Meara is our new intern focusing on Community Development and PAR Seminar Facilitation. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Biology and is currently working on her Master’s degree in Environment and Natural Resources Management at the University of the Philippines.
The Kapeyapaan Farmers Association (KFA) founding leaders in Barangay Alegre, Bansalan are on their 5th month of training. The participants had their coffee cupping and tasting last 16-17 of June 2021 to wrap up their Coffee Quality training. They also had strategic planning for building their association.
Permanent link to this article: https://waves.ca/2021/06/18/kfa-founding-leaders-experience-basic-coffee-cupping-and-tasting/
Our Inclusive Development partnership with the Obo Manobo tribe, together with Energy Development Corporation (EDC), is on its second month of this year’s training. This month’s objectives are: (a) to listen from the elders of the Manobo Apao Descendants Ancestral Domain of Mt. Apo (MADADMA) on the characteristics and structures of the Obo Manobo indigenous leadership; (b) to identify the impact of Christianity in their culture, especially on leadership; (c) to discuss the three basic ways of post-harvest coffee processing; (d) and, to facilitate a hands-on experience on quality seedling propagation.
Permanent link to this article: https://waves.ca/2021/04/29/obo-manobo-community-describes-indigenous-leadership-characteristics/
Together with the Corporate Social Responsibility Department of Energy Development Corporation (EDC), the PeaceBuilders Community Inc. and Coffee for Peace Inclusive Development (PBCI-CFP IncluDev) Team established a three-year program for the Obo Manobo in Kidapawan City. This year’s goal is to strengthen the coffee farming group in the Manobo Apao Descendants Ancestral Domain of Mt. Apo (MADADMA) community and develop their coffee farm management capacity.
Permanent link to this article: https://waves.ca/2021/03/31/were-strengthening-our-partnership-with-an-indigenous-community-and-an-energy-corporation/
PeaceBuilders Community, Inc. and Coffee for Peace proceed with their service to train farmers in social entrepreneurial skills. With compliance to public health and safety protocols, Kapeyapaan Farmers Association (KFA) in Alegre, Bansalan started their 3rd month of training last 15-16 March 2021, while the KFA in Binaton, Digos City started their 2nd month last 18-19 March 2021.
Permanent link to this article: https://waves.ca/2021/03/26/pbci-and-cfp-carry-on-with-social-entrepreneurial-training-among-farmers/
Two years after the Olimpain family participated in the Coffee Farming and Peace and Reconciliation (PAR) training, the PeaceBuilders Community, Inc. Inclusive Development (PBCI IncluDev) Team revisited their farm to follow-up on the development of their coffee plantation.
Permanent link to this article: https://waves.ca/2021/03/15/true-grit-in-the-eyes-of-a-moro-family/
Hi! My name is Meara and I’m a new intern at PBCI-CFP family. Last Sunday, 07 March 2021, I had the pleasure of meeting a tribal chieftain. As we traveled through the hilly landscapes of Northern Mindanao, Bai Jerlina Owok entertained us with stories from her journey as the Bagobo Tagabawa chieftain in Barangay Binaton, Digos City. She shared the story of how she reclaimed her identity as a Bagobo Tagabawa when she reached the summit of Mount Apo—the highest mountain in the Philippines.
Permanent link to this article: https://waves.ca/2021/03/09/power-peace-and-kinship-indigenous-leaders-share-their-dreams/