From left to right : PINAY Ikaw Na! President, Ms. Anettee Guesse Avila, Cynthia Holgado Tala Lina Salazar Ms. Lyn Fiel & Mr. Ronald Pabello during the presentation of proceeds to Ms Cynthia Holgado Tala (Beneficiary of Rewind Dance Party).
PINAY IKAW NA! (PIN) is a non-profit organization representing Filipino women in Bahrain. It advocates mainly the welfare and rights of Filipinas working in Bahrain. It is an organization consists solely of Filipino women and is duly recognized by the Philippine Embassy of Bahrain. Members often donate their time and talents for community service projects.
PINAY IKAW NA! (PIN) has a humble beginning – it was a chance of meeting PINAYS, group of Filipino Women wanting to organise and provide an event to fellow Filipinas. One year on it evolved to something great, which achieved immeasurable achievement empowering Filipino women in Bahrain through camaraderie, altruism and generosity and amongst other stuff. All there attributed to the governing body that worked establishing the group, and aptly called it PINAY IKAW NA! (PIN, for short).
As the name depicts, we were organized for the main purpose of helping our fellow Filipinas living in Bahrain and we worked through CHARITY. The group is comprised of strong-willed and successful Filipinas (in our own right) who desire to give back to the community for we feel we were truly blessed and now in a position to help or give assistance.
In progression, PINAY IKAW NA organized an event to commemorate the w104th International Women’s Day. PINAY, IKAW NA! (PIN) Make It Happen. Was held last 20th March 2015 at Baan Saeng Thai Banquet Hall in conjuction of Philippine Embassy. It feautured a lots of special activities attended by Philippine Embassy officials where they also conducted Absentee Voters registration, The event actitivities includes Bazaar, Zumba session, free Medical, dental services and Vision Test, free make up and hair cutting, body massage, Boodle fight, Raffle draw and enterainment intermission (Belly dancing and Song intermission) from fellow Filipinas. Two well know Female doctor speakers were invited and gave presentation about Breast Cancer Awareness and Prevention of Cervical Cancer.
In June 12 of this year, PINAY, IKAW NA joined forces with Lost Paradise of Dilmun (LPOD) to bring about fun activities showcasing Filipino culture and tradition. The event is dubbed PINOY Festival and celebration of Philippines Independence Day. On this event PINAY, IKAW NA rendered its service through organizing the program-in-charge with the traditional Filipino games and special dance show case aside from the main attraction of performances by 2 A-listers entertainers especially flown in from Philippines, Miss Angeline Quinto and Mr. Daniel Matsunaga. The event turn out with huge successes attended with a crowd of less than 4000 people.