Category: PSYCHO-SOCIAL TRANSFORMATION

Stories and ideas about being in harmony and at peace with one's Being.

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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FINDING THE COMMON GROUND IN THE GPH-MILF PEACE TALKS

A VIEW FROM THE STAKEHOLDERS AND GRASSROOTS This is the official statement of the 2nd National Solidarity Conference on Mindanao.    We, the delegates of the 2nd National Solidarity Conference on Mindanao (NSCM II), representing religious leaders, business community, civil society organizations, indigenous peoples, women, youth, internally displaced persons and academe, gathered in Davao City …

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PEACE WITHOUT BORDERS: A PAR COMMUNITY ORGANIZER’S REFLECTION

On August 15-29, 2011, I attended the Northeast Asia Regional Peacebuilding Institute (NARPI) Summer Training held in Seoul City and DMZ, South Korea. There are two other Filipinos from Mindanao, and I was the only youth participant from the Philippines. On week 1, I took the course on A Framework for Restorative Justice. There, I …

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A POSITIVE MOVE TOWARDS PEACE AND RECONCILIATION

PCEC STATEMENT ON THE AQUINO-MURAD MEETING IN JAPAN The Philippine Council of Evangelical Churches (PCEC) — the largest network of Christian denominations, para-church organizations and local churches nationwide — views the meeting of President Benigno Aquino III and Chairman Al Haj Murad Ebrahim with respect and regards it as a positive move towards peace and …

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PAR REGION 10 COMPLETES FIRST LEADERS’ TRAINING

25 key Christian leaders—bishops, pastors, local government executives, business people, and civil society organization executives—participated in the First Part of the Peace and Reconciliation Leadership Development Program for Region 10. It was held last 4-5 August 2010 in Ozamiz City, Province of Misamis Occidental. Region 10 is composed of five (5) provinces in Northern Mindanao—Bukidnon, …

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PCEC JOINS ECUMENICAL CHURCH LEADERS’ PEACE SUMMIT

Senior leaders of the Philippine Council of Evangelical Churches (PCEC) actively participated in the Ecumenical Church Leaders Summit, held last July 19-21, 2011 at the Mary Ridge Spiritual Center in Tagaytay City. The Summit was convened to talk about the role of the Church in the peace process between the Government of the Philippines (GPH) …

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