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CFSI provides orientation for WMSU volunteers

CFSI provides orientation for WMSU volunteers

In Zamboanga City, CFSI provided orientation for volunteers from its partner, Western Mindanao State University (WMSU). Some of the volunteers were social workers, but most were students of social work and community development who are currently undertaking field instruction.

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CFSI and BDA sign Sajahatra Programme Partnership Agreement

CFSI and BDA sign Sajahatra Programme Partnership Agreement

Community and Family Services International (CFSI) signed the First Programme Partnership Agreement (PPA #1) for Operational Support for the Sajahatra Project Management Team of the Bangsamoro Development Agency (BDA) – the development arm of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) …

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CFSI assists Zamboanga IDPs

CFSI assists Zamboanga IDPs

The ongoing conflict between the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) and the Armed Forces of the Philippines in Zamboanga City, Mindanao, in the southern Philippines has resulted in the displacement of more than 100,000 people, many of whom have taken …

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CFSI launches child rights greeting cards

CFSI launches child rights greeting cards

CFSI has launched a series of special “Child Rights” greeting cards designed by children from one of the most impoverished areas of inner-city Metro Manila.

The cards – themed “The Rights of Every Child (Ang Karapatan Bawat Bata)” – were …

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Video of CFSI’s Basic Education Project

Video of CFSI’s Basic Education Project

CFSI, in collaboration with Stichting BRAC International and the Philippine Government’s Department of Education, has been implementing the Basic Education Project in 15 conflict-affected municipalities in Maguindanao and Lanao del Sur provinces in Mindanao since April 2012.

The project is …

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World Humanitarian Day 2013

World Humanitarian Day 2013

Via UN.org

World Humanitarian Day is a time to recognize those who face danger and adversity in order to help others. The day was designated by the General Assembly to coincide with the anniversary of the 2003 bombing of the …

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Empowering youth through art

Empowering youth through art

The issues and challenges facing children and youth in one of Manila’s poorest areas have been captured in colorful photo-stories as part of a unique community-led project undertaken by CFSI’s Park Avenue Initiative (PAI).

The project targeted eight barangays in …

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Subscribe to CFSI’s monthly newsletter!

Community and Family Services International has relaunched it monthly "NewsBrief" e-newsletter, providing information on the latest CFSI activities, events and programme highlights. If you'd like to subscribe, drop us a line at info@cfsi.ph

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CFSI marks World Refugee Day with art exhibit

CFSI marks World Refugee Day with art exhibit

CFSI, in collaboration with UNHCR and the Philippine Department of Justice, commemorated World Refugee Day on June 20 with the launch of a special art exhibit at Shangri-La Plaza in Mandaluyong City, Manila. The exhibit, entitled "Through Our Eyes: The Refugee Experience", featured works of art by refugees in the Philippines, including those from Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Viet Nam and Eritrea.

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