PBCI SUPPORTS THE 2012 FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT ON THE BANGSAMORO

PeaceBuilders Community gives glory to God for guiding both panels of the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) who brought the peace negotiations at this advanced level of conflict transformation and reconciliation processes. The newly-signed 2012 Framework Agreement on the Bangsamoro is a product of years of sacred efforts by many …

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OUR PAR HEALTH-CARE AND PSYCHO-SOCIAL TEAM IN ILIGAN IS NOW OPERATIONAL

  Seventeen PBCI-trained volunteers coming from the different communities and villages of Iligan City are now actively participating in the Rehabilitation Phase of the comprehensive disaster response to the Sendong Flood of December 2011.  These men and women have been going through PBCI’s Health-Care and Psycho-Social Rehabilitation Training for Community-Based Volunteers since March 2012 in coordination …

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32 BUKIDNON LEADERS COMPLETE PAR TRAINING

  07.JULY.2012. Valencia City.  Thirty-two leaders representing the Council of Evangelical Churches in Bukidnon (CECB), the Valencia City Evangelical Ministers Association, Inc. (VCEMAI), and the Lantapan Inter-Faith Ministerial Association (LIFMA) completed the 3-month Peace and Reconciliation (PAR) Training. The PAR Training was facilitated by PBCI Consulting Team, in partnership with the Peace and Reconciliation Commission …

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PBCI & CFP STAFF SEEK TO BE TRANSFORMED AS ONE FAMILY

The staff of PeaceBuilders Community, Inc. (PBCI) and Coffee for Peace (CFP) gathered together for a psycho-spiritual retreat to explore the principle of metamorphosis in their individual lives and in their corporate life. In that 5th PBCI Annual ReTreat, 23 full-time PBCI staff members and 6 CFP baristas spent three days with each other for …

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CDO CHURCHES COMMIT TO ADVANCE SHALOM WITH GOD’S CREATION

06.MAY.2012. Cagayan de Oro City.  The evangelical churches in CDO gathered together to declare that “Jesus is the Lord of Ecology!” This march around the downtown core was an expression of the unity of the Body of Christ to advance peace with God’s creation.  There were more than five thousand people from various church denominations …

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TRIBAL AND BUSINESS LEADERS INITIATE PEACE AND RECONCILIATION PROCESS

Sungko, Lantapan, Bukidnon, April 9, 2012—The leaders of the Talaandig tribe, the representatives from the Office of the President on Political Affairs and the top executives of Unifrutti Group of Companies joined together to dialogue, tell their stories, share their aspirations and search for healing for their wounded past. Unifrutti Group of Companies (UGC) is …

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WE WERE AT THE REAFFIRMATION OF KINSHIP BETWEEN MORO AND IP IN MINDANAO

March 7-8, 2012. The sound of the jembe drums greets us as we enter the Talaandig Ancestral Territory in Barangay Sungko, Municipality of Lantapan, Bukidnon Province. The long dirt road is lined with flags, each one representing a different tribe of Mindanao in honor of the guests who will arrive today for a historic gathering. …

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PBCI PARTICIPATES IN STRENGTHENING DIAKONIA MINISTRIES IN ASIA

On February 19-29, the Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) conducted the Asia Anabaptist Diakonia Conference in Central Java, Indonesia. The participants came from Vietnam, Philippines, Indonesia (Central Java and Papua), South Korea, India, China, Japan, and Nepal. Peacebuilders Community, Inc. (PBCI), Coffee for Peace, Inc. (CFPI), and the Integrated Mennontie Church (IMC) represented the Philippines. Each …

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KUBLAI MILLAN & UNIVERSITY PAR TEAM LAUNCH COLORING BOOKS

The University Peace and Reconciliation (U-PAR) Team is a select group of university students in Davao City who are committed to advance peace and reconciliation in our land through creative, active non-violent means. They are being trained to be effective and efficient peace-building leaders as their generation face the opportunities and challenges of the 21st century. This …

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FINAL REPORT ON SENDONG RELIEF OPERATIONS SUBMITTED; REHAB PLANS SET

TYPHOON SENDONG (INTERNATIONAL CODE: WASHI) On December 15, 2011 Typhoon Sendong entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility with an estimated sustained winds of 55 kilometers per hour based on the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) weather report. Public Storm Signal Number One was raised in the provinces of Surigao del Norte, Siargao Island, Surigao …

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