“SERVING OTHERS IS SUCH A FULFILLMENT!”: A VOLUNTEER’S STORY

Typhoon Sendong prompted PBCI to declare a Red Code Status (highest state of alertness; real and immediate danger).  We were trying to make busy schedules, scarce resources, overburdened organizations, and equally urgent matters to work together. It was a difficult task of harmonizing everything together to serve the thousands of Sendong survivors. In the midst of …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://peacebuilderscommunity.org/2012/01/touched-to-serve-a-volunteers-story/

PBCI LEARNS FROM SENDONG SURVIVORS’ EXPERIENCES

One of the areas that PBCI served was in Area 5, Barangay Consolacion, Isla de Oro, Cagayan de Oro City. In partnership with Kagay-an Evangelical Disaster Response Network (KEDRN) and the PAR Community Region 10, this area was specified as the recipient of PBCI Relief Operation. The people there shared their experiences during the typhoon, …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://peacebuilderscommunity.org/2012/01/the-sendong-survivors/

2ND WAVE FIELD OPERATIONS NOW ON; 1500 MOST NEEDY FAMILIES WHO SURVIVED SENDONG IDENTIFIED

02. January. 2012 — Mei Solocasa (Mindanao PeaceBuilding Coordinator, PBCI)) took a plane from Davao City to Cagayan de Oro City. She was sent to lead an advanced team to identify 1,500 families among the Sendong survivors who live in less reached communities. Her report: There are 800 households that were identified who need kitchen …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://peacebuilderscommunity.org/2012/01/1500-most-needy-families-who-survived-sendong-identified-second-wave-field-ops-now-on/

OUR NETWORK SERVED 500 FAMILIES, TREATED 203 MEDICAL PATIENTS, GAVE TRAUMA INTERVENTION TO 150 CHILDREN

WE THANK ALL OUR PARTNERS AND DONORS FOR MAKING THIS INITIAL OPERATION A SUCCESS! Last December 21-22, 2011, Kriz Cruzado (Director of Field Operations), Bennette Tenecio (Director of Support Operations), and Mei Solocasa (Mindanao PeaceBuilding Coordinator) led a team of relief, medical, and trauma intervention volunteers from our partner organizations — Mindanao Peoples Caucus, VSO …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://peacebuilderscommunity.org/2011/12/pbci-network-served-500-families-treated-203-medical-patients-and-provided-trauma-intervention-to-150-children-2/

PBCI DIRECTOR OF FIELD OPERATIONS CALLS FOR MORE HELP

WE THANK ALL OUR PARTNERS AND DONORS FOR MAKING THIS INITIAL OPERATION IN DECEMBER 21-22 A SUCCESS!   Kriz Cruzado (Director of Field Operations, PeaceBuilders Community) led a team of relief, medical, and trauma intervention volunteers from our partners — Mindanao Peoples Caucus, VSO Bahaginan, University Peace and Reconciliationi, Davao Bible Community Church, Mindanao Peacebuilding Institute, Coffee For Peace, Hineleban Foundation – Save the …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://peacebuilderscommunity.org/2011/12/pbci-director-of-field-operations-calls-for-more-help/

LET US HELP THE SURVIVORS OF TYPHOON SENDONG (WASHI)

Our City was hit by a strong typhoon last Friday, Dec 16. It was the most destructive and tragic calamity in the history of our city. As of today there were already 346 dead, hundreds are still missing and more than 20,000 homeless temporarily sheltered in Public Schools and Village Centers. — Rev. Alex Eduave …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://peacebuilderscommunity.org/2011/12/let-us-help-the-survivors-of-typhoon-sendong-washi/

PBCI CONDUCTS MEDICAL OUTREACH IN MAGUINDANAO

Video documentation by Daniel Byron Pantoja     28 November 2011—Maguindanao. Peacebuilders Community, Inc. conducted a Medical Outreach in Brgy. Bagoinged, Municipality of Pagalungan, Province of Maguindanao. The medical outreach was held in Bagoinged Elementary School, where the School Principal and the Barangay Captain warmly welcomed the team. PBCI Healthcare Specialist, Mei Solocasa, led the …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://peacebuilderscommunity.org/2011/11/pbci-conducts-medical-outreach-in-maguindanao/

PBCI DEPLOYS BUKIDNON PAR TEAM ORGANIZERS

19.November.2011 — Peacebuilders Community, Inc. (PBCI) deployed two teams of Peace and Reconciliation (PAR) Team Organizers in the province of Bukidnon. For one year, each team will organize and train volunteer pastors and church leaders who will be willing to undergo the series of PAR training in their respective areas. The organized teams will be …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://peacebuilderscommunity.org/2011/11/pbci-deploys-bukidnon-team-organizaer/

PBCI SUPPORTS GPH-NDFP PEACE TALKS

7-9 November 2011—Midsayap, North Cotabato. PeaceBuilders Community, Inc. (PBCI) staff participated at the Ecumenical Peacebuilding Training conducted by the Philippine Ecumenical Peace Platform (PEPP). The Peacebuilding training aimed to analyze the root causes of conflict between the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP), as well as to …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://peacebuilderscommunity.org/2011/11/pbci-supports-gph-ndfp-peace-talks/

AN ALL OUT WAR WITH THE MILF IS NOT THE ANSWER

PCEC STATEMENT ON THE OCTOBER 2011 BASILAN CRISIS We grieve and condole from the depth of our hearts with the families and friends of those who were killed from all sides in Sitio Bakisung, Barangay Cambug, Municipality of Al Barka in Basilan last Tuesday, October 18, 2011.  In a battle that went from 5:30 AM …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://peacebuilderscommunity.org/2011/10/an-all-out-war-with-the-milf-is-not-the-answer/