Balay Mindanaw works within
the context of continuing poverty, underdevelopment and unpeace in
Despite the regionís
richness and giftedness, Mindanao remains as the countryís poorest
region. Its rural populace alone, despite their closeness to
agricultural resources are among the poorest mainly because 70% of
those who work in agriculture do not own the land that they till.
BMFIís Peace-Building Program
Peace-Building and Development Work in
Mindanaw: Helping Build Empowered Sustainable Communities. Helping Build Peace
Building Capacity on Conflict
Management and Peace Building for the Military
Since 2006, Balay Mindanaw has been engaging the military in the efforts to
bring about peace in Mindanao, empowering soldiers with conflict management
tools in a series of workshops.