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Founded in 2007 , ThinkActPeace (TAP) is a Public Charity (EIN 30-0452731) incorporated in the State of Washington, USA. TAP collects contributions to fund educational and livelihood programs that promote the development of peace-loving communities in underserved areas of the Philippines.
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To inspire the creation of peaceful communities where young and old discover and realize their full human potential and work for a better quality of life.
To Support educational and livelihood programs that improve literacy skills; encourage economic self-reliance; nurture sound social, cultural, and religious values, teach responsible and active citizenship.
Respect for the dignity of every human being.
Attention to each person's quest for meaning in life.
Belief in the ability of local communities to harness their resources and personal energies towards social progress.
Responsiveness to the need to protect and defend human life and their environment.
What We Do...
Our pilot program is the Benson Peace Village (BPV) in Masbate, one of the poorest Islands in the Philippines. The BPV is a community center and serves as the venue for most of TAP's sponsored projects. It is located in the small fishing village of Bato, Tinaclipan, which is part of the Municipality of Milagros in the province of Masbate. BPV offers free educational and cultural services to the residents of the village and other communities through its various programs. It houses a library and facilities for summer literacy and peace camps. In collaboration with educational and other institutions in the area, BPV adopts a community based holistic approach to human and sustainable community development.
We also reach out to a few villages in the surrounding area. It is our hope to be able to fund the construction of additional "peace villages" in other underserved regions of the Philippines.