Balay Mindanaw Foundation, Inc.

Peace Stalk by Kaloy Manlupig

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 […]

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First Report on the Surigao del Sur Humanitarian Situation, 29 Sept 2015

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 […]

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Ledesma warns of rise of Moro extremism if Congress fails to pass meaningful BBL

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 […]

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?CDO ‘youth are talents waiting to be discovered’ – Kaloy

    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 […]

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