The Mindanao Interfaith Services Foundation, Inc. (MISFI) welcomed the arrival of four students of Mindanao State University-Main Campus last April 12, 2010. This is the second year where students from Marawi City-based MSU participated in the internship program of MISFI in partnership with the Communication and Media Studies Department of MSU.
For their 45-day internship, the four MSU students will travel to different MISFI project areas and immerse with the people of the communities, mostly of Indigenous and Moro culture. The targeted areas to be visited are Barangay Camansa, Sitio Lunono and Sitio Tinago in Davao del Norte, Sitio Butay, Sitio Labo, Sitio Mangani and Sitio Mirol-o in Paquibato District, Davao City, Sitio Dungguan, Sitio Pega and Sitio Sinawilan in Carmen, North Cotabato, Barangay Nabundas in Maguindanao, Sitio Cogonon in Agusan del Sur, Sitio Muling in Kapalong, Davao del Norte.
The four 3rd year students are currently taking up Communications Studies-major in Development Communication. They are Ms. GERALDINE SAMPORNA, Ms. AIZA BALILI, Ms. HONEY MARIE TULIN and Mr. ABDUL GAFFAR ZACARIA. Mr. Zacaria is a full blooded Maranao while the mothers of both Ms Samporna and Ms. Balili are also Maranao.