Defenders Inc.
An Indigenous Peoples Led Non Profit Organization

Tribes and Natures 

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About us

The Organization


TRIBES AND NATURES DEFENDERS INC. (TRINAD Inc,) is a Tribal Led Non Government Organization based in Philippines and formerly HIGA-ONON HA MIGSABUWA TA LANAO, INC. as amended on September 08, 2013. 


The Organization has championed in helping and implementing development projects towards the Indigenous Peoples communities and having credible track records in addressing the issues of poverty, health, education, livelihood, sustainable agriculture, peace building, Indigenous Peoples Rights to self Determination, degradation of culture, beliefs, language, tradition and cultural heritage; environmental degradation and economic development. TRINAD Inc. had partnered with the International Donors and funders such as, Australian Aid, Onaway Trust, First Peoples World Wide and Franciscan Italy since 2007.


Mission and Vision

Vision:


We envision a community where  indigenous peoples around the world regardless of gender,  beliefs, cultures and status, live a healthy and peaceful life, working together to pursue democratic and participatory management of our economic, political, cultural well being and responsibility of nurturing our environmental resources to contribute to both local and national efforts towards sustainable peace and economic development.


 Mission:


Empower the children, women and men of the Indigenous Peoples Communities of  Philippines through tribal education, healthcare, environmental protection and  sustainable community development  that changes lives ; rehabilitate and protect the environment; promote their rights to self determination, intercultural appreciation and respect; ensure the self governance, and ownership of the  Indigenous peoples Ancestral Domain lands; respect their culture and tradition; ensure equal treatment of the community and participation on the involvement of men and women in implementing sustainable integrated area development and ensure equal access to and control of its corresponding resources and activities.

Track Records


TRINAD Inc. had partnered with the International Donors and funders such as, Australian Aid, Onaway Trust, First Peoples World Wide and Franciscan Italy since 2007.

Project Implemented 

Project Name

Funders

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Culture and Nature Reconnection

October 2020

Sacred Fire Foundation


KAAMULAN SACRED GATHERING

Hilltop Tribal School for Cultural Survival

Firts Peoples Worldwide

WATER PROJECT for Health and Economic Development towards the Tribal Communities

Philippine-Australia Community Assistance Program (PACAP)-Australian Aid
Reaching the Untouchables through Food Security Project

Philippine-Australia Community Assistance Program (PACAP)-Australian Aid

Health Care Project
The Onaway Trust
 

Organizational Management


Organizational Staffs


The organization has comprised of indigenous peoples staffs as a tool to bring the basic services, community development programs and support towards the indigenous people's communities through out Philippines for cultural survival.


 

Partners and Linkages


Funders, Partners and Linkages: First Peoples Worldwide The Onaway Trust Philippine-Australia Community Assistance Program(PACAP)-Australian Aid



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