Kinaiyahan Housing New Community Leaders and Developments

The Kinaiyahan Housing is the 4th Housing Community of Katilingban Sa Kalambuan Inc. (KKI), a ZABIDA member-organization. It is also the Housing Project under the 2nd Convenio Project supported by the Spanish Cooperation for International Development Agency (AECID) and Manos Unidas. Last December of 2017, 80 household beneficiaries received the keys to their respective units.  […]

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, […]

Enhancing GAD Mainstreaming in Zamboanga and Basilan Communities

In its continuous program support on Participatory Governance, ZABIDA, through its member-organizations in Zamboanga City, Reach-Out ot Others Foundation, Katilingban Sa Kalambuan Inc. and Nagdilaab Foundation, Inc. in Basilan, conducted an Enhancing GAD Mainstreaming session. For Zamboanga City, around 80 Barangay leaders and members of the Sector Groups were gathered from March 21 to March […]

Manos Unidas General Programs Manager visits Zamboanga City and Basilan

Isabel Vogel, the General Programs Manager of Manos Unidas, visited a couple of ZABIDA’s partner-barangays both in Zamboanga City and in Basilan. She, together with Manos Unidas Convenio-Philippines Coordinator, Miguel Carballo and Manos Unidas Country Coordinator to the Philippines, Jessica Del Olmo, visited Barangay Bunguiao, Barangay La Paz, Barangay Ayala, Barangay Upper Calarian, Simariki Island […]

Barangay Sta. Maria receives 6 Sewing Machine Units

As part of Katilingban Sa Kalambuan, Inc.’s (KKI) program support in Participatory Governance, they turned-over six (6) Singer Sewing Machines to the Sectoral Group of Barangay Sta. Maria. Their logistical support is entitled “SWIFPLY GARMENT” (SWIFPLY stands for Senior citizen, Women, Indigenous people, Farmer, PWD, LGBTQ and Youth Garment).   The turn-over took place at […]

Assembly of the Federation of Civil Society Organizations in Zamboanga City

CSO Federation for Poverty Reduction gathers to map out its future plans last February19, 2018 in Grand Astoria Hotel, Zamboanga City The Federation of Zamboanga City Civil Society Organizations, Inc. (FZCCSOI) was organized and legitimized in 2017 and recognized by city government be the Working CSO group in monitoring the Implemented and unimplemented BUB Projects […]

Celebrating Harmony Week

As a response to the invitation of the World Interfaith Harmony Week Celebration, the Interrelgious Solidarity for Peace (ISP) and Peace Advocates Zamboanga (PAZ) in partnership with the City Government of Zamboanga, a Harmony Forum was organized. Given the multicultural nature of the City, the Harmony Forum aimed to broaden and deepen the meaning of […]

GAD/DRRM Logistical Support for Barangay Pasonanca

Another successful story of Logistical Support turn-over ZABIDA-KKI held at Pasonanca Barangay Hall, today February 15, 2018 for both Gender and Development and Sectoral plan implementation and Disaster Risk Reduction and Management. The said activity was attended by the sectoral representatives of the Barangay from the Women, Senior Citizen and Urban Poor sectors. Also present […]

Photo Feature: Celebration of World Water Day meeting in Basilan

The Basilan Civil Society Organization-Climate Change Adaptation Alliance (CCA) with Nagdilaab Foundation, Inc. had meeting on February 22, 2018 at NFI Conference Hall, Isabela City, Basilan. Nineteen (19) participants representing fourteen (14) organizations as member of the Gandang Gaddung (Green Beauty) Basilan. The Alliance discussed the following agenda; CSO-CCA Launching Planning, Details on Advocacy Materials […]

PAZ opens Young Peace Weaver Awards to Senior High School

Almost two (2) decades now since Peace Advocates Zamboanga Foundation, Inc. initiated the Young Peace Weaver Awards. The award is granted to graduating students of both the Secondary and Tertiary Level who are actively involved and are contributing to Socio-Civic activities addressing Peace, Leadership and Service. It serves as a recognition of their valuable contribution […]