Believes That we need more Filipino and values-centric materials That engage today’s generation. That learning is best achieved through Fun, stories and entertainment.
Instigated through the launch of MA-I Komiks in 2015 under another publisher, Kawangis exists to fill this gap. Over the past years, we have been reaching the archipelago and beyond!

Core Team

Engr. Aria Chelabian
General Manager
Creator of MA-I Komiks and a certified gamer, he graduated from Mapua Institute of Technology and is a practicing Industrial Engineer specializing in process management. He also recently completed a certificate course on IP in Emerging Markets under the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines. With a vast experience on retail and manufacturing, He co-founded Kawangis Publishing in 2016.
Faye Villanueva-Chelabian
Content and Marketing Manager
She has been in the Filipino publishing industry for 20 years to date and has helped in around a hundred or so trade books and educational videos as an editor, writer, illustrator or marketer. She graduated AB Mass Communications at the University of Perpetual Help Las Pinas Campus and took film-related courses from renowned practitioners in the industry. She later co-founded Kawangis Publishing in 2016.
Lawrence Martin
Game Development Head / Logistics Manager

Lawrence is a wizard on games both in digital and tabletop and is also a certified Dungeon Master since the age of 12. He is a practicing Systems Technician in a multi-national company and is a graduate of Computer Engineering at the Mapua Institute of Technology. He also co-founded Kawangis Publishing in 2016 to make Filipino-centric tabletop games available in the market.
Fayola Mae Bonifacio-Villanueva, CPA
Finance and Accounting Manager

Fayola graduated BS Accountancy in the Far Eastern University, Cum Laude and is also a licensed CPA. She is very passionate about involving herself in philanthropic work that helps our society be a better place to live in. She recently completed the partners in Ministry course of International Graduate School of Leadership.
Bianca Chloe Bonifacio
Sales Coordinator (Schools)

She earned BA Secondary Education in the Far Eastern University, Magna Cum Laude, and has a Master’s degree in Education. She is a licensed teacher and very much involved in philanthropic work. In case she looks familiar, you might have seen her in different places around the Metro performing her own Spoken Word poetry.


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Contact Information

+63 917 819 1959 / +63 917 830 4423
Kawangis Publishing CO.