U.S. and Philippine Security Forces Provide Medical Care and Supplies to High School in Post-Earthquake Cotabato

Manila, December 10, 2019 — U.S. and Philippine service members conducted medical outreach in Cotabato City, providing medical education and basic care to 228 students at Laureano Ramirez Sebastian High School on Saturday, November 30. The medical civil action program (MEDCAP), was a collaboration between members of the Philippine 6th Infantry Division Hospital, Cotabato Regional ...
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U.S. Embassy Launches New Countering Violent Extremism Program in Cotabato

Manila, November 22, 2019 — Deputy Chief of Mission John Law traveled to Cotabato to launch a new Countering Violent Extremism partnership with local government units and civil society.  He also met with BARMM officials to discuss U.S. support for the Bangsamoro Transitional Authority, totaling nearly Php 1 billion ($18.7 million). The new CONVERGE Program ...
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Cotabato City Youth Graduate from U.S. Government-Supported Skills Training Program

Cotabato City, March 31, 2017 — More than 100 Filipino youth are now better equipped with knowledge and life skills to help them succeed, following their completion of a job training course provided by the U.S. government in partnership with the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), the Department of Education’s Alternative Learning System, ...
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