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In support of the Lumad children’s right to education

Photo by Nanette Tolentino / SOS-UPD
Members of the UP Diliman Chapter of the Save our Schools (SOS) Network (SOS-UPD) recently visited the Matigsalog Lumad community in Sitio Malungon, San Fernando, Bukidnon in Mindanao through the Ila-ila Lumad (getting-to-know the Lumad) interfaith program of the Rural Missionaries of the Philippines-Northern Mindanao Sub-Region (RMP-NMR).
The group, composed of UPD faculty, workers, students and researchers, joined other participants from the religious and non-government sectors to learn more about the culture, issues and needs of the Lumad. They observed the Manobo literacy and numeracy schools, or alternative schools in remote areas, and participated in the …

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