Because we pursue peace cleverly, craftily, cunningly, foxily, furtively, insidiously, intelligently, shiftily, shrewdly, stealthily… Passionately. Inclusively. I have finally decided to open this space to share with you my thoughts, some mundane, some trivial and hopefully some profound. I have been getting some words of encouragement to pursue writing and […]
Mayor Oscar S. Moreno has urged barangay officials to enhance preparedness against disasters to avoid major loss of lives, properties and infrastructures.
Balay Mindanaw hosted the Circle of Laureates of the Ramon Aboitiz Foundation, Inc. (RAFI) Triennial Awards during their 3-day Learning Visit to the City of Golden Friendship.
A barangay official says key to development of barangays are their long-term development plans which they formulate with their respective development councils.
Balay Mindanaw DREAM / First Report on the Surigao del Sur Humanitarian Situation, 29 Sept 2015 Some 500 silver-colored tarps and 10 blue tents from Disaster Aid International (DAI) now serve as the temporary homes for the 3,500 lumads affected by the violent conflict. A skyhydrant has also been installed to […]
by Christian S. Monsod | 21 Sept 2015 Because of the complexity of multiple issues and the presence of two other more knowledgeable resource persons here today, I hope you will understand that to a great extent my presentation is selective through the lens of one of the 18 surviving […]
This Tuesday (8 September 2015), 18 barangays in Cagayan de Oro committed to a health and resiliency project supported by Johanniter International. The commitment took place during a Partners Meeting held at the Balay Mindanaw Peace Center in Bulua for the project “Community-based Disaster and Health Preparedness to Strengthen the […]
We, Muslim and Christian religious and sectoral leaders from various parts of Mindanao, gathered in Cagayan de Oro City on August 29, 2015 to consider the fate of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) currently pending before Congress. The BBL—one that is meaningful—is a key ingredient of the peace process […]
The archbishop of Cagayan de Oro warned of a rise in Moro extremism in Mindanao, similar to the ISIS, if Congress fails to pass a meaningful Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL). Archbishop Antonio J. Ledesma, S.J., D.D., said this during the recent Religious Leaders-Legislators Meeting. The archbishop convened this meeting through […]
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY — The youth are like “rough diamonds”, waiting to discovery and polishing to reveal their full value in nation-building. This was the message of both Mayor Oscar “Oca” S. Moreno and Balay Mindanaw Foundation, Inc (BMFI) pioneer and Chairman Emeritus Charlito “Kaloy” Z. Manlupig during the launching […]