advocacy

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 […]

Read More

HAPI-Sorsogon Goes on a Nature Trip!

By Shane / May 7, 2021 / 0 Comments

By Stephany Lovendino HAPI Sorsogon – Writer In celebration of World Earth Day, HAPI-Sorsogon conducted its biggest breakthrough as a Chapter with the HAPI Film Screening and HAPI Tree Planting Activity – a two-day event serving the earth and humanity, full of learning, laughter, and adventure! The HAPI Film Screening was held in Salvacion, Castilla, […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

HAPI-Zambales Launches Community Pantry

By Shane / April 20, 2021 / 0 Comments

By Van Catayong HAPI Zambales Lead Convenor “What we ordinary Filipinos lack in privilege we make up for courage. To give from out of our overabundance is liberality; but to give out of poverty is valor.” – Joel Salud HAPI-Zambales installed the province’s first Community Pantry last April 18 in front of Rabang’s Bakery along […]

Read More

HAPI Jr. Brings “Springtime” to Bulacan

By Shane / April 17, 2021 / 0 Comments

HAPI Jr. kicked off its “Springtime” series of events last April 10, 2021 in Malolos, Bulacan in cooperation with the HAPI-Bulacan Mothers and the Chapter’s Lead Convenor, Mutya Valenzuela. The theme was chosen by the HAPI Jr. Ambassador, Angie Driskell, as the spring season symbolizes light, life, and new hope. Due to the strict protocol […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More
bible, church, wedding

An Atheistic God

By Shane / April 13, 2021 / 0 Comments

By Rado Gatchalian The FILOsopher For centuries, this mind-boggling question, “Does God exist?” has catapulted our civilizations to secondary, yet also primal, questions of peace and violence, of good and evil, of liberty and authority. It is 2021 and we still battle with this one fundamental question that ultimately defines our existence: who we are […]

Read More

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, […]

Read More
coronavirus, quarantine, mask

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 […]

Read More
Scroll to Top