WE’RE DONE WITH OUR FIRST WAVE OF RELIEF, MEDICAL, AND TRAUMA INTERVENTION

Our network served 500 families, treated 203 medical patients, and gave trauma intervention to 150 children. Thank you very much, our Canadian and American partners, for your financial support and prayers. We praise God for your prompt response! Last December 21-22, 2011, Kriz Cruzado (Director of Field Operations), Bennette Tenecio(Director of Support Operations), and Mei Solocasa (Mindanao PeaceBuilding Coordinator) led …

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PLEASE HELP TYPHOON WASHI VICTIMS IN MINDANAO

On December 16, 2011 at around 6:00 in the afternoon, Typhoon Washi was felt in Cagayan de Oro, Iligan City, and some parts of Bukidnon. At 2:00 AM the following day, the water levels in all rivers connecting Bukidnon, Cagayan and Iligan have risen up to unusually high level. A flashflood came and swept almost …

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MENNONITE CHURCH CANADA EXECUTIVE VISITS BANGSAMORO COMMUNITY

Tim Froese (Executivel Secretary, Christian Witness, Mennonite Church Canada) visited the Philippines during the time when some politicians and a few media personalities from Manila were shouting for an all-out-war against the Bangsamoro, the Muslims in Mindanao. The socio-political atmosphere was so tense. In Tuesday, October 18, 2011 an armed skirmish between some elements of …

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WE’VE FACILITATED BASIC TRAINING OF PAR COMMISSION OFFICERS IN REGION 10

Bishop Efraim Tendero, National Director of the Philippine Council of Evangelical Churches (PCEC), and Bishop Genesis Udang of PCEC PAR Commission in Mindanao officially installed 18 key leaders from Region 10 who successfully completed the three-month Peace and Reconciliation (PAR) Seminar Series. These monthly seminar sessions were held in three different cities: ::  August 04-05, 2011 …

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WE SIGNED A MEMO OF UNDERSTANDING WITH UNIFRUTTI GROUP AND HINELEBAN FOUNDATION

In joyful response to God’s initiative and provision, PeaceBuilders Community Inc. (PBCI) and Coffee For Peace (CFP) have agreed to work together in a joint ministry with the Unifrutti Group of Companies (UGC), along with their foundations — Unifrutti Foundation Inc. and Hineleban Foundation Inc. (HFI)– to advance Peace and Reconciliation (PAR) initiatives in the Province of Bukidnon. …

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WE COMMISSIONED PBCI PAR CONSULTANTS TO BUKIDNON PROVINCE

PeaceBuilders Community, Inc. commissioned four of our staff members to be the training consultants of the Peace and Reconciliation (PAR) Community Organizing and Fair Trade Coffee Farming in Bukidnon Province. Joji and I, along with my mentor, Dr. Miriam Adeney (Professor of World Christian Studies, Seattle Pacific University), led in prayers and biblical reflections during …

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WE REMAIN POSITIVE ABOUT GPH-MILF PEACE NEGOTIATIONS

The PeaceBuilders Community, Inc. (PBCI)—a fellowship of Conflict Transformation specialists who are dreaming and working for a just, radical, and active non-violent transformation of our land—is confident that the peace negotiations between the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) will continue towards the path of peace and reconciliation between …

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OUR GLOBAL PEACE COMMUNITY

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