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Balay Mindanaw respond to Surigao earthquake

A 6.7 magnitude earthquake struck the Province of Surigao del Norte, Philippines last February 10, 2017. The calamity killed at least 8 people while leaving hundreds injured. The strong ground shaking damaged thousands of houses and not a few families were left homeless. Many basic social infrastructures like schools, hospitals […]

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Archbishop Ledesma scored Duterte, Davao City officials for “mass murder”

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY—The highest official of the Catholic Church in this part of the Philippines has scored the mayor and presidential front-runner, and other local government officials of Davao City for the 1,424 unsolved extra-judicial killings in that Southern Mindanao city. Archbishop Antonio J. Ledesma, S.J., D.D., said in […]

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Martial Law in Animation

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:  

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Alternative lawyers, human rights workers endorse Robredo, Ban against anti-democracy candidates sought

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 […]

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Laban Namin ang Laban ni Leni [Statement]

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 […]

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BBFI empowers people to help in nation-building through savings

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 […]

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Bangko sa Balay Opens Villanueva Branch

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 […]

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