Hunger
 Philippines
Project #14085

Food Sec for T'boli families Sarangani Phil's.

by Sibol ng Agham at Teknolohiya (SIBAT), Inc.
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Summary

Food insecurity describes the continual hunger periods and malnutrition, most especially among the children, of the 45 families of the T'boli tribe in Sitio Datal Basak, Sarangani Province. SIBAT in partnership with CLANS (Center for Lumad Advocacy & Services) would like to address the chronic food insecurity of the T'boli tribe by helping farmers develop their upland farms convert into organic farms - by providing farm tools, inputs and trainings in upland organic food production.
$1,030
total raised
4
donors
0
monthly donors
3
years active

Challenge

The T'boli farmers of Datal Basak have undeveloped practices in agriculture. They have many myths and beliefs that misguide them in their farming activities activities. They also lack resources for farm production such as draft animals, farm tools and implements, and seeds for planting. Oftentimes, their families experience perennial hunger due to the meager yield of their upland farms spelling of ten months of hunger periods or lean months.

Solution

To develop a 2 hectare learning farm for the Datal Basak Organic Farmers Association (DABOFA). The farm will be the venue for knowledge and skills development on Sustainable Agriculture principles and technologies

Long-Term Impact

The project aims to build capacities of the Tboli farmers in upland and diversified farming systems, thereby help increase their farm production and increase farm productivity thus addressing lean months while taking care of the environment.

Resources

http:/​/​www.sibat.org

Organization Information

Sibol ng Agham at Teknolohiya (SIBAT), Inc.

Location: Quezon City, Metro Manila - Philippines
Website: http:/​/​sibat-inc.org
Project Leader:
Maria Pilar Castro-Pablo
Quezon City, Philippines

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