HOPE FOR THE MOUNTAIN

Anacleto this one's for you and your tribe. Today and every 26th of September of each year is "Save Sierra Madre Day." By virtue of Proclamation No. 413. This is for everyone's continuing awareness in the restoration, rehabilitation, protection and conservation of the Sierra Madre Mountains. Coincidentally, Super Typhoon "Karding" has been battering us as … Continue reading HOPE FOR THE MOUNTAIN

THE WOMEN WEAVERS OF SITIO BALABAG

Deep in the interiors of Barangay Gulayon in Dipolog city, Zamboanga del Norte, an old craft is kept alive: "nito" weaving. Where nito vines are used to produce handicrafts such as pouches, bags, hats, baskets, and many others. The customary trade continues to exist today courtesy of a small band of women of the Balabag … Continue reading THE WOMEN WEAVERS OF SITIO BALABAG

WORLD WETLANDS DAY: A PIECE OF LAKE BUHI

Unknown to many here in Lake Buhi, Camarines Sur, February 2 of every year is World Wetlands Day—a global celebration aimed in raising public awareness as to the value of wetlands on people's lives. Lake Buhi to Buhinons is for fishery. Navigation. Domestic water supply. Electricity. Irrigation. For Noli and Esus, both 15, of Ipil … Continue reading WORLD WETLANDS DAY: A PIECE OF LAKE BUHI