Category: PEACE WITH THE CREATION

Economic-Ecological Transformation

EXPERIENCE HISTORY, ART, & PEACE AT “DATU’S BREW”

  We thank the Hon. Datu Kharis Baraguir and his family for inviting us at the Grand Opening of Datu’s Brew, the first Bangsamoro-conceptualized fair trade coffee shop in the Philippines. Joji and I are a native Tagalog couple. Through the Baraguir Family, we have learned to love, respect, and appreciate the history and culture …

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Permanent link to this article: https://waves.ca/2011/05/10/experienced-history-art-peace-at-datus-brew/

B’LAAN FIRST NATION SHIPS FIRST BATCH OF COFFEE EXPORT TO CANADA

  We sent the first batch of our B’laan coffee beans export to Level Ground Trading in Vancouver Island, Canada. The Coffee for Peace (CFP) management team–Kriz Cruzado, Keith Grubaugh, and I, with the help of the whole CFP staff and the PeaceBuilders Community–made this possible. Pastor Fred Fredeluces, our Arabica coffee production guru, has …

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MENNONITES LEARNS ABOUT COMMUNITY IMPACT OF PAR IN NUEVA ECIJA

Reported by REGINA MONDEZ, Development Communication Specialist, PeaceBuilders Community On December 2009, Peacebuilders Community, Inc. (PBCI) and Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) started a project on Disaster Risk Management. After a year, we have already trained one PAR community, consisting of 30 members, in the Province of Nueva Ecija. They were trained for one year in …

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Permanent link to this article: https://waves.ca/2011/02/25/pbci-assesses-community-impact-of-par-ne/

MENNONITE PEACEBUILDERS IMMERSE IN KALINGA’S STORIES AND CULTURE

A report by MS REGINA MONDEZ, Development Communication Specialist, PeaceBuilders Community   On the third week of January 2011, PBCI team had an extraordinary experience in the Province of Kalinga. From Tabuk City, we had a three-hour roller coaster ride on a jeepney loaded with pigs, chickens, and rice. After the ride, we hiked a …

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Permanent link to this article: https://waves.ca/2011/01/30/pbci-immerses-in-kalingas-stories-and-culture/

PHILIPPINE MILITARY INSTITUTIONALIZES HUMAN RIGHTS IN ITS SYSTEM

There seems to be a transformation happening in the AFP. I say this while fighting my own skepticism and as I determine to be volitionally hopeful. I have no filing system in my heart and mind about these two categories — “Human Rights” and “AFP”. My past experiences with them (many were traumatic) during the …

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Permanent link to this article: https://waves.ca/2010/12/18/afp-institutionalizes-human-rights-in-its-system/

GLOBAL HUNGER AND WORLD PEACE ARE DIRECTLY LINKED

Global hunger and world peace are directly linked. This is the main idea communicated by Muhammad Yunus, the founder and chairman of Grameen Foundation, when he accepted the Norwegian Nobel Prize last Sunday, November 28, 2010: By giving us this prize, the Norwegian Nobel Committee has given important support to the proposition that peace is …

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Permanent link to this article: https://waves.ca/2010/11/28/global-hunger-and-world-peace/

COTABATO CHRISTIAN LEADERS EMBRACE PAR MINISTRY

Reported by MS REGINA MONDEZ, Development Communication Specialist, PeaceBuilders Community On November 8, 2010, PeaceBuilders Community Inc (PBCI) Field Operations Team traveled to Cotabato City to explore the possibility of organizing a Peace and Reconciliation (PAR) Community in this area. The team met with 15 participants from various Churches and Christian organizations to discuss and …

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Permanent link to this article: https://waves.ca/2010/11/10/1142/

OUR GLOBAL PEACE COMMUNITY

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