Experts weigh in on how to rehabilitate legacy mines across the Philippines

Based on MGB’s 2019 list, there are approximately 10 abandoned mines in the Philippines. These are Philex Mining Corp., Western Minolco Mining Co., Black Mountain, Inc., Benguet Exploration, Inc., Silica Sand Mines, Palawan Quicksilver Mines, Inc., Romblon Marble Mines, Benguet Consolidated, Inc., Unidos Mining Corp., and Zambales Base Metals, Inc.

Two years in, we are still on this conversation. The only difference now is that the industry is swiftly re-aligning itself with what the Philippine President seeks for his country and his countrymen – the protection of the environment and quality of life for all. 

Diwata wraps up third module of the Financial Literacy Series, considers MOA renewal

Financial literacy, once learned, can develop a person’s capability to manage money well and achieve personal financial goals faster. On May 24, 2019, Diwata – Women in Resource Development, Inc., in partnership with FWD Insurance Philippines, wrapped up the third leg of the financial literacy series for the “Solar Lola” Engineers and their respective Aeta communities, at Diwata’s room in Clark Development Corporation, Pampanga.

Diwata organizes Avengers Endgame movie fundraising, a surprising hit!

On April 24, 2019, Diwata – Women in Resource Development, Inc. organized and hosted the block screening of the anticipated action/adventure movie. The objective of the event was to raise funds for the projects of Diwata which includes, but not limited to, its pilot project – Tanging Tanglaw: Turning IP Grandmothers into Solar Engineers. Opening night was held at Greenbelt 1, Cinema 2.