Helping the Sama/Bajau

In many ways the Sama and Bajau (Sama Palaˈu) are an oppressed people. War, domination by other tribes, and cultural misunderstandings have put them in this position. Many such as yourself have noticed this and are looking for ways to help.

The number 1 way to help the Sama and our sub-group the Bajau is through giving them a VOICE! In addition to voice we recognize the benefits of accessible education. We believe that’s online community for Sama does this. We can only do this with two stipulations.

1) We need people who will promote to Sama people.
2) We need content with the goal of education. If you are developing educational material for the Sama/Bajau, we would love to help you share them with Sama throughout the Philippines.

In addition to these two key aspects of our website we are still in search of more ways to help the Sama.

Being a connecting point for livelihood projects between the Sama/Bajau and outside help is a future goal of ours.

Join us in helping our people, the Sama!

p.s. please leave your comments and questions on helping the Sama and the Bajau a subgroup.

5 Responses

  1. Ahmad (Anak-iluh)
    Ahmad (Anak-iluh) April 21, 2011 at 8:46 am |

    MashaAllah, malingkat tuud in Website niyu ini. I have been searching for such kind of website that will promote and advocate the welfares of our brother Sinamas.

    InshaAllah, I will addd this to my blog and I will help promote this page to my friends.

    Salam Kasilasa

  2. Jane Sermonia
    Jane Sermonia March 9, 2012 at 7:55 am |

    I want to have a sinama dictionary. Hope u can help
    Me with this. I am involve in a badjau ministry, and having plans of relocating them i a community that they will be accepted. Teaching and giving them livelihhod programs with the help from local government and non goverment organizations. Thanks andGod bless!

  3. elizabeth aguilar
    elizabeth aguilar April 3, 2012 at 10:53 am |


    i am elizabeth aguilar from teatrofilipino integrated, inc. we have a project about the sama dilaut people and was wondering if we can coordinate with your organization regarding information about their traditions and practices. our production aims to raise awareness about the plight of the sama dilaut people and will be working with their displaced members in Manila.

    we will be staging a show starting the first week of May 2012 at the Rizal Park open-air auditorium. i hope that you can work with us in making this show a success. i can be reached at …

    thanks much and i hope to hear from you soon.

    elizabeth aguilar
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  4. Elms Ty
    Elms Ty February 4, 2015 at 5:42 pm |

    Magey-magey nakow! hi we are developing learning modules for Sama/Bajau Children in Cabanatuan, Manila, Pque, and Taguig, may i ask if you have compilation of Sama/Bajau children songs and play that we can use as strategy in teaching the young children. please email me at Magkusul!


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