• Alternative Learning Center for Agricultural and Livelihood Development or ALCADEV is an alternative learning system especially designed to provide secondary education to indigent indigenous youth – the Manobo, Banwaon, Higanon, Talaandig, and Mamanwa of Surigao del Norte and Sur and Agusan Norte and Sur. The youth learn alternative farming not only for individual growth but also for the development of their communities and for reinforcing collective pride and identity as indigenous people capable of taking an active role in shaping the country’s future.The knowledge and skills acquired from school serve not only their individual growth but also the development of their communities.

Success from people’s strength

19 Lumad learners dressed up in their lively indigenous attire came out from the ALCADEV academic building on the morning of March 12, 2012. Together with their proud parents, they began to march toward the mini gym, where the graduation ceremony will be held. ALCADEV is marking the 6th year of its pedagogical achievements as … Continue reading

IPseo Coordinator & Adviser to the IP concern of Dep Ed VISITS ALCADEV

In November 21, 2012, Mr. Rozanno E. Rufino coordinator, Indigenous Peoples Education Office (IPsEO) and adviser to the indigenous peoples concern of the Department of Education central office visited Alternative Learning Center for Agricultural and Livelihood Development (ALCADEV)Inc and Tribal Filipino Program of Surigao del Sur Schools (TRIFPSS) in Lianga Surigao del Sur. The visit … Continue reading

IP leader active in sus devt appeals after his illegal arrest

Family and friends of Campos (center) greet him at Tandag PNP station upon his turn-over to Gov.Pimentel’s custody. Led by Datu Tayadan and Datu Magno, almost 70 Lumad  leaders and members staged a rally  in front of Tandag City PNP station  on  March 24,2013  urging policemen to release Jalandoni S. Campos, Chairperson of MAPASU (Persevering Struggle for … Continue reading