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5 HAPI Pantries Spring Up Across the Philippines

By Marissa Langseth / May 10, 2021 / 0 Comments

By Marissa Torres-Langseth HAPI Founder Slowly, HAPI is becoming a household name in the Philippines. In our quest to bring smiles to Filipinos across Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao, the Humanist Alliance Philippines, International has managed to establish five HAPI community pantries over the past month. The Philippines, a country of over 7,000 islands, remains mired […]

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HAPI-Bacolod Joins Unified Call for Climate Action in “Istorya Klima”

By Shane / April 26, 2021 / 0 Comments

HAPI-Bacolod joined a host of other climate-conscious groups for “Istorya Klima: A Dialogue on ‘Solve Climate by 2030’ and Discussion on Local Climate Solutions” last April 9. “Solve Climate By 2030” is a global initiative kickstarted by the Center for Environmental Policy at Bard College to spark conversations about climate solutions. Since their first event, more […]

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HAPI-Bulacan Kicks Off the Bigasan Livelihood Program

By Shane / April 20, 2021 / 0 Comments

By Mutya Valenzuela HAPI Chief Finance Officer Mothers are often the central pillars of their families, and yet as women, they continue to face persistent inequality and injustice and bear the brunt of poverty. To overcome poverty, women must be empowered. When women are able to improve their lives, they transfer these improvements to the lives […]

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HAPI-Zambales Empowers People Living with HIV via Educational Seminar

By Shane / April 15, 2021 / 0 Comments

“Dare to reach out your hand into the darkness, to pull another hand into the light.” -Norman B. Rice Having HIV can be a source of major stress; it may challenge your sense of well-being or complicate existing mental health conditions. Last April 11, HAPI Zambales conducted its first ever educational seminar that aims to […]

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A Fierce Agnostic Mama: Angie Driskell | HAPI Spotlight

By Shane / April 9, 2021 / 0 Comments

By Sherwin Dane Haro Editor-in-Chief Never underestimate an activist’s heart, especially when they’re as tenacious of a humanist as Angelica “Angie” Driskell. If you’ve been following Humanist Alliance Philippines, International (HAPI) for the past few years, you might know her as the HAPI Auditor, a member of the Board of Trustees, the HAPI Jr. Ambassador, […]

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Science and humanism will get us through this pandemic

By Shane / April 5, 2021 / 0 Comments

By Merlie Figura HammerChemist & Retired Medical Underwriter Some basic definitions: an epidemic is when a disease affects a large number of people within a community, population, or region. A pandemic is an epidemic that has spread over multiple countries or continents. As Covid-19 began spreading in Wuhan, China, it became an epidemic. When the disease spread […]

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HAPI National joins HAPI-Zambales’ Bread Donation Drive!

By Shane / April 2, 2021 / 0 Comments

By Mutya ValenzuelaHAPI CFO Our initial plan for our first visit to Zambales province was to meet with the indigenous Aeta community in Sitio Lahong, Barangay Cadmang Reserva in the Municipality of Cabangan. The crew was made up of us at HAPI National and the leaders of HAPI-Zambales in partnership with the Cabangan Bushwhackers, led […]

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Welcome to the HAPI-Bicol Youth Camp!

By Shane / March 27, 2021 / 0 Comments

HAPI Bicol held its first-ever Youth Camp at the Green Hillside Nest Campsite in Abucay, Pilar, Sorsogon all throughout this past February! 24 eager young campers, ranging from 15 to 21 years old, attended. The HAPI-Bicol Youth Camp is an e-learning and e-training program that focuses on critical thinking, humanism, volunteerism, secularism, human rights, and […]

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Aeta Community Ocular Visit

By Shane / March 27, 2021 / Comments Off on Aeta Community Ocular Visit

HAPI CFO Maria Juana “Mutya” Valenzuela, HAPI Junior Ambassador Angelica Driskell and company will do ocular inspection of the Aeta Community as recipients of HAPI Funds. The date shall also serve as the signing of MOA between the Tribal Community Elders and HAPI representatives. MOA shall disclose that donated construction materials shall be sustainable and […]

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HAPI Zambales Bread Giving 2021: Wave 3

By Shane / March 27, 2021 / Comments Off on HAPI Zambales Bread Giving 2021: Wave 3

Recipients of HAPI Zambales’ regular Bread Donation Drive on March 27 are the Aeta Community of Sitio Lahong, Cadmang Reserva, Cabangan. Total pledged donation: 100 bread packs. Thank you, Rabang’s Bakery for sponsoring this event!

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