Sports Limited: Dealing post traumatic stress & invisible wounds thru games, conversations

Volleyball and other indigenous games are approaches to decrease post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among survivors of violent conflict. Recently, EcoWEB engages some evacuees hosted in Iligan city in sports, arts, music, conversations and listening to help ease their tensions and feelings. EcoWEB sees the significance of introducing sports, even in limited circumstance, to bring…

Maranao IDP youths attend paralegal training

Sixty Maranao IDP youth volunteers attend paralegal workshop to increase knowledge on documenting issues, cases, and stories of internally displaced peoples from Marawi city. The workshop was organized by Reconciliatory Initiatives for Development Opportunities (RIDO, Inc.) in partnership with EcoWEB Inc. , Local to Global Protection (L2GP), and Christian Aid. Maranao lawyers are the resource persons…

EcoWEB conducts 4-day participatory project proposal drafting in Guiuan

A four-day workshop on Participatory Project Proposal Making Training Workshop was conducted for thirteen community-based organizations at Guiuan, Eastern Samar on September 27-30, 2016. This is part of the phases of workshops relating to building resilient communities following the devastation wrought by typhoon Yolanda. The workshop discussed community needs analyses; drafting of community’s project proposal; and,…