Pakigdait, Inc.

Pakigdait Logo P of Pakigdait looks like bamboo with birds circlingPakigdait Alang sa Pag-amoma sa Kalinaw (Pakigdait) is an interfaith grassroots peacebuilding organization that engages in conflict transformation, peace advocacy, interfaith dialogue and peace-anchored community development in Northern Mindanao, Philippines. Pakigdait, Inc. is not only a non-governmental organization, but it is also a council of interreligious leaders composed of Muslims, Roman Catholics, Anglicans, Pentecostals and members of the Philippine Independent Church and the United Church of Christ in the Philippines, who have been leading peacebuilding efforts in various communities in Northern Mindanao for over 19 years. In 2010, 2011 and 2012, Pakigdait, Inc. received the Best NGO award by the Philippine Army, and in 2011, it received the Peace Recognition award from the Ateneo de Zamboanga University. Pakigdait, Inc. has been a partner of MPI, facilitating MPI Annual Peacebuilding Training field-based courses in 2012 and 2013. Abelardo “Abel” A. Moya is currently the Director of Pakigdait, Inc.

Course for 2020: Community-Based Conflict Transformation: Experiences and Practices of Grassroots Peacebuilding in Mindanao (CBCT) (Field-Based Course)