29 Graduating Senior High and College Students are Young Peace Weavers 2018

In their non-stop pursuit to mold peace champions in this city, Peace Advocates Zamboanga (PAZ) and the Interreligious Solidarity for Peace (ISP) conferred the Young Peace Weavers Award to 18 deserving graduating senior high school students and 11 graduating tertiary students for this school year, all of whom have made significant contributions to peace in […]

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 […]

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 […]

Photo Feature: FGD on Climate Change Adaptation

The Convenio Project 2, supported by AECID and Manos Unidas, is now on its 4th year implementation. ZABIDA through its member-organization, Nagdilaab Foundation, Inc. conducted an Impact Assessment – Focus Group Discussion (FDG) on Climate Change Adaptation. The FGD was headed by Jocelyn Zabala, Coordination and Networking Officer. The FGD was participated by the CCA […]

GAD Awareness mainstreaming to Partner-Barangays in Zamboanga City and Basilan

Significant community leaders in the Partner-Barangays of Katilingban Sa Kalambuan Inc. (KKI), Reach-Out to Others Foundation, Inc. (ROOF) in Zamboanga City and Nagdilaab Foundation, Inc. (NFI) in Basilan were brought together last February 1 for ROOF and NFI then on February 2 for KKI to evaluate their knowledge and experience in Gender And Development in […]

Photo Feature: Interreligious Solidarity for Peace (ISP-PAZ) 1st meeting for 2018

1st Interreligious Solidarity for Peace (ISP) monthly meeting for 2018 took place at Garden Orchid Hotel with around 20 attendees from the different religious group.    Present were the 4 Conveners of the ISP namely Fr. Angel Calvo, CMF – Catholic and the Lead Convener of ISP, Professor Ali Yacub, Al-Hj – Muslim Convener, Atty. […]

Mindanao Week of Peace on its 20th Year

“We continue taking shared steps in our journey to peace. We make special mention of this year’s events highlighted by the violence in Marawi and the separate explosions in Maguindanao, Basilan, Sulu and other places in Mindanao. This is also a year that gives place to the search for peaceful alternatives to local conflict such […]