Registered Charity No. 1119065
Welcome to the website of MuCAARD-UK
MuCAARD is a unique organisation, jointly set up by Muslims and Christians to co-operate to work together for peace and development on the island of Mindanao in the Philippine Republic. The key to the work of MuCAARD is peace and sustainability. It aims towards building sustainable communities by increasing skills and capacity and by encouraging self help.
MuCAARD-UK is a Registered Charity was established in 2007 to raise money to support the work of MuCAARD in the Philippines. In five years it has raised over £77,500, mainly from individuals and small groups, 99% of this money has been sent to provide assistance to MuCAARD and its partner organisations in the Philippines by funding various projects. The largest single project supported by MuCAARD-UK has been the Kahoy (Tree) Project which has seen 90 hectares of derelict land in Bukidnon Province replanted with trees.
MuCAARD in the Philippines has been in existence since 1984. It is a registered NGO with an official address of 11th-15thStreets, Nazareth Subdivision, Cagayan de Oro City Misamis Oriental, Philippines. It has a fine track record in co-coordinating projects carried out by its partner Member Teams:-
For many years, the core program funding had been supplied by Christian Aid but this has now come to an end. This has caused MuCAARD in the Philippines to review the way it operates; to become a project based organisation and to seek help from other funding agencies which share the same objectives as MuCAARD itself and these are :
MuCAARD has shown that impoverished people are resilient and resourceful, and with support, can work their way out of poverty and conflict. MuCAARD-UK is committed to supporting them in any way that they can with the limited, but generous gifts we receive. However to maintain this impact we need new avenues of support, either for one off projects or for more regular funding.
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This short video shows the growth progress of mahogany trees since they were planted at the start of the Kahoy Project in 2008.