ZABIDA: Stronger partnership in Human Security Program

ZABIDA stands to its commitment to work on the Human Security of disadvantaged sectors through partnerships with all stakeholders; from the sector groups, the Local Government Units, the National Government entities, the Civil Society up to the global community. Last February 15, 2019, a mark of friendship and partnership was celebrated through the official closure […]

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.  […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Photo-Feature: Right to Play Facilatators’ Trainers Training

“One of the rights of children is Right to Play” as stated in the principles of UNCRC. Last March 26-27, 2018, KKI conducted a Trainer’s Training for Play Facilitators that are Day Care workers and teachers, Community Leaders, Children & Youth and Boses ng Kabataan. The TOT’s objectives were; 1. Understand the concept of children’s […]

GAD Storytelling and Writeshop

In connection to the celebration of the International Women’s Month, ZABIDA conducted a Story–Telling and Writeshop for Healing and Advocacy last March 9- 11, 2018 at the Social Action Center ( Euntes). More than 15 women leaders identified from the ZABIDA – GAD Partner Barangays and Line-Agencies such as the Philippine National Police, Office of […]

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 […]