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CDO approves equality, diversity ordinance

The City of Golden Friendship made a mark to end discrimination after the city council of Cagayan de Oro approved the Equality and Diversity Ordinance on August 10, 2020.  It can be recalled that the Technical Working Group (TWG) of which Equal Access International-Philippines is a part of, first convened in September 2019 to create…

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Alumni Online Kamustahan: Connecting us together

In an effort to connect young peace influencers together during this pandemic, Equal Access International-Philippines (EAI-PH) launched its Alumni Online Kamustahan- a series of webinars geared for the alumni community to share recent developments and new ideas they are working on during the quarantine period.  On July 25, 2020, the first online session focused on…

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EAI-PH amplifies discussion on the newly enacted Anti-Terrorism Law

Various discussions on the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) of 2020 had been surfacing online even before President Rodrigo Duterte signed it into law on July 3, 2020. While information-sharing in the digital space was widely visible, Equal Access International-Philippines (EAI-PH), took the opportunity to also amplify the discussion through the traditional media platforms. Towards the end…

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PPF Wrap-up: Celebrating the Minda youth

After 11 months of hard work and collaboration, 11 young leaders from Mindanao have completed the first Peace Promotion Fellowship (PPF) program of Equal Access International-Philippines (EAI-PH). Leading youth development agencies in the country such as the Bangsamoro Youth Commission (BYC), National Youth Commission (NYC), and the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) of the…

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Regional Messaging Hub nodes show strong referral pathway potential

One of the four functions of the OURmindaNOW messaging hub is the ‘information ecosystem’ among and within its regional nodes. Its potential to form a referral pathway mechanism was again proven during the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis.  It can be recalled that on July 7, 2020, 414 Locally Stranded Individuals (LSIs) from Manila bound for…

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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…