MISFI distributes relief goods to 100 landslide-affected families in Diwalwal

(Mt. Diwata, Monkayo, Compostela Valley Province) Last February 28, 2011 (Monday), the Mindanao Interfaith Services Foundation, Inc. (MISFI) spearheaded a 17-person contingent coming from four humanitarian groups to distribute relief goods to at least 100 families in Mt. Diwata (Diwalwal), Monkayo, Compostela Valley Province that were affected by massive landslides last January 2011.

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MISFI OPENS PRE-SCHOOL CLASSES IN 10 COMMUNITIES THIS SCHOOL YEAR

WITH ADDITIONAL PRIMARY (GRADED) CLASSES IN 2 COMMUNITIES


The Mindanao Interfaith Services Foundation, Inc (MISFI), through its Community Education Program, will again open its pre-school classes this school year 2010-2011 in the ten (10) communities located in 5 provinces and 1 city in Mindanao, Philippines. Classes will be held in modest school buildings built by MISFI during its implementation of the 2-year European Union project named ACTION REPAIR that ended last June 2009.

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MISFI MONITORS 3 PROJECT AREAS IN DAVAO NORTE

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH SALTRD


From April 14-15, 2010, MISFI visited its 3 project areas in Davao del Norte namely, (1) Sitio Lower Camansa, (2) Sitio Lunono and (3) Sitio Tinago. MISFI’s monitoring visit was in partnership with another NGO team from the Science and Alternative Technology in Rural Development (SALTRD). While MISFI’S concern is with its community education program, SALTRD’s concern is with the area’s sustainable agricultural practices and the monitoring of animals dispersed and infrastructures.

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HEALING DAVAO CITY’S LAST FRONTIER

By NATHANIEL A. VILLANUEVA


(March 9-12, 2010) Sitio Mangani, Barangay Tapak is still part of Davao City but it took the Medical and Monitoring Team from downtown Davao City more than 5 hours aboard the dump truck and another 4 hours of arduous trek to reach this remote Ata-Manobo-Matigsalog community, passing through Panabo City and part of Davao del Norte Province to reenter Davao City again.

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