ma.chona lasaca

Joined Mar 2009
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About Me

I am a development worker for 24 years, working for and with rural women, marginalized farmers, indigenous peoples , and fisherfolk in various issues and development initiatives such as women's health and safe motherhood, coastal resource management, sustainable agriculture, gender and policy advocacy.I am involved in two non-government development organizations working with rural women and rural communities in the area of microfinance, rural enterprise development and environment. I am also advocating issues affecting Mindanao people be it in peace, mining or poverty.As a mother, as a woman and a development worker,I long for peace to come into our home, community and our island.I envision myself to become a light to others, a resource to other women, to become a voice to the voiceless. advancing the rights of women,gender equality, learning and sharing what works and what does not work in empowering women and communities,agri enterprise,organic farming, contributing to the environmental protection, protecting rights of children, to know how to blog, to widen my connection to women's groups, to join women's movement, to continue learning, to attain financial independence writing, planning, management, training, public speaking, relating to people

My Vision

a world where people can live together with deep respect for diversity, where girls and women enjoy equal rights with men to self actualize, where we do not do anything without thinking how it will impact the next generation

Interests

Economic PowerEducationEnvironmentGirlsLeadershipTechnology

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ma.chona lasaca commented on Creating a Women's Empowerment Group (Toolkit) Jun 07, 2015 ma.chona lasaca commented on Greetings Jun 07, 2015 ma.chona lasaca commented on Abeer Itayem Jun 07, 2015 ma.chona lasaca commented on Best practices of women's economic empowerment initiatives in Israel Jun 07, 2015 ma.chona lasaca commented on Investing In Others Jun 06, 2015 ma.chona lasaca commented on Mrs Jane Jun 06, 2015 ma.chona lasaca commented on From Piggy Bank to Profitable Business Jun 03, 2015 ma.chona lasaca commented on Leveraging for fundraising Jun 03, 2015 ma.chona lasaca commented on Leverage Your Networks and Transform the World May 29, 2015 ma.chona lasaca commented on Greetings and brief introduction of myself to the group May 27, 2015 ma.chona lasaca commented on A Bit of Bread and a Big Vision May 16, 2015 ma.chona lasaca commented on "Behind those eyes: Secrets of a creative Egyptian talent & a successful Dynamic Business Woman in action !" May 11, 2015 ma.chona lasaca commented on Women of the World, We Work; We Network; We Rise May 11, 2015 ma.chona lasaca commented on NEPAL: Telling the Story of Women Survivors May 11, 2015 ma.chona lasaca commented on The Female Face of Farming - Exploring the Gender Gap in Agriculture (Infographic Resources) Apr 24, 2015 ma.chona lasaca commented on International Women's Day : A Way of Life Mar 31, 2015 ma.chona lasaca commented on Women with Disability Day in the Philippines Today! Mar 23, 2015 ma.chona lasaca commented on Women Entrepreneurs on the Rise Around the World Mar 23, 2015 ma.chona lasaca commented on Short Term Loans; Long Term Solutions Mar 23, 2015 ma.chona lasaca commented on The Power of Social Enterprise Mar 23, 2015