Tags: Lumad schools

Elsewhere schooling: The Lumad bakwit school in the national university*

President Rodrigo Duterte subjected Mindanao, the richest island in the Philippines, under Martial Law in May 2017 on account of the so-called terrorist siege of Marawi. One of the most affected groups in this island are the autonomously built and fully functional Lumad Schools. These schools have been the foci of community empowerment among the…

‘Postponement of peace talks would mean more troops to Lumad schools, communities’ – Save our Schools network

“The Duterte government is horribly violating national and international laws of protecting civilians, especially children and schools, from military attacks.”

Paskuhang Bakwit | Lumad, Manila-based students call to end martial law in Mindanao, food blockade

MANILA — Christmas is just around the corner and in the spirit of giving, students from different schools in Metro Manila came together on Dec. 20 to bring Christmas cheer for more than 100 Lumad children who are staying at the UP Diliman Stud Farm in Quezon City. The Lumad children have been in the…