Below are video animations of “Our History: The Marcos Legacy. ISINUKA NA, ISUSUBO PA ULI” shared to us by Susan Quimpo, author of the book “Subersive Lives”. Part 1: Part 2: Part 3:
Alternative lawyers, human rights workers endorse Robredo Ban against anti-democracy candidates sought More than 200 alternative lawyers, legal advocates, paralegals, and human rights defenders from different areas in the country made public their support for vice-presidential candidate and Naga Representative Leni Robredo in the coming May 9 elections. Robredo, a […]
We, alternative lawyers, legal advocates, paralegals, and human rights defenders, express our support for Leni Robredo, and affirm her platform, “Inaangat ang nasa laylayan ng lipunan,” to address critical issues of poverty and inequality, at this crucial juncture for our country. We enjoin voters to choose Leni for her commitment […]
VILLANUEVA, Misamis Oriental—Why is it that despite a growing economy, majority of Filipino daily wage-earners, especially those in communities where banking institutions are absent, are still powerless to uplift their economic status? This is the question often asked by development workers and their answers are as varied and colorful as […]
VILLANUEVA, Misamis Oriental—Nine years since its establishment in Gingoog City, Bangko sa Balay opened another branch in Villanueva, Misamis Oriental to help Misamisnons contribute their share to the economic development of the province, Mindanao, the Philippines and the world. Marina Javier and Jita Getalada, Barangay Health Workers (BHW) of Barangay […]
Kaloy: Election is one of the answers to problems in government, society KALOY Manlupig, the low-profile founder, president and chairman emeritus of Balay Mindanaw, has urged peacemakers, peacebuilders and all peace-loving Filipinos of voting-age to fully exercise their right to suffrage to help “open the doors” to justice, peace and […]
Is this something new? Definitely not. For instance, USA has a long legislative history that dates to the first years of the republic. This advocacy started as early as 1793 when Dr. Benjamin Rush, considered as a Founding Father of USA, being a signatory of the Declaration of Independence, wrote an essay calling for the establishment of a Peace Office with equal footing with the Department of War.
The small development and peacebuilding non-government organization (NGO) Balay Mindanaw Foundation, Inc. (BMFI) is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year by giving due recognition to its partner barangays through the Balay Mindanaw Awards.
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 […]