resilience

We Are Oxfam Pilipinas
Oxfam Pilipinas: Who We Are We at Oxfam Pilipinas are dreaming and working for a future where Filipinos are free from poverty. Our dream is for a country that is resilient, where gender justice and active citizenship thrive. For more than 30 years, serving in a country where close to 27 million now...
Stitching Up the Economic Wound of COVID-19: The Women Sewers of Kamuning Public Market
The Kamuning Public Market was closed last March when an enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) was declared to slow the spread of COVID-19. Only food vendors were allowed to sell. Seamstresses like 61-year-old Lina Arroyo had to stay at home--a mandate she found hard to follow.
The COVID-19 Roadblock: Community quarantines isolated communities but cut farmers off from markets and consumers
The COVID-19 Roadblock: Community quarantines isolated communities but cut farmers off from markets and consumers
Market vendors needed to sell to their customers confined at home. Motorized rickshaw drivers needed a new route to earn money. An app and a community initiative brought them all together. (Photo: Ana P. Santos)
Market vendors needed to sell to their customers confined at home. Motorized rickshaw drivers needed a new route to earn money. An app and a community initiative brought them all together.
Humanitarian workers are regularly confronted by difficult choices. What humanitarian worker worth his or her salt has not been confronted by the possibility of either doing harm or doing nothing; or was stuck in a situation where good intentions are not enough in the face of bad or worse options?...
In a covered court in the middle of a rice field in Tacloban City, Philippines, cooperative banker-development worker Ramil Boniel is helping Oxfam award insurance plans to families, many of whom were displaced by Super Typhoon Yolanda in 2013. The insurance plans are incentives for members who...
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