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HAPI Hearts Day – A view from a Swiss Guest

By admin | February 21, 2016

February 22, 2016 HAPI hearts day – Valentines day 2016 Last Sunday I found myself in Alabang for the HAPI Riles Nutrition Campaign. It was the second occasion that I was able to attend a HAPI feeding and it was most certainly not my last time. Since it was Valentines day as well, everything felt […]

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Environmental Aid / Clean up Drive by HAPI – Leyte in collab with other societies

By admin | February 21, 2016

 February 22, 2016    I had this  plan since my last visit there in Feb. – March 2015. It shocked me observing how people just throw rubbish they carry as they please, & seeing places so dirty. I had lived 18 yrs in the Phil., I’ve been living here in central Europe since 29 years, […]

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What’s Inside The Mind of A Bible-Believing Christian and Why Are They So Intolerant About LGBT Issues by Jerald D. Aquino

By admin | February 20, 2016

When Manny Pacquiao was asked in an interview about his take on same sex marriages, he likened people who engage in homosexual acts as “worse than animals.”  I knew it.  It’s bound to happen.  It was like a ticking time bomb, and that bomb did explode when he opened his mouth on a very sensitive […]

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HAPI Statement: A time for Choosing: Salonga vs Pacquiao

By admin | February 19, 2016

There was a time under religion that I comfortably ignored the subtle and not so subtle attacks on the LGBT community. Although I had gay friends, I viewed their efforts to fight for equality as an “agenda”. I had chosen the supremacy of religion over the human rights of fellow citizens. My exodus from that […]

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A Birthday Wish for ALL from John Isaac Saguit : Can we just Get Along?

By admin | February 18, 2016

February 19, 2016 I don’t want to start my birthday with loads of negative emotions, so I’m just gonna let these all out. You already probably heard about it. Yes, about Manny Pacquiao’s statement, his usage of words from the Bible to back it up, and the outrage of the LGBTQIA+ community against it. Now, […]

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The State of HAPI-ness

By admin | February 15, 2016

February 15, 2016 Greetings from NYC, USA! Now that we’ve reached our second year as an organization, it’s a good idea to remember why we do the things we do. Why are we HAPI? Trailblazers First: we are HAPI because we envision ourselves as the trailblazers of secular humanism in the Philippines. This is our […]

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A HAPI Teaser of our General Assembly!

By admin | February 8, 2016
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Press Release: 2016 HAPI General Assembly to be held in Cebu City, PH

By admin | February 4, 2016

Mr. Olarte works as a  Knowledge Management  Adviser for the United Nations Headquarters  in New York.  HAPI will be having its first General Assembly on 21 February 2016 in Hamersons Hotel, Cebu City, Philippines. The purposes of the GA are to strengthen the strategy of the HAPI organization and the sense of community of members. “We believe […]

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HUWARANG GURO*: Jahziel T. Ferrer, HAPI AED

By admin | February 2, 2016

By: Danielle Hill   “I want to create positive change through education. It is my desire to see fellow Filipinos value humanity and put human rights first before any creed or dogma.” – Ferrer, 2015 It is well-known that Filipinos place an extremely high value on education, and compared with other countries in the Southeast […]

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