Are you being called by God to minister to unreached ethnic groups?
Find out before you finally jump into it. PFM offers you a chance to live and
work among a tribal group for a minimum of 2 weeks or a maximum of 2 months.
Below is an overview of the program ...
Orientation - 1 day
Cultural Do's and Don't's
What Missionaries do in tribal evangelism
Village - 10 days
After the orientation, you will then go with a resident missionary to
the selected tribal village where you will be given the chance to do what
the missionaries are doing, or you may just observe their activities and
hang out with the people.
At the end of each day, there is evaluation and sharing time. The purpose of
which is to process what you have been learning and to clarify some questions or
observation you have.
Travel Time - 2-3 days (depending on the location)
Available Locations for Exposure Groups
Dumagat Tribe - Sierra Madre mountains
These are 5,000 negrito related semi nomadic people scattered in
small clusters of houses in the foot of the Sierra Madre mountain
range between Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Quezon and Aurora.
Kalinga Tribe - Balbalan, Kalinga Province
This is a relatively sophisticated tribe that still practice their
traditional culture. The villages are larger here and all around the
mountains have rice terraces. The Kalinga are famous for putting stone
terraces and dikes on the side of the mountains.
Kalanguya Tribe - Tinoc, Ifugao Province
There are 9,000 Kalanguya people in this isolated mountain
municipality. You either have to walk 8 hours, ride a four wheel drive
vehicle for 5 hours or charter a plane.
Sambal Aeta Tribe - Botolan, Zambales
There are 7,000 Sambal Aetas near the Mt. Pinatubo. The people there
still practice their traditional religion.