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HAPI Celebrates Its 7th Anniversary!

By Shane / December 25, 2020 / 0 Comments

December 25th marks the 7th year anniversary of HAPI! It has been seven years of ups and downs, struggles and triumphs, differences and unification. There were even several changes implemented before the end of this tumultuous year, but now a rekindled fire burns as the organization prepares to help humanity through various projects planned throughout the Philippines […]

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A Year-End Party with HAPI Kids – Alabang!

By Shane / December 18, 2020 / 0 Comments

The HAPI KIDS – ALABANG YEAR END PARTY took place on December 12, 2020 and was spearheaded by HAPI Jr. Ambassador, Angie Driskell, and HAPI CFO, Maria Juana Valenzuela, in an effort to end a tumultuous year on a high note.  The children were given a short talk on proper hygiene and given reminders on […]

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HAPI Spotlight: Mutya Valenzuela

By Shane / November 6, 2020 / 0 Comments

Sherwin Dane Haro Nov. 3, 2020 San Jose, Antique, Philippines Audio narration by Shane Haro All too often, we hear stories about people who experience a painful childhood and come out the other side too broken to ever enact positive change in the world. Mutya Valenzuela, HAPI Board of Trustees member and one of the […]

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A Look Back, Pt. III: HAPI’s 3rd Quarter

By Shane / October 27, 2020 / 0 Comments

Six months into the reign of COVID-19, the Humanist Alliance Philippines, International (HAPI) continues to go from strength to strength, finding ways to empower Filipinos through secular humanism despite the still(!) increasing threat of the pandemic. You don’t see us giving up though, as this quarterly highlight reel will demonstrate in a bit. But before […]

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HAPI Jr. Health is Wealth Initiative – A Step Forward in the Right Direction

By Shane / October 17, 2020 / 0 Comments

HAPI Jr. Health is Wealth Initiative – A Step Forward in the Right Direction Angie Driskell Oct. 15, 2020 Metro Manila The HAPI Jr. Health is Wealth Intitiative was designed to be a series of events in various locations around the metro. The goal is to not only provide food items for children so they […]

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Suiting up the Aeta kids of Mt. Haduan!

By Shane / October 12, 2020 / 0 Comments

Mutya Valenzuela Bulacan “Giving is not just about making a donation. It’s about making a difference.” When you have something that you are no longer using, please donate it to someone else. When I heard that the children from the Aeta community of Mt. Haduan were in need of uniforms, I posted about it in […]

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HAPI-EVO Anti-Covid Campaign

By Shane / October 11, 2020 / 0 Comments

Mutya Valenzuela Malolos, Bulacan HAPI-EVO Anti-Covid Campaign is just one of our HAPI events, to wit: “We cannot do all the good that the world needs. But the world needs all the good that we can do.” Tricycle drivers, pedicab drivers and trolley operators are also frontliners. Everyday, they have to bring their passengers to […]

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Donating Rice and Sardines to HAPI KIDS Alabang

By Shane / October 10, 2020 / 0 Comments

Maria Juana Valenzuela Malolos, Bulacan “Today’s children are tomorrow’s future. They hold the future in their little hands. What we give them today is our tomorrow. Make sure everyone understands.” Last October 5, Jamie Del Rosario-Martinez, Project Coordinator of Humanist Alliance Philippines International in Alabang went out to give some rice and sardines to the […]

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HAPI Spotlight: Filipinas del Valle

By Shane / September 1, 2020 / 0 Comments

Sherwin Dane Haro Aug. 26, 2020 San Jose, Antique, Philippines Audio version of the article. Narrated by Shane Haro. Striking up a casual convo with HAPI Executive Secretary Filipinas del Valle, the first thing you’ll probably notice is her total lack of a filter. With that rowdy attitude, loud cackle and a potty mouth that […]

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Fulfilling Dreams, Pt. 2: Silong Tanglaw

By Shane / July 19, 2020 / 0 Comments

Angie Driskell June 3 / July 4, 2020 Metro Manila Silong Tanglaw Foundation is a home for boys that have been referred by their local government agencies to be placed in a safe and healthy environment. The facility, which was originally donated by a religious organization, is located in Quezon City. The boys are provided […]

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