The sun shines over Sulu's minarets. Sulu is one of five provinces under the Muslim autonomous region in Mindanao. (Mindanao Examiner Photo)
SULU, Philippines (Mindanao Examiner / August 20, 2009) – The Federation of the Tausug Youth Organizations conducted a cleanliness drive called "Project M.I.B" (Men in Broom) in the capital town of Jolo in the southern Filipino province of Sulu.
Armed with brooms, tens of dozens mostly youth and students participated in the recent campaign in an effort to help maintain cleanliness in Jolo. Members of the Federation of the Tausug Youth Organizations have pledged to help advocate cleanliness in Sulu.
Tim Ijiran, an adviser to the Federation of the Tausug Youth Organizations, said an Islamic Da'wah is also ongoing in Jolo.
Many youth groups in Sulu are active in different advocacy campaigns.