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Bangsamoro and Bank of the Philippine Islands Foundation reforest Lanao del Sur mountain range

The Bangsamoro people through the Hineleban Foundation have partnered with the Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) to reforest the Lanao del Sur mountain range. The two Phlippine foundations have committed to rehabilitation work on...

Lyceum University wins 2 Investors in People awards in London

The Lyceum of the Philippines University (LPU) community outreach program for indigenous peoples received two international awards from the London-based Investors in People. LPU was recognized for Excellence in Social Responsibility, while LPU executive Dr....

Cordillera’s Joan Carling wins UN Champions of the Earth Award

Cordillera native Joan Carling has been awarded as a United Nations Champion of the Earth for her life’s work of fighting for environmental and indigenous people’s (IP) rights.

Preserving culture through fashion – the story of Filip & Inna

The United Nations Development Program reported in 2013 that the Philippines is home to 14-17 million indigenous peoples (IPs), each group with a distinct cultural flavor and language. This diversity helps make the Philippines phenomenally rich in culture and traditions.

AKABA: Weaving a brighter future for poor Filipinos

AKABA Ltd. Design Co. seeks to not just promote indigenous peoples’ culture but also help alleviate poverty by promoting loom-weaving. Forty-year-old Liwayway Caparas from Ilocos Norte is witness to the noble work that the two-year-old...
Inday Espina-Varona

Journalist Inday Espina-Varona wins Hildegarde Award

Manila journalist Inday Espina-Varona has won the Hildegarde Award for writing, “They're killing teachers and children, Mr. President.”
Kellan Lutz

Twilight actor Kellan Lutz praises the Philippines

The Philippines’ natural beauty, and the Filipino culture and hospitality were praised by Twilight alumnus Kellan Lutz.

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