Philippines Solidarity Journeys: Bookings available for school, community and business groups during school holidays in 2019/20
June / July
September / October
December / January
Purpose of the Journey
This Solidarity Journey to the Philippines offers an opportunity to connect at a grassroots level with some of the global majority poor, oppressed and marginalised and to witness the work of various agencies working to improve their lives in a true spirit of solidarity.
Contact us for more information about this and other immersion programs.
|Day 1||Travel to Manila: Accommodation at St John of the Cross Seminary or with Mt Carmel Shrine parish community|
|Day 2||Sr Badette HUmbid Social Justice Projects with youth|
|Day 3||Sr Badette Humbid Social Justice Projects|
|Day 4||Malacanans Palace; Imelda Marcos’ shoes; Shrine of People Power|
|Day 5||Manila to Olangapo: Accomodation at PREDA|
|Day 6||Witness work of PREDA with children rescued from exploitation. E ngage with youth and children at PREDA|
|Day 7||Visit Fair Trade Producers. Visit Indigenous community Eco-Village housing project|
|Day 8||Join Rescue Teams for prison visit|
|Day 9||Rest and de-brief|
|Day 10||Olangapo to Corderilla region of Northern Luzon|
|Day 11||Authentic village immersion with indigenous mountain tribe gaining insights into issues of dispossession associated with mining on ancestral domains|
|Day 12||Authentic village Immersion with indigenous mountain tribe|
|Day 13||Return to Manlla|
|Day 14||Depart Manlla|
People’s Recovery Empowerment Development Assistance Foundation. PREDA’s mission is winning freedom and a new life for children mired in poverty, abandoned, exploited, abused, on the streets, in hunger and in jails, helping abused women, indigenous people, protecting the environment and alleviating poverty through micro-credit and fair trade initiatives. The Director of PREDA is Irish priest Fr Shay Cullen.