWs”