The first place was awarded to JR Lopez Gonzales of South Cotabato with his post entitled “Drawing Mindanao’s Portrait of Change” in his blog, Politikalon. The blog features 10 RAFI Triennial Awardees who are from Mindanao. Gonzales is currently teaching at the Mindanao State University (MSU)-Iligan Institute of Technology and serves as editor-in-chief of MSU College of Law-Iligan’s school paper.
Winning second place was Warlie Diaz of Guimaras with his blog on “Participatory Research Organization of Communities and Education Towards Struggle for Self-reliance (PROCESS) Foundation”, in his blog site, Seventh Sanctum. PROCESS is one of the outstanding institution finalists in the 1st RAFI Triennial Awards”.
Vernon Go of Cebu bagged the third place with his blog on Glicerio “Nono” P. Lucrecia, an exemplary individual nominee in the 4th RAFI Triennial Awards, in his blog site, Vernon Go.
The first prize winner received Php 25,000; second prize, Php 20,000; and third prize P15,000. Each winner also received plaques.