A Fishing Community Finds Renewed Hope by Michael Waddell
This week, Global Field Staff Michael and Melanie Waddell, who are based in the Philippines are moving their household from their current home base in Manila to Roxas City in the province of Capiz. This is a significant move for the family, as it will mean new schools for their children in
Food for Life Cooperative is an initiative being undertaken in partnership with KPM, the Capiznon Baptist Churches Inc. and CBM. The cooperative will involve over 30 small plot rural rice farmers in Capiz province. The goal of the cooperative is to increase the viability and sustainability of the individual farmers, provide good
I (Michael) recently had the privilege of traveling to a small rural community in Capiz province known as Bag-ong Barrio, Tapaz. The purpose of my visit was to attend the 110th Annual Assembly of the Capiznon (Kasapulanan) Baptist Churches Inc, which is a gathering of pastors, church leaders and delegates from 52 churches in
In partnership with The Missional Business Center (MBC) CBM has begun the process of developing new training staff and launching new training events in Payatas (poor section of Quezon City, Metro Manila). In it's entirety, this training will involve over 90 people who will receive business training, which includes help with developing their business plan.
This past month we had the privilege of hosting Sharlene & Brian Craig for a week. Sharlene is the Director of Member Care/HR with CBM and her husband Brian, serves as the Director of Leadership Development with the CBOQ. During their visit we travelled to Roxas, Capiz Province to visit with one of CBM's longstanding partners
Serving in the Philippines Michael and Melanie are Global Field Staff with Canadian Baptist Ministries, appointed in August 2015 to serve in the Philippines. Michael and Melanie, along with their four children, live in Roxas City, Capiz on the island of Panay. Michael and Melanie serve alongside CBM colleagues and partners in the