Written by: Fort Phil “Fallen soldier’s kid marches with dad’s commander on graduation day”, came the headline of a Rappler story about a soldier of an Army engineer unit, involved in the construction of a peace center in the village of Tukanalipao, Mamasapano, Maguindanao, who was shot in cold blood on Tuesday morning, April 4, … Continue reading The Value of Peace Education in Local Communities
It was a self-impose question. I was taking my walk along from LRT 2 bridge to LRT 1 when this issue popped out. I spontaneously imagined I was in the documentary video and someone was asking me, “Michelle, why do you volunteer in TPBPM (Teach Peace Build Peace Movement) even you don’t receive anything in … Continue reading Why do you Volunteer by Michelle Clemente
“ I have learned during my involvement with TPBPM the importance of instilling peace in people’s lives especially in children, because they are very vulnerable to negative external influences. I sparked that realization in me that it is everyone’s responsibility to create a peaceful and loving environment that will nurture the children’s abilities and honing … Continue reading Micah: Children’s toys are very vital
PEACE for me means going beyond the border, taking the risk to see, accept and appreciate people coming from all walks of life. It is learning to embrace everyone’s imperfections perfectly. Peace should not be abstract; it should go beyond one’s imagination. Teach Peace Build Peace Movement inspires each and everyone of us to become … Continue reading Soteya: Peace Starts from within
Peace Journey Reflection by Musician from Peace Ambassador Samantha Lumang: 1. What have you learned during the camp that you treasured the most? One of the things I treasured most from camp was that I didn’t have to have the best voice, or the best guitar skills to captivate people. Being a Musician for Peace … Continue reading Samantha: Don’t just create music. Create it with a purpose and share it to influence.