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PPF 2021

Getting to know the initiatives of our Peace Promotion Fellows in Lanao

More milestones are in store for the youth in Lanao after completing the OURmindaNOW Digital Tech Camp (DTC) last November 2020. Twelve of the DTC graduates from Marawi City, Lanao del Sur and Lanao del Norte proceeded to take on another opportunity after EAI-Philippines, in partnership with USAID-funded Plan International’s Marawi Response Project (MRP) opened the application for Peace Promotion Fellowship (PPF) 2021 in…

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EAI-PH hosts Stakeholders Mapping, Collaborative Design workshops

Equal Access International Philippines hosted two online workshops in February 2020. The Stakeholders Mapping Workshop held on February 5, 2020 gathered 18 participants while the Collaborative Design Workshop for the PTVE (Preventing and Transforming Violent Extremism) Curriculum Development held on February 25 and 26, respectively, gathered a total of 28 participants.    The two workshops conducted are part of…

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Kabataang Payapa Network core members gather more Minda youth peace influencers

Twelve young leaders from the different provinces in Mindanao lead the Kabataang Payapa Network (KPN) (Youth Peace Network). This, after they have completed the OURmindaNOW Tech Camp in December 2020 under the ‘Communities and Schools Leading in the Fight Against Terrorism’ (CS-LIFT) project of Equal Access International-Philippines. Equipped with essential knowledge and skills from the five-day Tech Camp, core members of the KPN are…

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EAI Philippines joins other CSOs push for inclusive moral governance in a ‘Mushawarah’

Led by the Office of the Chief Minister of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM), EAI Philippines along with 43 Civil Society Organizations’ (CSOs) representatives within and outside BARRM were enjoined for a dialogue on inclusive moral governance last January 29, 2021 in Cotabato City.   Bangsamoro Chief Minister Ahod “Al-Haj Murad” Ebrahim personally discussed with CSO representatives and stakeholders in the first edition of ‘Mushawarah’ (Arabic term…

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Teen Trail Caravan for Peace launches new online campaign

Campaigning for peace online has swept the virtual world during the period of the pandemic. Various activities done using internet-based applications have been a resort among our young peace advocates. Early this year, the Teen Trail Caravan for Peace, one of the peace projects founded by EAI Philippines Peace Promotion Fellowship alumnus, Rowel Damas, launched a new online campaign dubbed as…

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Twelve Minda youth complete EAI’s OURmindaNOW Tech Camp

Among the new addition of Equal Access International Philippines’ (EAI) Tech Camp alumni are the 12 individuals from select regions in Mindanao who completed the five-day session on peacebuilding and youth empowerment from December 14-18, 2020 in Cagayan de Oro City.  Adjusting to the new normal, EAI Philippines implemented a blended learning approach through online and face-to-face discussion with invited resource speakers from and outside Mindanao.   The…

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Sarangani Province, MH SOX award individuals, institutions for peace efforts

The Provincial Government of Sarangani and the SOX (SOCCSKSARGEN) Messaging Hub culminated the week-long Mindanao Week of Peace by hosting an awarding ceremony with its partner organizations in peace and development on December 12, 2020 at LEX Forum, General Santos City.   The SOX Messaging Hub first awarded their partners who have significantly contributed to its various engagement and have helped in strengthening the hub…

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OURmindaNOW Digital Tech Camp concludes with 28 graduates from Ranaw provinces

In its desire to push for peace advocacy despite the hurdles posed by the pandemic, Equal Access International (EAI) Philippines’ OURmindaNOW (OMN) Digital Tech Camp successfully conducted its closing ceremony last December 5, 2020. Twenty-eight young leaders from the provinces of Lanao del Norte and Lanao del Sur completed the four-week online training that was made through EAI Philippines’ collaboration with Plan International’s USAID-funded Marawi Response Project.  From…

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Mindanaoan cultural artists speak peace in Obrang Kalinaw virtual show

Mindanaoan cultural artists brought the week of peace celebration more vibrance by showcasing their crafts through an online show dubbed as “Obrang Kalinaw (Peace): The Mindanaoan Cultural Artists as Peace Influencers”, on November 30, 2020. The virtual event was a collaborative effort by the regional messaging hubs of the OURmindaNOW that featured artists Janaria Magancong…

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SOX theatre group performs virtual plays at the 33rd season, festival of dramatic arts

Theatre artists from the SOCCSKSARGEN region in Mindanao brought the world of theatre, this time, on a virtual stage, dubbed as the Kilos Kalinaw Virtual Plays at the 33rd Season and Festival of Dramatic Arts, in a form of a three-part show that run on November 27, December 1 and December 3, via Facebook and…