Tuesday, August 30, 2011

UP student wins intl award for building libraries in rebel hotspots

A 16-year-old Filipina Christian-Muslim won an international award for building libraries and distributing books in areas known to be hotspots of rebel and terrorist groups in the Philippines.

Arizza Ann Sahi-Nocum, the administrator of the Kristiyano-Islam Peace Library (Kris), was the first Filipina to win the prestigious Zonta International Young Women in Public Affairs Award (YWPA).