About Mary Francis Rivera

Maffi as her friends call, manages the digital media platforms of the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process. She is bossy - not in a pejorative way but being bossy and tenacious means she is passionate, goal driven, and ambitious. She loves films, filmmaking, books and anything about design, and hates serif.

Marawi celebrates Month of Peace as rehab efforts gain momentum

LANAO DEL SUR PROVINCIAL CAPITOL, MARAWI CITY (September 13, 2019) – Around 170 high-end scooters lined the grounds of the provincial capitol here, their powerful engines revving up as riders eagerly waited for the get-go.


By |2019-09-16T08:16:01+00:00September 13th, 2019|Marawi, News|0 Comments

Dureza: Biggest peace gain is support of the people

QUEZON CITY, September 3, 2018 – Presidential Peace Adviser Jesus G. Dureza today showcased the gains of the peace process since President Rodrigo Duterte took office in 2016, saying the biggest gain of peace work is that “we have arisen the attention and support of the ordinary people.” (more…)

By |2020-02-04T02:14:30+00:00September 3rd, 2018|News|0 Comments

Indigent residents in Davao, Bukidnon get free medical services

DAVAO CITY,  August 26, 2018 — Eighteen-year-old Lisa Dacaw walked at least two hours early Sunday to have her firstborn child checked for cough and loose bowel movement. (more…)

By |2018-08-26T06:16:09+00:00August 26th, 2018|Indigenous Peoples, News|0 Comments

OPAPP, NKTI, German Doctors lead medical and social healing mission in Lumad community

MARILOG DISTRICT, Davao City (August 25, 2018) — Around a thousand members of the Matigsalug tribe are expected to gather at a local infirmary here tomorrow to avail themselves of free health and social services offered by government and private sector institutions. (more…)

By |2020-02-05T05:49:08+00:00August 25th, 2018|News, Peoples' Peace Tables|0 Comments

67 graduate from PAMANA-funded tech-voc training

August 24, 2018, Cotabato City — A total of 67 student-beneficiaries from Shariff Saydona Mustapha and Datu Salibo received their National Certificate II from the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) after successfully passing the required competency assessment for Driving NC II Course.


By |2018-08-25T02:04:05+00:00August 25th, 2018|MILF, News|0 Comments

Peace stakeholders beef up partnership for Bangsamoro Normalization

PASIG CITY, August 23, 2018 – Around 40 peace stakeholders gathered here today to participate in a writeshop aimed at producing the program document for the Normalization Program in the Bangsamoro.


By |2018-08-23T08:05:26+00:00August 23rd, 2018|MILF, News|0 Comments

Successful peace process leads to reduced crime rate in Zamboanga Peninsula

ZAMBOANGA CITY, August 18, 2018 – A top police official here attributed the reduction in the crime rate in the Zamboanga Peninsula to the success of the peace process in Mindanao. (more…)

By |2020-02-05T05:49:46+00:00August 18th, 2018|MILF, News|0 Comments