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Pasay City Children and Youth Launch Art Exhibit

Pasay City Children and Youth Launch Art Exhibit

On 25 June 2012, approximately 70 children and youth from five barangays (villages) in Park Avenue, Pasay City launched an exhibit of their artwork at the Pasay City Hall in Metro Manila, Philippines. This was the culminating event after ten …

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ProbeTV Features CFSI

ProbeTV Features CFSI

ProbeTV produced these two videos that feature CFSI in Mindanao, Philippines. Each video clip is in Tagalog, lasts about three minutes long, and draws attention to the plight of communities displaced by armed conflict.

In “Voices of Courage”, Deputy Director …

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CFSI and BRAC Partner for Education in Mindanao

CFSI and BRAC Partner for Education in Mindanao

In late April this year, CFSI and BRAC signed a Memorandum of Agreement for a three-year cooperation in the conflict-affected areas of Mindanao, Philippines. Called the Basic Education Project (BEP), this joint initiative aims to bring quality basic education for …

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Partnership for Peace Expanded

Partnership for Peace Expanded

Via Inquirer.Net
The Bangsamoro Development Agency (BDA) and two civil society organizations have come together under the Mindanao Trust Fund-Reconstruction and Development Program (MTF-RDP) to offer assistance in conflict-ridden areas of Mindanao.

The World Bank, which administers the MTF-RDP, said …

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Myanmar: Rozeya’s Passion for Learning

Myanmar: Rozeya’s Passion for Learning

By Kitty McKinsey. Via UNHCR.
With her quiet voice and demure manner, 21-year-old Rozeya is not an obvious pioneer. But over a large swathe of Myanmar’s northern Rakhine state, this young Muslim woman’s steely determination to overcome obstacles is convincing …

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