A barangay official says key to development of barangays are their long-term development plans which they formulate with their respective development councils.
As of 7 October 2015, almost 3,000 individuals from the municipalities of Lianga, Marihatag, San Agustin, Tago and San Miguel were still displaced.
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
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
Critique of House Bill (HB) 5811 or the Basic Law of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region INTRODUCTION This paper is prepared by a joint team of Tulay Kalinaw Mindanao (TulayKaMi), Balay Mindanaw Foundation Inc. (BMFI), and the Mindanao Civil Society Organizations Platform for Peace (MCSOPP). In doing the critiqueof HB5811, the
by Charmaine “Xx” Dagapioso-Baconga “Ang paghunong sa ‘vicious cycle of poverty and violence’, sama ra na sa ligid ng kung gusto nimo undangon ang pagtuyok, buslutan nimo kini,” said Gab, 15 years old, the youngest amongst the participants of Balay Mindanaw’s recently concluded Youth Peace Camp 2015. His statement
by Mark Gabriel “gabgab” S. Manuel “Enriching the youths’ involvement in community peace and resiliency building”. What a wonderful theme for this event! The camp dealt with the youths’ role and involvement in peace, mostly in their very own communities, homes and families. It was just a four day event,