53IB’s Project Good Life marks 1st Commencement Exercises for 41 FRs

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The Philippine Army’s 53rd Infantry “MATAPAT” Battalion (53IB) marked the 1st Commencement Exercises for 41 Friends Rescued in a simple ceremony held on January 21, 2022, at 53IB Headquarters, Camp Sabido, Villanueva Road, Guipos, Zamboanga del Sur, as part of its 37th Founding Anniversary celebrations with the theme “MATAPAT@37: Victory in Time of Convergence.” Guests… Continue reading 53IB’s Project Good Life marks 1st Commencement Exercises for 41 FRs

Friends Rescued receive training from Office of Civil Defense

Photo courtesy of 53rd Infantry "Matapat" Battalion

Friends Rescued (FRs) of the Philippine Army’s 53rd Infantry “Matapat” Battalion (53IB) attended a Community-Based Disaster and Risk Reduction Management (CBDRRM) Training Course held by the Office of Civil Defense Region 9 (OCD-IX) on August 26-27, 2021 at Chandler Suites in Pagadian City. The two-day CBDRRM training is a process in which at-risk communities actively… Continue reading Friends Rescued receive training from Office of Civil Defense

Sa Dulo ng Punglo: Tales of struggle and conflict in the name of a solitary ideology

New People’s Army (NPA) have been sowing carnage in the highlands for nearly five decades, and it is yet unclear whether the fight, which divides Filipinos, will end. Life has been the compensation for the ideology they are trying to teach in the minds of Filipinos who have been overlooked by the government in the… Continue reading Sa Dulo ng Punglo: Tales of struggle and conflict in the name of a solitary ideology

Friends Rescued receive grocery items, livelihood program

Photo courtesy of 53rd Infantry "Matapat" Battalion

The CC & MMM Lending Corporation, in collaboration with the Kabataan para sa Pag-Asenso (KPSP), gave grocery supplies and livelihood aid to Friends Rescued (FR) students of the Philippine Army’s 53rd Infantry “Matapat” Battalion (53IB) Project Good Life on Friday, August 13, 2021. “Poverty is not a hindrance to success,” CC & MMM Lending Corporation… Continue reading Friends Rescued receive grocery items, livelihood program