Leda Fabian


 Wayne Brewer

Advertising and Media Relations Director​​

​Network Engineer

​Email: wayne@abakafoundation.org


Marcy Goma- MsEd TVI


Email: marcy@abakafoundation.org

Atty.Lemuel Carlos

Marketing Director

   Immigration Lawyer

   Lemuel Carlos Law Office

​Email: lem@abakafoundation.org

"ABAKA  Foundation is the only foundation that offers a complete Filipino Language Immersion program for children in Phoenix metropolitan area"






                                             Board of Directors
   Ryan David Winkle MBA

​Marketing Director

  Mesa City Councilman

       District 4 

  Email: ryan@abakafoundation.org


Ihman Esturco

Culture and Arts Director

  Stage/TV actor

  Stage Play/ Film director

  Email: ihman@abakafoundation.org

Marcy Goma

Educational Services Director

Email: marcy@abakafoundation.org

Abaka Foundation

​Mailing Address: 

6620 W Shaw Butte Dr Glendale Arizona 85304


In 2012, Marcy Goma the founder of Abaka Foundation who is a Filipina mom came together to talk about the possibility of creating a Filipino class with her Friend Leda Fabian where their children could learn Tagalog, learn about their culture, and be outdoors and learn the heritage . Marcy wanted her daughter to learn about their rich history and heritage! Marcy Goma and Leda then, envisioned a learning environment that would “fill the gaps” of their formal school education. They also recognized the power of learning in community and so the idea of Abaka Foundation was born.

Abaka Foundation is a non profit organization 501c-3, where you can make donations. Your donation will come a long way, Abaka just completed two feeding programs in the Philippines with two of the Abaka Foundation students. They have also done a project where they provided chairs and tables for the special needs students at De Castro Elementary School in Pasig City, Philippines.
Abaka foundation is the only organization that offers a complete Filipino/tagalog Immersion program and a Rondalla Ensemble they offer banduria, octavina (14 string instrument) and guitar lessons.