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2008 December MTB Feeding Report
By: Mindanao Tabang Bakwet
Mindanao Tulong Bakwet, Inc.
Door No. 04 Guiapal Apartment, No. 38-B, Anacleto
Telefax: (064) 421-9425, 421-5521, 546-0372 /0917-5484969,
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6 December 2008
Dear Cesar, Fe, Aveen and Worldwide Filipino
Your effort and the assistance you have provided for the IDPs were actually delivered personally to the IDP Children of Datu Piang, Maguindanao. THANK YOU VERY MUCH. IDPs are delighted with your endeavors.
On November 25, 2008, Mindanao Tulong Bakwet [MTB], Inc in partnership with Department of Social Welfare and Development – ARMM had jointly conducted FEEDING for the children affected by armed conflict in Datu Piang, Maguindanao. Since the conflict broke out sometimes in August 2008 between forces of Commander Ombra Katu of Moro Islamic Liberation Front and Armed Forces of the
There are 9,225 families of evacuees as of the moment and has a total of 43,776 numbers of dependent children sheltering in various makeshift camps around Datu Piang. But this figure however is fluctuating because fighting is still on going. In fact, relentless mortar shelling around the areas of Datu Piang, Datu Saudi Ampatuan and Mamasapnao continues.
The FEEDING is supported actually by Tancinco Law Offices, Ms. Susie Abenojar Barbieri in
There were about 4,000 IDP children coming from 28 evacuation camps who have enjoyed the chicken and rice with juice feeding and half of this population were catered by the assistance received from people mentioned above. Various agencies who are present during the event have itnessed how the event provides enjoyment for the children. It was somehow elevates their hope to become a children of peace in the face of never ending conflict in Maguindanao.
It was also the volunteers organized by LGU of Datu Piang were the one helping the MTB in organizing the children as well as the preparation and distribution of Food.
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