Humanist Alliance Philippines International

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 New Financial Team at HAPI

By Marissa Langseth / November 30, 2020 / 0 Comments

Greetings from New York  USA! May I present to you a very HAPI announcement: Please be informed that HAPI has a  new financial team starting December 2020, in celebration of our 7th HAPI anniversary, and to start anew for our 8th year. Ms. Maria Juana Valenzuela will be the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO),  while […]

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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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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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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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Thunberg Knock-Off, Never Fake

By Shane / July 17, 2020 / 0 Comments

Angelo Greñas July 2020 Every day, as I walk my way to school, I have this habit of covering my nose with a handkerchief, fearing that the polluted air might kill me on the spot. This is me when I was in my junior high school years, and yes, that was a very naïve act […]

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HAPI Spotlight: Dweng Bulaclac

By Shane / June 12, 2020 / 0 Comments

Shane Haro June 2020 Antique When it comes to HAPI affairs, you’ll find that Chief Financial Officer and Branding Head Edwin “Dweng” Bulaclac, Jr. is strictly no-nonsense. It says a lot that community quarantine has only sharpened his focus rather than dull it, with HAPI’s recent PPE Mobilization Drive to Benefit Frontliners and Farmers’ Relief […]

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