Author Archives: JOHN RIZLE L. SALIGUMBA

3 years ago

Still no permit for IP schools

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Still no permit for IP schools

An alliance of education advocates lamented that the Department of Education local officials have not responded to their pleas for the opening of several schools for indigenous peoples in the region.

3 years ago

WEAR YOUR PRIDE

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WEAR YOUR PRIDE

A local resident of Barangay Tamadang, Kiamba, Sarangani wears a shirt saying “Garbo sa Bisaya Duterte” (Pride of the Bisaya Duterte) during the release of New People’s Army prisoner-of-war Private First Class Khen Subere on Saturday. (John Rizle L. Saligumba/davaotoday.com)

3 years ago

IP education woes motivate teachers to volunteer

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IP education woes motivate teachers to volunteer

Under the shade of a mango tree, Efren Ledon, 22, and six other new applicants of the Mindanao Interfaith Services Foundation Incoporated (Misfi) Academy, interpreted the nationalist song “Bayan Ko” (My Homeland) during the belated graduation ceremony of IP pupils from Davao del Norte.

3 years ago

IPs to DepEd: Don’t close schools we built

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IPs to DepEd: Don’t close schools we built

“We have been waiting all our lives for the government to build a school in our communities, but why now that we are able to build schools with our own perseverance, they want to close it?”, said Datu Kailo Bantulan in a press conference Monday.