Mangrove tree planting, banca turnover set in Simariki »

Mangrove tree planting, banca turnover set in Simariki

ZAMBOANGA CITY/19 August 2016 by Sheila Covarrubias—Government  agencies and non-government organizations formed a climate change adaptation alliance and spearheaded the Simariki Community Mangrove Planting and banca turnover, today at Simariki Island in barangay Talon-talon.   The activity kicked off with the symbolic turnover of 49 banca units to 50 beneficiaries followed by the community mangrove […]

West Metro offers medical program for 4Ps beneficiaries in Zambo village »

West Metro offers medical program for 4Ps beneficiaries in Zambo village

ZAMBOANGA CITY/22 July 2016 by Yen Blanco-Delgado—Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) members living in Tetuan, this city, can soon avail of a special hospital confinement program of West Metro Medical Center called West Metro Cares. Said program is to provide quality health care to members of vulnerable groups in Tetuan and is available to adults, […]

PYAP Youth Conducts Parade, Elects Officers »

PYAP Youth Conducts Parade, Elects Officers

ZAMBOANGA CITY/16 May 2015  by Kimberly Yusay – The Pag-asa Youth Association of the Philippines (PYAP) Youth coming from 19 villages of this city held a parade followed by a program for the induction of officers held at Culianan Covered Court, Culianan Zamboanga City. The villages that participated in this event are the following: Boalan, […]

Balik Barangay Program initiated for (Maimbung) Sulu village »

Balik Barangay Program initiated for (Maimbung) Sulu village

ZAMBOANGA CITY/23 Febuary 2014 by April Rose Canete, Althea Sanson and Vernon Kenny Jimera– As part of the efforts for peace in Sulu, the Balik Barangay and rehabilitation in Maimbung has been initiated by Lunggang Baranggay Chairwoman Mariam Indal  to encourage internally displaced persons (IDP) to return to their homes in Lunggang, which was part […]

How a basketball court changed Talipao villagers’ lives »

How a basketball court changed Talipao villagers’ lives

To more than seven thousand villagers in the conflict-affected area of Lumapid in Talipao, Sulu, having a basketball court is a real big thing.  The village has for many years been the traversing site of lawless armed groups, the bigger and more regular among which was later on identified as the Abu Sayyaf Groups led […]

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