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Children and youth participants join the Race for Survival run at the provincial capitol of Sarangani.

KFI and Anak Kawagib participate in 2nd Mindanao Children Festival

The Kadtuntaya Foundation, Inc. and its partner youth organization Anak Kawagib took part in the 2nd Mindanao Children Festival held at Mt. Sabrina Resort, General Santos City last October 27-30, 2014. With the theme “Bata Kasali Ka, Ikaw ay Mahalaga” (Child, You are a Part, You are Important), the festival was initiated by Mindanao Action […]

Bonnie Lofton (center) with the KFI peacebuilding staff in front of the KFI office.

American editor interviews KFI’s peacebuilding alumni

Bonnie Lofton, the editor-in-chief of print and online publications of US-based Eastern Mennonite University (EMU), visited KFI on October 25 and conducted an interview with seven of the latter’s staff who have taken courses at Mindanao Peacebuilding Institute (MPI). The main purpose of Lofton visit was to report on sister peacebuilding institutions with strong connections […]

LIVE. Program hosts Norman Abbas (L) and Derek Sanico (R) during live anchoring of the program.

KFI’s community radio program again live on the air

After almost a year of hibernation, KFI’s weekly community radio program, now under a new name, has returned live on the air. Inged tanu Saguna (Our Community Today), which replaced the old program Kadtuntaya sa Kawangkawangan (Dialogue on the Air), started broadcasting it’s 1-hour maiden program on September 18, 2014 at Cotabato City-based radio station […]

Atty. Jajurie explains the details of the Normalization process to the CSO participants.

BTC Commissioner orients KFI, CBCS staff on BBL

Atty. Raissa Jajurie, a member of the Bangsamoro Transitional Commission (BTC) tasked with drafting the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), gave selected KFI and Consortium of Bangsamoro Civil Society (CBCS) staff a briefing on the salient features of the BBL last September 22, 2014 at KFI’s Community Training and Resource Center in Cotabato City. The activity […]

Project Director Norman Abbas (standing, right) writes down issues raised by participants during the writeshop while Quraish Langcap of CBCS prepares his short presentation on the min features of the BBL.

Tiyakap Kalilintad participates in basic proposal writeshop

  A total of sixteen community-based peace volunteers of Tiyakap Kalilintad (Care for Peace) took part in two writeshop sessions on Basic Proposal Writing: Community-based Capacity Building Program conducted at KFI’s Community Training Resource Center in Cotabato City last August 28-29 and September 3-4, respectively. The said writeshops were organized by “Enhancing Community Participation in […]

Don Bosco executive director Helenita Ruizo-Gamela (standing) orients the farmer-visitors and KFI staff on the  programs and services of the Foundation.

KFI staff, farmer-practitioners visit SA projects in North Cotabato and Davao del Sur

Four project staff of the KFI and eight farmer representatives from its partner communities in Maguindanao and Sultan Kudarat provinces went for a 2-day exposure and exchange visit to sustainable agriculture projects and centers in North Cotabato and its neighboring Davao del Sur province. The activity was sponsored by the Bread for the World (BfW)-Civil […]

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The ‘Group Picture’

by Carolyn Villamarzo-Juanday   I was sorting out my old school files when I came across this group picture taken pretty long-years ago. When I looked at the faces of those in the photo, I can’t help but reminisce the days when I was still part of this big family. I miss the moment working […]