Photo: ZABIDA pariticipates in the Philippine Good Governance Summit

Six (6) of ZABIDA’s Youth Leaders and Young Professionals were sent to participate in this year’s Philippine Good Governance Summit organized by the students of the University of the Philippines National College of Public Administration and Governance (UP NCPAG). Around 300 active Youth Leaders from different institutions in the Philippines were convened to learn from […]

NFI meets 12 Barangay Representatives in Basilan for another set of DRRM Logistical Support

Spearheaded by Ms. Deddette Suacito, Nagdilaab Foundation, Inc. Executive Director initiated a formal meeting to plan on the 2nd round of DRRM Logistical Support under the Convenio Project. The meeting was participated by twelve (12) representatives from three identified partner-communities namely; Barangay Lower Bañas, Switch Yakal and Shipyard Tabuk, at NFI Conference Hall, Lazaro Drive, […]

3-Day Community-Based Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (CBDRRM) Training for Non-Government Organizations (NGO)

The Office of Civil Defense Regional Office IX organized a training on Community-Based Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (CBDRRM) especially for Non-Government Organizations that are working closely with Barangays. ZABIDA, having to implement empowerment initiatives on DRRM to its partner-barangays sent more than 5 of its project staff to participate. Regional Director, OCD RO IX […]

Conversation on Local Security gathered members from various sectors

The Zamboanga Peace and Security Forum (ZPSF) a group of civil society organizations working closely with the security sector for issues relating to peace and security in the city and its neighboring island provinces has became a common ground for these two groups. During the April 19 meeting entitled “Conversation on local Security” held in […]

Youth Summer Peace Camp 2018

Roughly 80 young minds coming from the different partnered secondary schools of Peace Advocates Zamboanga (PAZ) underwent training on healing during the annual Youth Summer Peace Camp which runs from April 22-24 at Our Lady of the Pilar Retreat House and Lay Formation Center, at Mercedes, this city with the theme “Sustaining the Journey for […]

Verde Zamboanga, Inc. “Explore Nature for a Cause” with ADZU SACSI

Together with other youth volunteers, members of the academe, security sector and the non-government organization sector participated in the “Explore Nature for a Cause” with the Ateneo de Zamboanga University-Social Awareness and Community Service Involvement (AdZU SACSI) last April 15, 2018. More than 50 participants went inside the Barangay Salaan Cave. They also propagated Bamboo […]

Catering Services Supplies turn-over to Sama Bangingi Women Sector in Simariki

Through the Financing Services Program of ZABIDA, the Sama Bangingi Community in Simariki Island, Talon-Talon received Kitchen and Catering Services Supplies last April 14 of this year. Ms. Jahura Ganih, President of the Auka Ag Usaha Kitabi Association accepted the logistical support together with its tribal leader, Naser Ismula. The said association is composed of […]

Department of Labor and Employment supports Proposal-Writeshop of the CSO

The empowerment of the Civil Society members is part of ZABIDA’s Human Rights Advocacy Campaign Program. Around 10 members from the Business Sector, Indigenous Peoples, Informal Settlers Sector, Workers Informal Sector, Senior Citizen Sector and the Women Sector participated in the 2-day Proposal-Writeshop conducted last April 11 to 12 in the Conference Room, Peace and […]

1st Semester Barangay Assembly in Salaan, Guisao and Lamisahan

Barangay Assemblies are organized as an opportunity for transparency and accountability to the constituents in every Barangay. This is the time in a year that the Barangay Officials provide detailed reports on the achievements and plans of the Local Government Unit. For year 2018, Reach-Out to Others Foundation Inc.’s (ROOF) partner barangays namely, Barangay Guisao, […]

April 2018

To our Catholic brothers and sisters, we hope that you had a solemn Holy Week!