PREFACETHIS IS a journey of a community of people trail blazinga path to make the world better for marginalized anddisempowered Filipinos.moving and dynamic spirit of this network to respond to anand vigilant in upholding justice.This is about the Philippine Misereor Partnership Inc.(PMPI), a diverse body of almost 300 non-governmentorganizations, people’s organizations and church- andfaith-based groups in the Philippines in partnership withMisereor, the Germany-based development agency of theCatholic Church.Together, this partnership strives towards an equitable andsustainable society through continuous dialogue, sharingof initiatives, skills, resources, expertise and best practicesamong each other.This book is about Us. Tuloy po kayo.
ENVIRONMENTWe are stewards of the land, caretakers ofthe environment and partners in sustainabledevelopment. Our advocacy concentrates ona stalwart campaign against mining, raisingsocial awareness on its ill effects not only on theenvironment, but to the health of the people andthe integrity of cultural communities.
“ bigger framework of solida to our mission to protect, pr for the common good as ca P M P I w o r k s i n 11 Sites of Str uLUZON:1.SOS : Dinapigue, IsabelaPMPI Partner Focal Org (FO) : PANLIPIMining Sit : 10 Exploration Permit Applications covering24, 288.69 has. (as of 2008)2.SOS : Kazibu, Nueva VizcayaPartner FO : DSAC BayombongMining Company : (Oxiana)Royalco Mining Corporation3.SOS : Cabangan, ZambalesPartner FO: PREDA Foundation,Inc.Mining Company : Namco and SonMining Co4.SOS : Oriental MindoroPartner FO : Mangyan MissionMining Companies : IntexResources and Royalco MiningCorporation5.SOS: Rapu-Rapu AlbayPartner FO : SAC LegazpiMining Project : Rapu-RapuPolymetallic Project of Philco,(a joint venture of LG and KoreaResources) (KORES), andMalaysia Smelting Co.Corporation(MSC)VISAYAS :1.Guiuan, Eastern SamarPartner FO : Diocesan Social Action Center of BoronganMining Companies :Hinatuan Mining Corp. (Nickel AsiaCorporation as holding company), Mt. Sinai MiningExploration and Dev’t., Phil. Mining Development Co.;Another 7 mining tenements covering a total of 9,463.89hectares (Aug.2011) in Homonhon Is.2.Kabankalan, Negros Occ.