Under the Gun: School for tribal children in Surigao bears brunt of militarization

A non-formal school in Surigao del Sur has shown how education serves as a tool to unite and develop Lumad communities. Now, amid the evacuation by Manobo villages triggered by the presence of soldiers, the school is being targeted by the military, claiming that it is an “NPA school.” Continue reading “Under the Gun: School for tribal children in Surigao bears brunt of militarization”

Under the Gun: School for tribal children in Surigao bears brunt of militarization

A non-formal school in Surigao del Sur has shown how education serves as a tool to unite and develop Lumad communities. Now, amid the evacuation by Manobo villages triggered by the presence of soldiers, the school is being targeted by the military, claiming that it is an “NPA school.” Continue reading “Under the Gun: School for tribal children in Surigao bears brunt of militarization”

Under the Gun: School for tribal children in Surigao bears brunt of militarization

By DEE AYROSO
Bulatlat.com

First of three parts

LIANGA, Surigao del Sur — Myra, 18, a Manobo youth, is her parents’ teacher. She teaches them sustainable farming methods alien to the nomadic tribe’s shifting style of planting from one place to another.

Robert, 19, also a Manobo, teaches his parents household sanitation, nutrition and other health practices. He is able to perform minor surgery, first aid, acupuncture and serves as a health worker in monthly medical missions in different Lumad communities. Continue reading “Under the Gun: School for tribal children in Surigao bears brunt of militarization”

Young Pinoy finishes four-day charity walkathon

Published on ABS-CBN News Online Beta (http://www.abs-cbnnews.com) By Loui Galicia, ABS-CBN Europe News Bureau A 12-year-old Pinoy succeeded in his quest to raise funds for the orphaned children of victims of political killings and disappearances by capping off the four-day Walk of the World in Nijmegen, Netherlands. The trail to his victory though, was not painless and sweet as Kyle Baleva almost gave up on the second day of the biggest walkathon in the world. Continue reading “Young Pinoy finishes four-day charity walkathon”

Young Pinoy finishes four-day charity walkathon

Published on ABS-CBN News Online Beta (http://www.abs-cbnnews.com) By Loui Galicia, ABS-CBN Europe News Bureau A 12-year-old Pinoy succeeded in his quest to raise funds for the orphaned children of victims of political killings and disappearances by capping off the four-day Walk of the World in Nijmegen, Netherlands. The trail to his victory though, was not painless and sweet as Kyle Baleva almost gave up on the second day of the biggest walkathon in the world. Continue reading “Young Pinoy finishes four-day charity walkathon”

Young Pinoy finishes four-day charity walkathon

Published on ABS-CBN News Online Beta (http://www.abs-cbnnews.com)
By Loui Galicia, ABS-CBN Europe News Bureau

A 12-year-old Pinoy succeeded in his quest to raise funds for the orphaned children of victims of political killings and disappearances by capping off the four-day Walk of the World in Nijmegen, Netherlands.

The trail to his victory though, was not painless and sweet as Kyle Baleva almost gave up on the second day of the biggest walkathon in the world. Continue reading “Young Pinoy finishes four-day charity walkathon”

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