While the public and private schools have just entered on its second month of classes, for madaris in different parts of Mindanao or even across the country, it’s already a closing period.
On July 4, we were able to capture this closing rites of a madrasah in Barangay Cuyapon, Kabacan, North Cotabato. We would like to thank the staff of Moro Peoples Core for facilitating us to witness this rare event.
(Kabpaminto is a Maguindanawon term for “closing rites.”)
KABACAN, North Cotabato (MindaNews/09 July) — Purok Malimo in the small village of Cuyapon here was abuzz. Women were busy preparing food, men were busy fixing up the stage, and children clad in their abayas and kopias, and some in togas were milling around, excited for one of the most important events of their lives: graduation day. [ Read Full Story]