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The Role of Financial Technology in Disaster Recovery Efforts Oxfam Pilipinas Lenndo EFL
Digital financial technology is playing a role in helping communities in the recovery effort. Oxfam has partnered with Singapore based FinTech, LenddoEFL, for its digital identity verification solution, known as electronic know your customer (eKYC). This technology allows the user’s identity to be...
On 27th May 2020, COM, UNYPHIL-Women, and IDEALS, Inc. provided psychological first aid (PFA). PFA aims to provide psychological support to ensure the mental need of the survivors, especially children, are addressed. The team also distributed water kits, and hygiene items to ensure that 348...
Oxfam Pilipinas and IDEALS conduct Legal Mission to South Upi
Barangay Kuya, South Upi is home to the Teduray Tribe, one of the most known Indigenous Peoples in the country. South Upi has vast lands of fertile soil home to healthy animals. Their primary livelihood is farming and their main source of power is solar energy. The Teduray lived peacefully until...
While the coronavirus crisis means that Oxfam’s work is needed now more than ever, we now have less money to pay for it. Like many charities and businesses, the pandemic has hit our finances hard. We’ve had to close shops, cancel fundraising events, and absorb rising costs. Fundraising conditions...
In the face of COVID-19, a new direction for Oxfam
Oxfam is on a journey from a confederation where power was held by its northern members who funded lifesaving work in developing countries, to a global network of organizations working together with allies both to beat poverty and fight its root causes such as conflict, climate change, and gender...
Oxfam Pilipinas NGO Phiippines
Our economic model is cracking under the weight of so many wrongs. It has beenmore than a month since the Philippine government implemented an enhanced community quarantine in the National Capital Region,which is home to 13 million people. Other areas of the Philippines followed with general and...
We need pro-poor and pro-women approaches to hurdle this health, poverty, and inequality crisis. The coronavirus pandemic is exposing one of our greatest weaknesses as a society: the widening gap between the rich and the poor. With no end in sight at the moment, the impact of COVID-19 will be...
Preventing transmission of the COVID-19 disease requires that we consistently exercise proper health and hygiene protocols, both in our homes and in public spaces. Authorities have also advised that we all steer clear of large gatherings, avoid using public transportation, follow “community...
Through her role, Elizabeth was able to help the communities access services from the government such as water, electricity, and livelihoods. Her most unforgettable humanitarian response is the all-out-war that happened in Mindanao in 2000, where she saw hope beyond the harsh realities of war.
With or without emergencies, Noraida Abo seldom stays at the office of the United Youth of the Philippines-Women (UnYPhil-Women), a local women’s rights organization she currently heads in the southern region of the Philippines. She prefers the outdoors where she experiences first hand the complex...

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