This beautiful artwork on Carmen "Nanay Mameng" Deunida,
chairperson of KADAMAY was made by artist Paps Osmubal.
Pagpupugay kay Nanay Mameng!
Carmen "Nanay Mameng" Deunida is a well-respected urban poor leader who does not mince words when telling the truth. She is the chairperson emeritus of the national urban poor alliance, KADAMAY, and also a leader of the mass organisations Gabriela and Anakpawis.
I brought my younger daughter with me to listen and learn from Nanay Mameng in the tribute given to her one October afternoon at the University of the Philippines. There are many lessons to be learned from the lives of living heroes and heroines like Nanay Mameng that may not be found in her school books.
These are some of the photographs I took from the tribute at the Bulwagang Tandang Sora, UP College of Social Works and Community Development.
|Photocredit: Amy Muga|