Tag: PAR

PAR VALUES WORK IN OUR INCLUSIVE DEVELOPMENT AND SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURIAL TASKS

Our Inclusive Development and Social Entrepreneurial endeavors are framed in Peace and Reconciliation (PAR) Principles. PAR is the heart of all our field activities and the energizer behind the enthusiasm of our employees and volunteers. PAR is the set of values that brings cohesion and sustainability among the community leaders, farming partners, and organizations with whom we’re working. PAR is the motivating factor behind the awards and recognition we’ve been receiving as PBCI-CFP Tribe.

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WE EMBRACE THE LARGER REALITIES IMAGINED BY A NEW PAR COMMISSION

It’s 2016! PeaceBuilders Community, Inc. (PBCI) looks forward to this New Year with renewed energies of “love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control” (Gal. 5:22-23). These characteristics have been our corporate prayers since we said goodbye to 2015. PBCI is also inspired by a new national Peace and Reconciliation (PAR) movement. Last 22-26 …

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QUEENIE LIWAT CAMPAIGNS FOR PEACE IN NORTH COTABATO

Queenilyn Liwat grew up listening for gunfire. In her hometown of Banisilan, North Cotabato, she and her friends learned from an early age how to survive in a warzone. “Whenever there are gunshots, even if we are afraid, we have to be brave and alert, or else we will die like the others. There’s only …

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PBCI FINALIZES PAR-DRN ORGANIZING IN EASTERN SAMAR

This month we mark the completion of a nearly two year PeaceBuilders Community Inc. operation designed to enhance the disaster response capabilities of the Church in the Visayan Islands of the central Philippines. From small beginnings, this program really took off thanks to the enthusiastic participation of the Visayan pastors and the financial backing of …

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OPERATIONS CHANGE TONE AS STORM RECEDES

Typhoon Hagupit has all but left the country into the South China Sea, as of Tuesday, December 9th. The storm hit Manila, but by that time had slowed to winds of less than 100 Km/h and rains had receded from their torrential caliber. Downgraded again from a tropical storm to a tropical “depression”, the destruction …

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AS HAGUPIT APPROACHES MANILA, THE VISAYAS PICK UP THE PIECES

On Monday, 08 December 2014, Typhoon Hagupit was downgraded to a tropical storm but remained formidable and perilous as it approached the densely populated region in and around the Philippine capital of Manila. The Philippine Red Cross reported that 21 people had been killed in the eastern Visayan island of Samar where Hagupit first made …

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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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PBCI CONSULTANT KRIZ CRUZADO GUIDES PAR ORGANIZERS AS HAGUPIT MADE LANDFALL

Typhoon “Ruby Hagupit” has been maintaining its course towards the Philippines, and has now made landfall in Dolores, Leyte at 2115PHT Saturday. Hagupit has maximum sustained winds of 175 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 210 kph; it is forecast to move west at 16 kph. An estimated one million people have …

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OUR COMMUNITY DECLARES ‘RED ALERT’ AS HAGUPIT LASHES AT EASTERN VISAYAS

Introducing “Ruby Hagupit” Typhoon Ruby, now internationally known as Typhoon Hagupit (Tagalog, “lash”), is expected to make landfall on Saturday evening. Forecasts and trajectory reports indicate confusion and disagreements between different weather agencies. European predictions suggest a direct hit on the country, starting in Leyte or Eastern Samar and making its way northwesterly through the …

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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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PBCI PARTICIPATES IN THE 30TH PCEC NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

The PeaceBuilders Community Inc. (PBCI) participated in the 30th Biennial Assembly of the Philippine Council of Evangelical Churches (PCEC) last 02-05 July 2013, held at Clark, Pampanga. The specific role of PBCI in this national assembly of evangelical churches was to provide a two-and-a-half hour seminar on Peace and Reconciliation (PAR). Dann Pantoja, Joji Pantoja, …

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PBCI WELCOMES PAR INITIATIVE BY CHRISTIAN LEADERS IN OCCIDENTAL MINDORO

Twenty-eight Christian leaders in Occidental Mindoro have finished the 6-hour orientation seminar on Peace and Reconciliation (PAR) Community Organizing. They are pastors, educators, business people, and civil society leaders. It started two years ago when Dr. John Tayoto, President of the Asian Center for Leadership Education and Development (ACLEAD) invited PeaceBuilders Community, Inc. (PBCI) to …

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OUR GLOBAL PEACE COMMUNITY

We are sent by Mennonite Church Canada Witness in partnership with our international community.