Tboli Children

The hope for the future truly lies in their hands, as they shape and mold the world around them, they enable the tribal children to thrive.


A cave where Allah River passes through. It is a four kilometer subterranean tributary located at Barangay Laconon, Tboli, South Cotabato.

Lake Holon

The one of the most idyllic of lakes in the Philippines is Lake Holon (Lake Maughan) in T'boli, South Cotabato. Frequently visited by trekkers and mountaineers.


T'boli men and women view white teeth as ugly and fit only for animals. As a result, they practise tamblang, which is the filing of teeth into nihik or regular shapes and blackening them with the sap of a wild tree bark such as silob or olit.

First-class Town

T'Boli is a 1st class municipality in the province of South Cotabato, Philippines. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 60,693 people in 12,679 households.