Monthly Archives: December 2011

December 25, 2011

Second of a series by Ariel C. Hernandez, Written 25 December 2012

Ayi and Belle Hernandez, as well as their kids, were among the victims of Typhoon Sendong as floodwaters submerged their home. They saved nothing but themselves. How they made it out alive, how they coped with being among the thousands of internally displaced persons (IDPs), and the lessons they learned along the way … are in this series…

December 20, 2011

First of a series by Ariel C. Hernandez, Written 20 December 2012

Ayi and Belle Hernandez, as well as their kids, were among the victims of Typhoon Sendong as floodwaters submerged their home. They saved nothing but themselves. How they made it out alive, how they coped with being among the thousands of internally displaced persons (IDPs), and the lessons they learned along the way … are in…

December 07, 2011

By Sabcee Garcia
Posted 7 December 2011

KPMFI’s “Batang Himsog In-School Feeding Program,” now in tandem with the Jollibee Foundation’s Busog-Lusog-Talino (BLT) Program, has continued to benefit more children from public elementary schools in Misamis Oriental. This program, which aims to address hunger and malnutrition in public school children, is in partnership with the Department of…

December 07, 2011

KPMFI’s “Batang Himsog In-School Feeding Program,” now in tandem with the Jollibee Foundation’s Busog-Lusog-Talino (BLT) Program, has continued to benefit more children from public elementary schools in Misamis Oriental. This program, which aims to address hunger and malnutrition in public school children, is in partnership with the Department of Education, Local Government Units, and the respective association of Parents and Teachers.

The Busog-Lusog-Talino, shortly known as BLT, provides 136 days…

December 06, 2011

I remember the time when Ms Juvy Loyola, one of the faculty members of Balay Mindanaw Operation Peace Course (Op Kors!), was facilitating Security Sector Reform (SSR) session with some senior officers of the Armed Forces and key leaders of civil society organizations. Through a structured learning exercise called “word association (correct minus wrong),” she asked the participants a concept or thought that comes to their mind when they…

December 04, 2011

A simple handing-over ceremony of the Action Asia Secretariat from the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies (CPCS) in Cambodia to the Balay Mindanaw International Center for Peace in Mindanao was held on December 1, 2011 in Bangkok, Thailand.

Present during the ceremony were Action Asia leaders and members, Emma Leslie, Kaloy Manlupig, Tabrani Yunis and Baht Latumbo, Tania Miletic and Patricia deBoer of the AFSC. The modest gathering…

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