Monthly Archives: July 2012

July 15, 2012
Dear Partners,

The Board of Trustees of Balay Mindanaw Foundation, Inc. (BMFI) wishes to announce the following key management and organizational changes effective 14 July 2012:

 Ms. Rochelle “Bibing” Y. Mordeno has been designated as the BMFI Executive Director and Chief of Operations.

 Paul Richard A. Paraguya will move to Manila to set up the BM Liaison Office. We really want to call our new Manila office the Balay Mindanaw Embassy, with…

July 14, 2012

Civil Society:  A Resource for Peace

By Charlito “Kaloy” Manlupig

Chairperson, Balay Mindanaw

Head of the Secretariat, Action Asia


A Paper Presented to the Panel Discussion

“Conflict Management and Resolution in Asia: The Role of Civil Societies”

26th Asia Pacific Roundtable, ASEAN/Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS)

InterContinental Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, May 28 to 30, 2012


I refuse to be victim.  I am a…

July 02, 2012

By Bong D. Fabe

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – Belgian visitors belonging to an international organization calling itself 11-11-11 visited Balay Mindanaw early in June and sat with some Sendong survivors  and their support groups from civil society organizations to map out plans and programs on how to further help the survivors as well as make the communities resilient to the impact of climate change-induced and man-made disasters.

The visitors –…

Balay Mindanaw