In Baganga, Davao Oriental, people are rebuilding their lives, houses, livelihood, and spirit. It was a busy coastal village on the brink of recovering from heavy wounds after the Typhoon Bopha tragedy.
Even more noble is when government organizations and nongovernment entities set aside differences to launch a project that will benefit families severely affected by December’s record-breaking Super Typhoon Pablo in Mindanao. “Panagdait Davao: Ipadayon ang Pagtabang,” is one such ambitious project, a three-day concert held at the Abreeza Mall’s open parking grounds from March 21 to 23 from 5pm to 12pm each evening.
Catch the historical get together of these popular performers and feel the music all through the night! PANAGDAIT DAVAO brings you a benefit concert for the victims of Typhoon Pablo. Here are the band performance schedule from March 21-23, 2013. Tickets are at P100, P300 and P1000 only. * * * * Tweet
MY MINDANAO: PHOTOGRAPHS FOR HOPE opens tomorrow, December 18, at the Sulawesi Function Room, ground floor of Marco Polo Davao, from 9am until 10 in the evening. This special one day exhibit is for a cause. In our years of experience as photojournalists we have been lucky to be traveling around to document wonderful places, people and culture, and publish them. We have collected many images that depict the beauty of our islands. We truly believe that Mindanao is blessed with people who care for its natural resources and preservation. But Nature has its own course, as well. Last year after Typhoon Sendong, through the help of friends and a workshop (“Shoot for Hope”), we were able to raise money and deliver relief goods to Cagayan de Oro and Iligan during the Christmas Season. This year we are trying to help raise awareness of the need to reach out more to remote, stricken areas hit by Pablo. We decided to donate forty (40) of our images. Some will be of Lumad portraits as well as …