Organizational Awardee

UNITED ORGANIZATION OF DIDIPIO RESIDENTS

2020

Organizational Awardee United Organization of Didipio Residents (UODR) leads the struggle in Didipio, Kasibu, Nueva Vizcaya against plunder of natural resources. Their advocacy also transcends outside their province as they prevent the destruction of watershed haven of Northern Luzon and echo the call for the rightful utilization of natural resources all over the country. UODR […]

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SABOKAHAN UNITY OF LUMAD WOMEN

2020

Organizational Awardee Sabokahan Unity of Lumad Women (Sabokahan) is an organization of women from eight ethno-linguistic tribes across Southern Mindanao that was founded in 2003 by Abiok “Bai Bibyaon” Ligkayan Bigkay and 8 other strong-willed lumad women after the victory of their pangayaw (tribal war) against the logging concession Alcantara and Sons during the 1990s. […]

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NAGPAKABANANG MANANAGAT SA TIGAO

2020

Organizational Awardee Nagpakabanang Mananagat sa Tigao (NAMATI) is an organization dedicated to voluntarily managing 57 hectares of marine protected area (MPA) for 26 years now in Barangay Tigao, Cortes, Surigao del Sur. Before NAMATI was established, the place was with rampant illegal fishing using dynamite, cyanide, and other destructive practices that destroyed fish habitats and […]

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Center for Lumad Advocacy, Networking and Services (CLANS)

2018

The Center for Lumad Advocacy, Networking and Services (CLANS) is a patriotic institution that promotes scientific education for the indigenous Lumad people in the Socsksargen region of Mindanao. CLANS promotes the Lumad right to self-determination by supporting indigenous people’s movements to address the root causes of inequality, disrespect, injustice, discrimination, and plunder of ancestral lands. […]

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People Surge

2018

They are the ‘children of the storm,’ reborn from the rubble of Super Typhoon Yolanda’s aftermath in 2013. The People Surge, a movement of typhoon survivors built from Ground Zero of the most powerful typhoon in world history, transformed hapless victims of disaster neglect in the Eastern Visayas region into seekers of justice. Bearing the […]

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Central Luzon Aeta’s Association (CLAA)

2018

It was in 1991, after the eruption of Mount Pinatubo, when entire villages of the indigenous Aeta people were forced into an exodus from their ancestral lands in the Zambales Mountain Range. Generations of Aeta whose lives and livelihood were nurtured by the rich highlands surrounding Pinatubo were uprooted in just a matter of days. […]

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Institute for Environmental Conservation & Research

2015

Since its establishment in the year 1990, Institute for Environmental Conservation and Research (INECAR) of Ateneo de Naga University has been in the forefront of environmental conservation and research in the Bicol Region. INECAR was formed through the efforts of former president Fr. Raul Bonoan, SJ, unknowingly transforming a shapeless group of student organizations and […]

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Bukluran para sa Inang Kalikasan (BUKAL)-Batangas

2015

The Bukluran para sa Inang Kalikasan Batangas (BUKAL Batangas) was formed in the midst of rallying cry of different sectors in September 2008, pledging to protect the province of Batangas against large-scale and destructive mining projects. From a supposed multi-sectoral consultation, BUKAL Batangas became a network which leads environmental campaigns, education and actions against large […]

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Magsasaka at Siyentipiko para sa Pag-unlad ng Agrikultura, Inc. (MASIPAG, Inc.)

2013

Since its founding in 1968 up until now MASIPAG has exemplified its “strong passion and bias for the small and resource-poor farmers, to improve their quality of life the sustainable way, through farmers’ control and sustainable use of genetic and biological resources, agricultural production and associated knowledge.” A farmer-led network of people’s organizations, non-government organizations […]

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Kababaihang Nagtataglay ng Bihirang Lakas (KNBL)

2013

Sustaining food security and sovereignty through organic farming remains the aspiration of Kababaihang Nagtataglay ng Bihirang Lakas (KNBL), a women’s group in Davao City. KNBL empowers others to shift to organic farming in their small plots of land and actively participate in the advocacy for food security. The federation of fourteen organizations with a total […]