WE FORMALIZED OUR PARTNERSHIP WITH THE TALAANDIG TRIBE

PeaceBuilders Community and Coffee for Peace has been working with the Talaandig First Nation for the past three years in the areas of peace-building, fair trade, and cross-cultural understanding. Last Sunday, February 12, 2012, we celebrated this partnership and formalized it through a ritual offered to the Creator — known to Hebrew writers as YHWH, …

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WE’RE DONE WITH WASHI RELIEF OPERATIONS; HERE’S OUR FINAL REPORT

TYPHOON SENDONG (INTERNATIONAL CODE: WASHI) On December 15, 2011 Typhoon Sendong entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility with an estimated sustained winds of 55 kilometers per hour based on the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) weather report. Public Storm Signal Number One was raised in the provinces of Surigao del Norte, Siargao …

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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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OUR GLOBAL PEACE COMMUNITY

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