The Mindanao Coalition of Development NGO Networks (MINCODE), the largest coalition of civil society organizations (CSOs) in Mindanao was organized in 1991 but was formally registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in January 18, 1993. The coalition is composed of 10 CSO networks with around 700 base organizations – 6 of the member networks are Mindanao affiliates of national networks – namely: Association of Foundations, Mindanao Alliance of Self-Help Societies-Southern Philippines Educational Cooperative Center (MASS-SPECC), Partnership for Philippine Support Service Agencies (PhilSSA), Philippine Partnership for the Development of Human Resources in the Rural Areas (PhilDHRRA), Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP),Pambansang Kilusanng Samahang Magsasaka (PAKISAMA)and 4 are homegrown Mindanao networks – namely: Agri-Aqua Development Coalition (AADC), Consortium of Bangsamoro Civil Society (CBCS), Coalition of Social Development Organizations – South Cotabato (CSDO-SC), and the Kahugpungan sa Mindanaw (KAMI).

The vital role of MINCODE as the largest coalition of NGOs/POs and cooperatives in Mindanao has been to effectively consolidate and direct support and interventions for poverty reduction and peace and development work in Mindanao. Its programs include Sustainable Development, Transparent, Accountable and Participatory Governance, Electoral Reforms, Social Enterprise, Economic Empowerment, Peace and Development and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) and Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM).

MINCODE has always been in the forefront for the advocacy and work for peace and development in Mindanao as the nature of the coalition is that it serves as a forum for discussion, dialogue and coordination among Mindanao networks of NGOs/POs/cooperatives concerning peace and development programs and its impact to the Mindanao community. It also serves as advocacy center of these networks in Mindanao on issues related to peace and development.

Our Vision for Mindanao

MINCODE envisions a Mindanao society where its peoples live with equity and peace, respectful of cultural diversities, caring of its rich natural resources and in harmony
with their Creator.

Our Vision for MINCODE

MINCODE is the largest coalition of united Mindanao-based civil society organizations that influences public policy, provides leadership in civil society and increases the effectiveness of social development work in Mindanao. 

Our Mission

We commit ourselves to taking the lead in the advocacy and action for peace and multiculturalist development and other key issues affecting Mindanao by mobilizing network members and communities in partnership with other key development players.

Our Focal Themes

  • Peace and Multiculturalism
  • Poverty Reduction
  • Integrated Risk Management
  • Mindanao CSOs Strengthening

Our Member Networks

Association of Foundations

Association of Foundations is the country’s first network of non-government organizations (NGOs). Its mission is to enable its member foundations to develop sustainable programs that serve their communities. 

Agri-Aqua Development Coalition – Mindanao

Agri-Aqua Development Coalition (AADC) stems from the Congress for a People’s Agrarian Reform. Its objective is to build a peasant’s coalition relying on principles of decision-making by consensus, collective claim-making and unity based on solidarity.

Coalition for Social Development Organizations – South Cotabato

The Coalition of Social Development Organizations in South Cotabato (CSDO-SC) is a private, non-profit, and non-stock social development organization composed of different NGOs and POs in the Province of South Cotabato.

Consortium of Bangsamoro Civil Society

The Consortium of Bangsamoro Civil Society (CBCS) is a solidarity network of Bangsamoro NGOs and other civil society orgnanisations committed to sustainable advocacy for peace, human rights, good governance and development.

Kahugpungan sa Mindanaw

KAMI is committed to the creation of a society based on justice and equality through participative and democratic mechanisms and premised upon the belief that freedom and development can only be fully attained in an atmosphere of peace.

Mindanao Alliance of Self-Help Societies – Southern Philippines Educational Cooperative Center

MASS SPECC Cooperative Development Center is the oldest and largest cooperative federation in the country. It started with mostly parish-based credit unions being organized in different dioceses in Mindanao during the 1950s.

Pambansang Kilusan ng mga Samahang Magsasaka – Mindanao

PAKISAMA) traces its roots to the series of grassroots consultation conducted in 1986, right after the EDSA People Power Revolution aimed at formulating a genuine agrarian and aquatic reform program.

Philippine Business for Social Progress – Mindanao

PBSP was registered in March 8, 1971 by 50 Filipino business leaders who pledged to set aside 1% of their companies’ net income before taxes for poverty reduction program for the country.

Partnership of Philippine Support Service Agencies

Upon its formation, PHILSSA embarked on a mission of prototyping innovative paradigms of sustainable development for the effective empowerment of urban sectors, namely, the slumdwellers, the formal and informal labor force, the youth, women, children, and the development workers themselves.

Philippine Partnership for the Development of Human Resources in Rural Areas (PhilDHRRA) – Mindanao

PhilDHRRA is a network of sixty-five (65) non-government organizations involved in various development activities in rural comunities all over the country.

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Mindanao Coalition of Development NGO Networks (MINCODE)

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