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Rappler's latest stories on ACF


How 'mindfulness' helps us deal with high-stress jobs

Sep 18, 2015 - 1:03 PM

Humanitarian work is not easy so how do the people who help survivors survive their own jobs?

Photo exhibit: A crisis almost forgotten

Aug 23, 2015 - 2:00 PM

Nearly two years since the Zamboanga conflict ended the survival of the IDPs remains affected by crisis situation

 Photo by Veejay Villafranca/ACF Photo by Veejay Villafranca/ACF

International aid groups rush to reach Nepal quake victims

Apr 26, 2015 - 2:00 AM

Aid organizations responding to the emergency struggle to assess the needs with communications cut off around the Himalayan nation

Masbate's barangay folks lead sanitation efforts

Nov 19, 2014 - 1:23 PM

Find out how several communities on the island of Masbate changed a bad habit that threatened their health and the environment

Muslim leaders to ISIS: Return to 'religion of mercy'

Sep 26, 2014 - 12:30 PM

In an open letter against the Islamic State Muslim leaders say Islam forbids the murder of innocent people including journalists and aid workers

NO TO ISIS. Indian Muslims shout slogans during a protest in New Delhi, India on June 21, 2014. Demonstrators protest against the killings of Shiite Muslims in Iraq. Many Indians from Punjab and Kerala are stuck in Iraq after Mosul and Tikrit were overrun by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). File photo by Money Sharma/EPA

#notinmyname: Muslims use social media to fight ISIS

Sep 23, 2014 - 7:12 AM

Tell ISIS that they can t murder in your name says a social media campaign against the ideology of hate

REJECTING ISIS. On social media, Muslims fight ISIS through the #notinmyname campaign. Screen grab from Active Change Foundation on Youtube

Living with no water or toilets in North Cotabato

Aug 06, 2014 - 6:07 PM

With water within their reach residents started building toilets This is a 180 degree turn from what they did before – open defecation

NO WATER. Many people take water for granted, but for some children in North, it becomes a luxury. Photo from ACF

End hunger for today's and tomorrow's generation

May 31, 2014 - 9:00 AM

Is it possible to end hunger for generations to come? The answer is a big yes advocates say How? Governments should step up

UNITED ACTION. Health workers, volunteers, families, and advocates are encouraged to come together to work towards claiming victory in the global battle against hunger. Photo from ACF International Philippines

Malnutrition: A lack of food and good governance

May 22, 2014 - 8:15 PM

Lack of budget is an overused excuse health advocates protest The real problem lies with wrong prioritization

HEALTH FACILITIES. Lack of funding and staff are the usual problems experienced by health centers across the country. Rolex Dela Pena/EPA

When hunger is a daily battle

May 17, 2014 - 9:15 AM

A mother Mercy del Rosario realizes that she and her husband need to learn how to be good parents to save the lives of their malnourished children

HUNGRY HOME. The Del Rosario family has been struggling with hunger and poverty for over two decades. Putting food on their children's plates is an everyday battle for the parents. All photos by Fritzie Rodriguez/

Action Against Hunger to aid over 300,000 Yolanda victims

Dec 06, 2013 - 11:34 AM

Food water and sanitation aid from Action Against Hunger International have reached affected towns including remote villages

LIFE-SAVING INTERVENTION. Action Against Hunger (Action Contre la Faim) International distributes aid in Yolanda-affected communities. Photo by Lucile Grosjean/ACF International

DOTC awards P25-M contract for MRT magnetic cards

Sep 16, 2013 - 1:40 PM

Banner Plastic Card bags the contract for the supply of 4 24 million pieces of new magnetic tickets for the MRT 3

MAGNETIC TICKETS. The DOTC awards the contract for the supply of new MRT-3 tickets. Photo obtained from the PPP Center

DSWD allots P160 M for 'Labuyo' victims

Aug 13, 2013 - 10:25 PM

At least 30 782 families in 5 regions in Luzon need assistance after their areas were hit by Typhoon Labuyo