Three Aims of the Katipunan:
It wanted to free the Philippines from Spain, by force of arms if necessary.
members, called Katipuneros, were taught to make and use weapons.
The Katipunan saw all men, rich or poor, as equals.
The Katipuneros were taught to care for one another in times of sickness
The society took care of its sick. If a member died, the Katipunan helped to pay
the cost of a simple funeral.
| The people who joined the
Katipunan came mostly from
the poor working class, although some members, such as
Dr. Pio Valenzuela and Mariano Alvarez, belonged to the
middle class. The membership of the Katipunan grew to
Dr. Pio Valenzuela