“Stakeholders’ Consultative Meeting for Disaster Preparedness”

ZABIDA, with the consortium of four (4) NGOs; namely Peace Advocates Zamboanga, Katilingban sa Kalambuan, Inc. Reach Out to others Foundation, Inc. based in Zamboanga, and the Nagdilaab Foundation, Inc. in Basilan, engaged in different initiatives for Peace, Development, Democratic Governance, Disaster and Risk Reduction Management. The organization conducted a “Stakeholders’ Consultative Meeting for Disaster […]

Culianan OSYs Hold Vegetable Garden Field Day

The Mindanao Youth for Development (MYDEV) learners of Barangay Culianan, Zamboanga City who are taking up a horticulture course under the supervision of MYDev-ZABIDA Technical Skills Coordinator Joshua B. Pierra, held their vegetable garden field day last Friday, September 19 with guests gracing the occasion, which was also hosted by the Dominican Sisters’ Farm located […]

ZABIDA Unveils New Psycho-Social Healing Project for Wounded City

A new systematic initiative to heal the potentially socially-explosive psycho-social wounds from the year-ago Moro rebels’ siege of Zamboanga has been launched in the city. At the monthly meeting of the Interreligious Solidarity for Peace (ISP) last Saturday, September 20, Zamboanga-Basilan Integrated Development Alliance, Inc. (ZABIDA) unveiled its “Re-Unidos: Social Cohesion for Peace Project” before […]

30 Farmers of La Paz enhanced their skills on Natural Farming

Thirty (30) farmers of Barangay La Paz underwent a training on Natural Farming Technology or organic farming and vermi-composting on September 12 at Bunguiao Eco-Farm Park, this city. The objective of the said training was to enhance the skills of the farmers in Natural Farming by producing their own organic fertilizer. The participants had an […]

The BBL on the Mountaintop

Mindanao’s long and bloody journey to peace reached yet another important milestone when on September 10 President Aquino ceremoniously submitted the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) to Congress. He had certified it as a priority measure, and leaders of the House and Senate vowed to pass it into law in quickest time, so that by 2016 […]