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Peace Fellows start reaching communities for COVID-19 relief assistance

The challenge brought by the pandemic is still not over. Despite this seemingly insurmountable challenge, more and more individuals have come up with plans to reach communities most vulnerable to the coronavirus and the plaguing economic consequences it brings. In an unexpected shift of the Peace Promotion Fellowship (PPF) Program of the Equal Access International…

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PPF e-Kamustahan: Growing together despite the distance

While the world tries to battle a pandemic, our peace fellows rose up to the call- whether through working in the frontlines or planting vegetables in the backyard. Equal Access International Philippines conducted a series of PPF e-Kamustahan sessions with the first cohort of Peace Promotion Fellows (PPF) all over Mindanao. The online kamustahan served…

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LIST: EAI-PH BONDingan online learning videos

If you have not visited our official YouTube channel, search @EAI PH and explore some online learning videos, dubbed as BONDingan sessions.  From project management, partnerships, implementing gender-responsive programs to the power of narratives, take it from our Mindanaoan experts as they share ideas and useful tips that you can learn while you stay at…

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Coping and dealing with the ‘new normal’

Right before the ‘new normal’ sank in our minds, we felt mixed emotions of anxiety, hopelessness and feeling unsure of what is to come. The pandemic came with a crashing domino effect of the society’s entire system- from livelihood, health care, education, transportation, and a lot more!  People started to become flexible in order to…

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Observing Ramadhan in the time of pandemic: Reflections from the fast

This year’s observation of the holy month of Ramadhan by our Muslim brothers and sisters took place at a time when the coronavirus hit the world at a rapid pace, restricted movements and modified everyone’s life. With strict implementation of quarantine measures, performing the fast during Ramadhan came with adjustments and changes to what most…

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EAI-PH joins other orgs in amplifying risk communications on COVID-19

Various non-government organizations working across the country and worldwide pledged to support the Department of Health (DOH) to enhance risk communication in the COVID-19 crisis. Equal Access International joined other organizations in providing support through the OURmindaNOW Messaging Hub.  Despite the efforts and preventive measures that the Philippine government has implemented, there are still gaps…

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At your service: Tech Camp alums respond to COVID-19

While most of us had to stay and work from home, some chose to be outside their safety zones to maintain order and give comfort during this COVID-19 pandemic.  Referring to some, we have youth individuals- our OURmindaNOW Tech Camp Alumni, who heeded the call to serve the most vulnerable communities in Mindanao. Let us…

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OURmindaNOW messaging hub intensifies COVID-19 comms response

COVID-19 cases in the Philippines jumped to 8,000+ in the last week of April 2020. In Mindanao alone, more than 250 confirmed cases have been recorded from its six regions, with Davao region having the highest number. With millions of Filipinos entreated to stay at home and jobs put on hold, government and non-government organizations…

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Self-mindfulness in the time of pandemic

Breathing is a fundamental act of life. People are able to live because they are able to breathe. Yet, this simple process is often not given enough value in our busy schedules. Not even when we are staying at home brought by the COVID-19 pandemic. We have grown too accustomed to having it around that…

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Equal Access PH staff undergo data privacy orientation

Equal Access International (EAI) as a media and communication-oriented organization, recognizes the importance of data management and privacy. As a response, the EAI-Philippines team underwent an orientation on the Republic Act of 10173 or the Philippines Data Privacy Act of 2012 on March 2, 2020. The said orientation was aimed not only to revisit the…