ABOUT THE UK PARTNERS
The Change Collective, a committed group of experienced creative professionals from various backgrounds connected through a belief that the arts can be transformative. They are interested in new models and approaches to change in all levels – individual, community, social, political or structural. They are continuing to explore new ways of using arts and creative processes to bring people together.
Drawing on a strong track record of research in integrated peacebuilding, trust and social and community relations, the Centre exemplifies Coventry University’s long–standing commitment to research that makes a strong impact on society and oln the security and quality of life of ordinary people worldwide.
ABOUT THE LOCAL PARTNERS
PBSP is the largest corporate–led social development foundation in the Philippines. Founded in 1970, it was the first in Asia to lead the promotion and practice of corporate social responsibility (CSR). Comprising more than 260 businesses, PBSP operates nationwide programs in education, health, livelihood and the environment.
Xavier University has been closely involved with the life and growth, concerns and problems of Cagayan de Oro City and Mindanao. It undertook various development initiatives in countless areas – academe, research, socio–cultural development and transformation, with many programs focusing on the Filipino culture and heritage.