Kindness spread faster than COVID-19 By Eldemar R. Sabete Bacolod City The massive spreading of the current pandemic threatens the existence of every human being but never its capacity to bring out our true humanity. It’s been months now since our government has declared community quarantines and lockdowns throughout the country in hopes that it...
HAPI promotes secular humanism as a progressive philosophy suggesting that human beings, given the right education, can be ethical and morally upright even without divine interference.
HAPI is a democratic organization with members from different social sectors in various countries aiming to defend each individual’s right to personal and collective freedom, equal treatment and opportunity, safe and healthy living.
HAPI is the only secular humanist organization in the Philippines that is SEC-registered and fully functional in the community, with outreach programs like Kids Nutrition Campaign, Secular Humanist Advocacy Development and Education (SHADE), Green Movement, and LGBTQ & Straight Alliance among others.
Michael Sherman, AICP, a humanist city planner, is the current HAPI Chairman. Michael has done a lot of work for the betterment of his community and also for the people in the Philippines.
Alain Presillas is a lifelong learner with always has enthusiasm to learn more. He believes that there’s more to life than business and money, we should live our lives in humanist way, in any chance we have.
A Short Trip to Dumaguete Written by Alvin John Ballares March 10, 2020 Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental It’s been 6 months and 5 days long since I last stepped foot on Negros Island, some 688 kilometers away from Metro Manila my current home. A downpour greeted me upon arrival at Bacolod airport. Then I had […]Read More
Planeteers Unite! When HAPI joined Planet Cora Written by Mutya Valenzuela February 9, 2020 Las Piñas City, Philippines January 24th marks the first Planet Cora Coastal Clean up for the year 2020 and as the HAPI Secretariat Head Operations I would not pass up that chance of joining them. I have always been into […]Read More
According to Dr. Louie Ocampo, UNAIDS Philippines country director, Philippines has been ranked with the fastest-growing (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) HIV epidemic not only in Asia and the Pacific but in the world based on the UNAIDS 2018 report where it recorded about 13,384 new HIV infections, or a staggering 203% higher than the 4,419 infections […]Read More