Twinkle "Tala" Alngag Bautista

Tala is the Pilipino term for 'star.' She is a proud member of the Kalinga First Nation and celebrates the fact that she belongs to the Indigenous People (IP). She’s a graduate of the University of the Philippines in Diliman, Quezon City with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism. Tala is currently working on her Master of Arts degree in Conflict Transformation at the Eastern Mennonite University—Center for Justice and Peacebuilding, Harrisonburg, Virginia. Tala is the Chief Operating Officer (on leave) at PeaceBuilders Community, Inc. and also Senior Vice President at Coffee for Peace, Inc.

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DOING RELIEF AND THINKING REHABILITATION: THE TYPHOON PABLO SCENARIO

For 72 hours, volunteers packed relief goods working straight with just a few hours of sleep. On 18 December 2500 families in Compostela and New Bataan received their sacrifice of love. Before that, 1150 families of indigenous peoples in Monkayo who were not reached by relief were also given food packs. The volunteers were all …

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PBCI DELIVERS PBSP & MCC RELIEF GOODS TO DIBABAWON TRIBE

It is six days after Typhoon Pablo. All media outlets are showing pictures of devastation morning until night that it is almost numbing. In a small village up in the mountains of Monkayo, Compostela Valley, 950 indigenous families are away from the camera lights. They suffered so much with their houses twisted up and their …

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