“Water is now tapped directly into our households,” says Mr. Domino Silang, Kagawad of Barangay Can-aga, Municipality of Malimono.

If there is one person who wants a peaceful community for children, it would be a mother.

In Villa Verde, a small barangay in the municipality of Tagbina in Surigao del Sur which can be reached through an hour of habal-habal ride from the national highway, some mothers primed the peace and development initiatives for their community, and for their children.

Fresh water, Fresh start for Pantukan villagers

Pantukan, Compostela Valley – “Ang pagpagahum sa katawhan pinaagi sa pagsalmot diha sa mga proyekto mao ang kabag- ohan nga akong gihandum ug kini akong nakaplagan diha sa Kalahi-CIDSS (Having a vision of empowering communities through enhanced participation in their projects, Kalahi-CIDSS is the change that I longed for when I searched for reforms from the government),” former New People’s Army (NPA) member Virgilio M. Tengogue declared. 

GIGAQUIT, SURIGAO DEL NORTE—Road projects completed under the government’s Payapa at Masaganang Pamayanan (PAMANA) program have helped students and other residents in Surigao del Norte’s far-flung barangays overcome the difficulties of getting to school, health centers, and the marketplace.

With the help of the Payapa at Masaganang Pamayanan (PAMANA) program of the government, two barangays in Veruela, Agusan del Sur are now harnessing solar power to provide barangays streetlights and drying facilities. Barangay Sta. Emilia was the recipient of solar streetlights, while Barangay La Fortuna received a solar dryer, in addition to a multi-purpose hall.


PIA| Compostela Valley is receiving substantial funding assistance for health, agriculture and infrastructure development seen to bring people closer to government. 


The Mandaya tribe in Barangay Panansalan in Compostela town in Compostela Valley will no longer have to carry their harvest by foot as government recently turned over its farm-to-market road project to their community through the PAMANA or Payapa at Masaganang Pamayanan (Peaceful and Resilient Communities) program, according to Oliver Binancilan, area manager of the eastern side of Mindanao tha

Talaandig Datu Dayhom Hagwason pledges commitment to unite for peace 


Corn farmers in Baganga, Davao Oriental can now look forward to increased productivity with PAMANA's assistance




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