ZABIDA celebrates International Women’s Day

Through the years of ZABIDA working with its communities, the Women from different sectors have shown their dedication and participation towards peace and development. On March 9, 2017, a workshop on the “Role of Women in Peace-Building and Security Reform” took place and brought together about 250 participants. This was composed of 95% women and […]

ZABIDA observes 10 years of empowering communities for Human Security

It has been a decade since 2007, that ZABIDA has been embodying its goal to provide inter-partner program service interventions in collaboration with stakeholders to increase human security for the marginalized sectors in Zamboanga City and Basilan. To make it more meaningful, ZABIDA gathered about 360 representives of partners and project benefciaries in their 7th […]

ROOF Impact Assessment on Barangay Performance

With its continuous efforts in collaborative and participative governance, ROOF conducted an Impact Assessment on Barangay Performance following the DILG Impact Assessment tool last March 21 to March 22 of this year at LM Hotel, Tetuan, Zamboanga City. A total of 201 barangay officials and sector leaders participated coming from 19 partner-barangays. “The main purpose […]

ZABIDA On Climate Change: Simariki Participatory Coastal Resource

With the observable weather changes and frequent natural disasters happening in the country and, Zamboanga City having its coastal barangays, ZABIDA is taking its initiative to proactively conduct environmental programs. One of which is a Participatory Coastal Resource Activity in Simariki. Simariki is an Island that is part of Barangay Talon – Talon. It is […]

PAZ CAPeahan Session conducted with Partner Barangays to Connect and Strengthen Relationship

The journey of Peace Advocates Zamboanga Foundation, Inc. (PAZ) with its 34 partner barangays  continuously flourishing and bearing fruits. As February ended, a Creating And Promoting Peace through Partnership and Networking (CAPeahan)  Partners Orientation and Dialogue wasconducted to further strengthen the relationship between the sectoral group and the Barangay Council. During said activity, the importance […]

Bottom-Up Budgeting (BUB) Community Monitoring

ZABIDA strongly supports the movement towards good governance in providing human security. Its evident involvement in the Bottom-Up Budgetting (BUB) National Government Strategy, ZABIDA, through the Executive Director, Ms. Esperancita E. Hupida, also the Co-Chairperson and CSO Signatory of BUB-Zamboanga City, progressed for year 2015 – 2016. The BUB Strategy encourages participatory governance with the […]

PAZ, ISP Names 15 Young Peaceweaver Awardees This Year

In their continuous search for young peace advocates in the city, Peace Advocates Zamboanga (PAZ) and Interreligious Solidarity for Peace (ISP) had chosen 15 graduating college students to be this year’s recipients of the Young Peace Weaver Award. The 15 awardees of the prestigious Award will be added to the roster of Young Peace Weaver […]

Raising concerns: ZABIDA participates in City Dev’t Meeting

ZABIDA Executive Director and BUB Co-Chairperson Ms. Esperancita Hupida raised her concern on whether the City is still allotting enough funds for Poverty Reduction initiatives and projects for the year of 2017. ZABIDA as part of its good governance program, gets involved in the Bottom-Up Budgeting strategy of the National Government for government transparency, accountability […]

MYDev – ZABIDA Program concludes 3 years of program implementation

Mindanao Youth for Development (MYDev) Program is a development project of Education Development Center Inc. (EDC) funded by United States Agency for International Development (USAID), which ZABIDA is the local NGO implementer in Zamboanga City. MYDev works with the LGUs in partnership with DepED and TESDA, other key government agencies such as DTI, DOLE, DILG, […]

Katilingban Home Owners’ Association Day Care Center holds 15th Foundation Day

In continually empowering the community, former students, parents, teachers and KHOA community leaders joined current students and their parents in a meaningful 15th Foundation Day celebration of the Katilingban Home Owners’ Association (KHOA). The event showcased the talents of the students and its teachers. It also showcased the creative minds of the students as their […]