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For Oxfam Pilipinas, proceeds will go to helping ensure that poor families have access to water, sanitation and hygiene items to protect their health, and help them recover from the effects of COVID-19—particularly those who lost their livelihood or income during the community quarantine period.
Celebrate Women's Month by standing up for Women's Rights at the #WeMakeHerstory happening on March 7, 2020, 2:00 - 8:00 pm at Liwasang Aurora, Quezon Memorial Circle. Support our local women entrepreneurs and farmers at the Women's Market. Participate on the activities and learn more about various...
Recognizing the role of women in the peace process, the United Youth of the Philippines-Women (UnYPhil-Women) with support from Oxfam in partnership with the Australian Government through the project Women's Empowerment for Leadership in Development and Peace in the Bangsamoro (WELD-Peace),...
When a humanitarian emergency fades from the headlines there is a tendency to forget that many people displaced by armed conflict continue to face difficulties and uncertainties to survive. This World Refugee Day, just like many days before, we stand together with thousands of internally displaced...
Twelve months since the Inclusive and Affordable Financial Facilities for Resilient and Developed Filipinos (IAFFORD) project was implemented in Brgy.103-Palanog, Tacloban City, Leyte, several families are now wiser in terms of planning for their financial security. They have gained discipline in...
Terisita's leadership has been put to test when her community was battered by Tropical Storm Urduja (Kai-tak) . The storm caused heavy floods and landslides in Biliran province in December 2017.
Advancing women’s rights has seen many gains in the Philippines; yet many women continue to experience multiple and intersecting forms of discrimination and oppression. These are magnified during humanitarian emergencies.
Marianita assists her 86-year-old mother in taking her medicines.
I learned the importance of saving from experiencing medical emergencies in our family. Now, I am glad that we are provided with a very accessible and better way to safe keep our money”, shares Marianita Magtarayo, a mother of three.
Women of Marawi
Eight months after the conflict erupted in Marawi, the pursuit of recovery remains a long-term endeavor. While needs of displaced families are continually being addressed by government and humanitarian actors, a big number of the displaced population continue to face difficult conditions.