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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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An Important Announcement from HAPI

By Shane / April 4, 2021 / 0 Comments

Humanist Alliance Philippines, International hereby confirms the following information for the knowledge of all our members, donors, and affiliates: The former Chief Finance Officer, Edwin ‘Dweng’ Bulaclac, Jr. was relieved of his title and duties after his unauthorized leave from the organization in November 2020. He is no longer affiliated with HAPI. The current Chief […]

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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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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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IN PHOTOS | HAPI International Women’s Month

By Marissa Langseth / March 25, 2021 / 0 Comments

HAPI International Women’s Month! This is us. We empower women, especially those who spell women as “we, men”. For the month of March, I applaud, cherish, and dedicate this month to the women in HAPI who dedicate their lives to humanity in general and HAPI specifically. Some of them are mothers with full-time jobs yet […]

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ULIKID: Ang Pag-amlig sa Tunga Sang Katalagman

By Shane / March 24, 2021 / 0 Comments

By Eldemar SabeteHAPI Bacolod HAPI Bacolod, along with the Youth Empowering Youth Initiative and San Agustin Red Cross successfully conducted Batch 4 of Project ULIKID: Ang Pag-Amlig sa Tunga sang Katalagman this past February. Teachers and staff from Julio Mapa Elementary School, Talisay City, Negros Occidental expressed gratitude as they received reams of bond papers, […]

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HAPI Holds “Duyan: Online Pajama Party” for Kids Living with HIV

By Shane / March 21, 2021 / 0 Comments

Yesterday, Humanist Alliance Philippines, International held its first online event, “Duyan: Online Pajama Party” to benefit Filipino Kids Living with HIV. The kids and the parents were welcomed by HAPI Zambales Lead Convenor Van Catayong with a very short but meaningful message. HAPI Jr. Ambassador Angelica Driskell followed afterward, entertaining the kids in a storytelling […]

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HAPI’s Stance on Anti-Asian Violence

By Shane / March 20, 2021 / 0 Comments

The recent spike of anti-Asian violence in the USA has been disturbing to humanity, especially the attacks on Korean women in a massage parlor in Atlanta. The shooter was a young, ultra-religious Southern Baptist man, with “pizza, guns, drums, music, and God” as a summation of his “good life”. He objectified and vilified these women […]

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Duyan: Online Pajama Party

By Shane / March 20, 2021 / Comments Off on Duyan: Online Pajama Party

“Know Better, Live Better” This coming March 20, HAPI will hold an event for the kids living with HIV of Duyan via Zoom. It will be our second event with them as we were not able to see them or plan anything during the 2020 pandemic and lockdown. We will have an online activity for […]

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