Aeta communities - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Aeta communities


7-day eviction notice to Aetas ‘standard follow-up,’ says BCDA

Dec 07, 2019 - 7:30 AM

The BCDA says affected families were issued notices before, given assistance amounting to P300,000 per hectare, and relocation sites

18-year-old Aeta dreams of becoming her community's doctor

Aug 01, 2019 - 10:31 AM

'No Aeta had imagined that they could become a doctor. We’ve been experiencing discrimination in the lowlands for so long that we’ve grown to fear studying with non-Aetas,' says 18-year-old Mary Rose Alejo

Mary Rose Alejo is a Magbukun Aeta set to study community health work in the University of the Philippines Manila School of Health Sciences this August. Photo by Dr. Fresthel Climacosa

Aeta community not yet in recovery stage a year after Yolanda

Nov 22, 2014 - 7:00 PM

When their coffee plantation fully recovers the community hopes to pursue its ambition to make a coffee brand that is uniquely their own