Monthly Archives: September 2015

USAID visits CRS A3B Project in Magpet

by Alexandra Medina Lee Forsythe, Mindanao Program Manager for Economic Development and Governance, had visited many U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) – supported projects in the past, but his visit to Magpet last August 24 and 25, 2015 was the first for the Applying Binding, Bonding and Bridging to Land Conflict in Mindanao (A3B) […]

CRS’ Ate Deng is the newest Peacemaker in Action

From Tanenbaum Website: https://tanenbaum.org/peacemakers-in-action-network/2015-awardees-finalists/#Deng Maria Ida “Deng” Giguiento – Philippines The soldiers’ automatic weapons pressed into her body from different angles, as Deng shielded the priest from a group of inebriated soldiers. Taking in the situation, Deng saw that the soldiers’ name patches had been hastily ripped off, leaving the threads exposed.[i]  Composed, she began to negotiate […]