Tag: PAR Community

SUPPORT AND FIELD OPERATIONS INTENSIFY AS HAGUPIT RAGES

After making landfall in Dolores, Samar on Saturday night, Typhoon Hagupit has hit several more towns in the Samar region. It is expected to move through the central islands before touching the greater Manila area and exiting westward on Wednesday. Although no longer super-typhoon status, affected areas are seeing intense rain, flooding, landslides, and storm …

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PEACE, CONFLICT, AND CULTURE: A REFLECTION ON OUR TRIP TO KALINGA

On November 3rd, 2014, a team from the Peacebuilder’s Davao office set off for the mountainous Kalinga province in Luzon. Once there, we met our PAR community leader in the area, Twinkle, to be our guide for the duration of the field trip. Our express intent was to lead some PAR, coffee, and livelihood workshops; …

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CMU AND THE TALAANDIG TRIBE CHOOSE THE PATH OF CONFLICT TRANSFORMATION

The conflict is about 3,000 hectares of rich, arable land around Mount Kalayo in the Province of Bukidnon. The parties are the Central Mindanao University (CMU) and the Talaandig Tribe. CMU firmly takes the position that they legally own the land based on Torrens Title. The Talaandig Council of Elders insists they own the land …

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OCCIDENTAL MINDORO PAR COMMUNITY IS OFFICIALLY ORGANIZED

The Occidental Mindoro Peace and Reconciliation (PAR) Community is now officially organized. Twenty-three volunteers—pastors, educators, civil society leaders, community leaders—went through four days of training. They were qualified based on their track record as community leaders who are committed to the transformation of our nation. The community elected six members of the leadership core through …

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MAGUINDANAO PARTNERS INVITE PBCI TO EXPLORE PAR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT IN UPI

The Baraguir Family, a member of the traditional leadership in Mindanao, has been our partner since the beginning of PeaceBuilders Community. The family head, Datu Kharis Baraguir, is like a father to PBCI staff. In May 2011, the family established Datu’s Brew — a coffee shop that tells the story of their people; a coffee shop …

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PBCI INTENSIFIES COFFEE FARMERS’ TRAINING IN BUKIDNON

In the interior of the mountains of Bukidnon where banditry is supposed to be rampant, around 180 farmers gathered for coffee training on 10 March 2013. A Higaonon tribal member went to the PBCI office in Davao City, six hours away, to invite us to their place. When we went there, we proved once again …

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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 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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MINISTERS’ LEAGUE OF ZAMBALES INITIATES PAR MOVEMENT IN THEIR PROVINCE

The Ministers’ League of Zambales (MLZ) and the Asian Center for Leadership Education and Development (ACLEAD) invited the Peace and Reconciliation Commission of the Philippine Council of Evangelical Churches (PCEC-PARCom) to conduct a seminar series on Peace Education among their pastors and other sectoral leaders of the Province of Zambales. Ms Susan Granada, National Coordinator …

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