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For questions about this site or to find out more about the Oxfam Philippines program, you can leave a post or contact:

Glenn Quirino Maboloc

 Media & Communications Officer

+632 929-4470 local 110

gmaboloc@oxfam.org.uk 

 

For job or volunteer opportunities, please get in touch with:  

Efren Tadeo

Human Resources Manager

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35 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Kristine Servando  |  June 10, 2009 at 7:06 am

    Good day!

    Should you have any events lined up for this month, or in the coming months, we would appreciate it if you could let us know. Do send us invitations at interactive-news@abs-cbn.com.

    We are interested in covering any of the events you might have.

    Thank you!

    Sincerely,

    Kristine Servando

    Reply
    • 2. oxfamphilippines  |  June 10, 2009 at 7:30 am

      Wow. That’s so nice of you Kristine! I’ll be sure to send invites in the coming weeks. We have a lot of activities lined up for climate. Thanks, thanks again! Glenn

      Reply
  • 3. Christelle Bautista  |  September 13, 2009 at 7:27 am

    Good day!

    I was wondering if you have any job openings right now? I am a recent graduate from the Ateneo and I am very interested in the work that Oxfam does. I believe in your cause and I would very much like to be a part of it.

    If there are, you may contact me at tellebautista@yahoo.com.

    Thank you for you time in reading this note.

    Sincerely,
    Christelle Bautista

    Reply
  • 6. Sun Hee Lee  |  September 29, 2009 at 3:17 am

    Hello.
    My name is Sun Hee Lee. I’m Korean.
    I have already known Oxfam. I had met Louisa Daubney(Trusts and Foundations Team, Fundraising Partnerships) this June in Seoul, Korea. She gave lecture on Fundraising Workshop for Beautiful Store and How Oxfam works. Her speech struck a deep impression on me.

    Now I’m staying at Malate.
    I want to visit your Foundation.
    I wonder how to administer Oxfam Manila.

    I’ll work as fundraiser in Korea.
    I had worked in culture marketing for 16 years.
    I attended the whole course of fundraising that was held under the joint auspices of The Beautiful Foundation and The Hope institute from May to July in Korea.

    And then I took a growing interest in fundraising.
    I want to collect contributions to 3th or developing country later, so I studied English at SPC in Angelles for last 2 months.

    I finished studying English last week.
    I send you this email before come back Korea.

    I watched TV about enormous calamity.
    The poor families are suffering extreme poverty.
    I think now days your foundation is busying because of big disaster.
    If you give me your time, I would very much appreciate.
    I have to leave Manila this Saturday.

    Please send me your feedback as soon as possible.

    Thank you.
    Take care.

    Sun Hee Lee

    Reply
    • 7. oxfamphilippines  |  October 12, 2009 at 2:22 am

      Hi Sun! Apologies for late reply! We have a funding coordinator. I’ll give her your email address so you two can start talking about what you can do to help. Thanks very much for your interest!

      Reply
  • 8. Renee Magpantay-Tumaliuan  |  October 16, 2009 at 8:51 am

    I’m from the Center for Agrarian Reform, Empowerment and Transformation (CARET, Inc) with programs on sustainable agriculture, enterprise development, local governance and policy advocacy. . We have been working with partner POs/communities in Pangasinan, Laguna and Nueva Ecija in drafting local development plans, community organizing, cooperative building, delivery of basic services, and land and food rights advocacies. Climate change and continuous “development” aggression against agriculture areas to accommodate urban structures have made our partner communities very vulnerable to disasters. CARET has been meaning to integrate disaster risk reduction and management in our programs to make our local and national work more holistic, responsive and relevant. We are aware of Oxfam’s active involvement in environmental protection and climate change advocacies and would like to ask the assistance of Oxfam Phils. in developing this program within CARET. We do hope our organizations would have this chance to work together.

    In solidarity,
    Renee Magpantay-Tumaliuan
    Program Officer
    CARET, Inc

    Reply
    • 9. oxfamphilippines  |  October 16, 2009 at 9:01 am

      Hi there Renee. We are working with several partners, among them PKKK, RWAN, and for climate change, we sometimes partner up with GCCA members WWF, Greenpeace, Christian Aid, among others. You can send an email to Dante Dalabajan, Economic Justice Officer, at ddalabajan@oxfam.org.uk for any possible linkages. Thanks and good luck! Glenn

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      • 10. Renee Magpantay-Tumaliuan  |  October 19, 2009 at 6:08 am

        thanks, glenn. we’ll definitely do that!

        renee

    • 11. mely luya  |  March 11, 2010 at 2:38 am

      May we invite you to the 1st National Youth Network Forum on Climate Change on April 19-21, 2010 at PICC. Visit http://www.pup.edu.ph/nyfcc. We seek your help also by disseminating the invitation to your networks. Thanks.

      Mely Luya
      AVP, Research, Ext & Dev
      PUP

      Reply
      • 12. Oxfam Pilipinas  |  March 18, 2010 at 7:53 am

        Ms Mely, Salamat po sa invite. Will circulate your invite here at the office.

  • 13. Jake Lee  |  October 17, 2009 at 8:25 am

    Greetings from Singapore! I’m Jake, 23 Male Singaporean. We are looking for volunteering work in Philippines this Dec 2009.

    Thinking of 14days to a month. We both love travelling
    and after our 1st volunteer work in Korea, we just
    simply cant sit still anymore! We love the idea of
    travelling responsibily (doing humanitarian work and at
    the same time have a taste of the host country)

    We are both environmentalists and heavily involved in
    our university enviromental club. We the idea of
    self-sustainability! that’s why I am into wind energy.

    Personally, I love being outdoor and I craze rock
    climbing!! While my other interest are skiing and
    fishing and definitely a hearty chat with new friends!
    Candice loves to sing and is hyper talkative. We both
    adore FOOD FOOD FOOD!! =)

    I really hope that with your experience, you can point
    us in the correct direction. Maybe you have in mind a
    few projects that are going on.

    My email is leej0043@ntu.edu.sg
    Please contact us!!

    Cheers,
    Jake & Candice

    Reply
    • 14. oxfamphilippines  |  October 19, 2009 at 6:23 am

      Hey Jake! That’s nice to hear. Will let you know. We have a huge concert for climate campaigning. Maybe you can help there. Will email you about how feasible this is for you and Oxfam. Cheers, Glenn

      Reply
  • 15. Marian Hernandez  |  January 17, 2010 at 7:23 pm

    Hello Glenn,

    I’m Marian Hernandez, features writer for lifestyle website ClicktheCity.com. Feel free to contact me to submit press releases and other marketing paraphernalia to promote Oxfam’s causes. We’d be glad to help Oxfam disseminate information online 🙂 You may also send us an invitation to your events in the future so we can cover them.

    Thanks and best regards!

    Reply
    • 16. Oxfam Pilipinas  |  January 18, 2010 at 2:16 am

      Hey Marian! Wow, Thanks for inviting us. I’d love for Oxfam to be on ClicktheCity.com. Will get in touch with you asap as we’ve a number of events in the next few weeks! Cheers, Glenn

      Reply
  • 17. Kalvin Octa  |  January 27, 2010 at 7:43 am

    We are the graduating Political Science students of the University of Santo Tomas. As part of our requirement for graduation, we are conducting a thesis entitled “International Non-Governmental Organizations Funding to Non Governmental Organizations: Its Effect on Program Processes and Policy Outcomes”. Our thesis focuses on the funding allocations of Oxfam on specific NGOs in the Philippines and how these allocations affect projects of the NGO.

    We would like to ask your office address in the Philippines.

    Thank you for your consideration.

    Reply
    • 18. Oxfam Pilipinas  |  February 2, 2010 at 9:21 am

      Oxfam, 4th Floor, 150 Corporate Center, 150 Panay Ave. Quezon City

      Reply
  • 19. Bona Dea Mendoza  |  January 29, 2010 at 6:12 am

    Hi Mr. Glenn,

    My name is Bona and i’m from an NGO called Asian Bridge Philippines. We are facilitating exposure programs for Korean and Asian activists. This February, we have visitors from the Chonnam University, all nursing students and is very much interested in the health care system in the Philippines as well as learning what NGOs/organizations are doing regrading health care/programs. I was wondering whether we could visit Oxfam on February 10, Wednesday to have an orientation about the organization and/or visit any community where Oxfam has health programs for the local people.

    I would appreciate your reply regarding this matter. Thanks a lot.

    In solidarity,

    Bona Dea Mendoza
    Program Coordintor
    Asian Bridge Philippines

    Reply
    • 20. Oxfam Pilipinas  |  January 29, 2010 at 6:57 am

      Hi Bona, Please get in touch with our partner, Medical Action Group through its executive direactor Edeliza Hernandez at edelizahernandez@yahoo.com.

      Reply
      • 21. Bona Dea Mendoza  |  February 3, 2010 at 1:13 am

        Thank you Mr. Glenn for the reference. As i was discussing with the group (the nursing students from Chonnam National University), they are interested also to visit international organizations such as Oxfam and if you have time to give them orientation on the work that you do, they would like to visit Oxfam on February 10, in the morning if possible from 10-12 nn. If you could recommend any community where Oxfam has programs, it will be more appreciated, and it can be not health-related. Our office is in Commonwealth, so communities within Metro Manila will be more convenient. Thank you very much.

        In solidarity,

        Bona Dea Mendoza

      • 22. Oxfam Pilipinas  |  February 5, 2010 at 6:07 am

        Hi Bona! I am afraid that I cannot accomodate your group this time. We are in the middle of a huge activity. If you like, we can talk of arranging an orientation in the future. Let me know if this is okay with you. Cheers, Glenn

  • 23. Celso  |  February 2, 2010 at 8:27 am

    Hi Sir Glenn,

    Oxfam are going to give a relief goods in our place at Purok 7 Lupang Arenda Santa Ana Taytay Rizal this coming February 10. My concern is some people will not get a ticket for the relief goods. They said (the local official in Arenda)Oxfam have a second batch?Is it true? and they are using the master list(the list of Oxfam the first time they give a relief goods, but why some people are not in the list? Is it unfair? I heard a rumors that they(the local official of arenda) are prioritizing their members. They said that the Oxfam are the one who are making the list. Is this true? I am very disappointed to the local official. Many people are not going to get the relief goods because the officials are not fair. Hope to hear from you Sir. Hope you understand my english.

    Many Thanks,
    Celso

    Reply
    • 24. Oxfam Pilipinas  |  February 2, 2010 at 9:20 am

      Dear Celso, Sorry to hear that. Let me refer this to our response manager and get back to you right away. Yours, Glenn

      Reply
      • 25. Celso  |  February 2, 2010 at 10:55 pm

        Thank you very much Sir Glenn! Hope to hear from you soon.

      • 26. Oxfam Pilipinas  |  February 10, 2010 at 9:15 am

        Dear Celso,

        Thank you very much for your comment. It is important for Oxfam to hear from the community what we are doing well and what we can further improve on.

        When we respond to an emergency we work to complement the efforts of government institutions. This is because the government is primarily responsible for delivering relief services in any disaster.

        Oxfam believes that the humanitarian imperative should always come first. This means that we try to ensure that those who need humanitarian aid the most, those who are most vulnerable, are given the relief and aid that they need.

        Unfortunately governments are not always able to reach those most in need. That is where agencies like Oxfam come in. We try and ensure that government policies do not forget those people who need aid the most. We talk with government and share with them our principles of putting our goal of saving lives at the forefront of our work and to set aside political or social divisions.
        For us it is important to support the strengthening of government institutions because in the end, Oxfam will leave and it is these institutions which should continue to provide for people’s basic needs.

        In the Ketsana response, we use DSWD masterlists and evacuation center lists as basis for our own list of beneficiaries. To the best that we can, we validate these lists to make sure that people who are most in need are given aid, and that there is no duplication.

        In the first few weeks of our response, it was difficult for us to have full, complete and accurate validation. Our objective at that time was to distribute to the largest number of people, in the soonest possible time.

        We received text message feedbacks about areas we were not able to reach and our teams investigated these. Where possible we have responded.In these text messages, we have also been asked to review the masterlists we use because of reports of duplication of names, reports of some families on the masterlists who do not actually live in the target areas, and reports of some families receiving more than their allotted amount.

        Our field teams in Rizal and Laguna have been revalidating the masterlists through community meetings and meetings with the Barangay and the DSWD, to ensure that there is no duplication in the beneficiary lists and that the next round of beneficiaries fit within our criteria. Our criteria includes those who stayed in Evacuation centers and in flooded areas, and we try and target the most vulnerable households composed of households headed by single parents, people with disabilities, and senior citizens.

        As a consequence of this revalidation at the community level, some names would necessarily be taken out. In reviewing the Lupang Arenda lists, for example, we made community visits and found the issues related to the list are: duplication of names and inclusion of names that do not belong to same purok and baranggay. Based on the evaluation of our field team, the decision taken for Lupang Arenda is to clean the list.

        We hope you understand that we have limited resources and are not able to reach everyone. Our response will, however, reach 25,000 households or some 125,000 people out of more than 4 million affected by the successive storms. While we cannot provide for everyone, we will continue to raise awareness and issues with the Philippine government and with United Nations agencies.

        Thank you again for your feedback.

      • 27. Celso  |  February 11, 2010 at 3:35 am

        I have to Thank Oxfam with their staffs and to our Chairman at Lupang Arenda for making a good decisions. You have to be credited for serving people, but who’s gonna give give you? I’m sure it is God.

        Most of the people in Arenda we’re very proud of you! You never hear but I’m sure you can feel that everyone is happy with every single items you brought to our community.

        I’m very Sorry for my complaint, hope you understand.

        Many Thanks,
        Celso

  • 28. aeon  |  February 10, 2010 at 3:58 am

    hello…i am very much interested in helping out more but i don’t know where to start. then i saw this page and became interested in your advocacy. i’d like to know how i can help out or be a volunteer. thanks.

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    • 29. Oxfam Pilipinas  |  February 10, 2010 at 9:17 am

      Hi! Pls send your resume to Mr. Efren Tadeo, Human Resources Manager, at etadeo@oxfam.org.uk for volunteering opportunities. Thanks, Glenn

      Reply
  • 30. joan  |  February 23, 2010 at 1:33 am

    Hi Glenn,

    Is it possible to borrow some materials from Oxfam particularly, The Oxfam Gender Training Manual. Would appreciate your earnest reply.

    Thank you very much!

    peace and love,
    joan meris

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    • 31. Oxfam Pilipinas  |  March 18, 2010 at 7:58 am

      Hi Joan! Sorry for late revert. Let me check our library for a copy. You may have to photocopy it here at the office if we don’t have extra copies. Pls give Lourdes Averia a call at 929-4470 on Monday to follow up your request. Cheers, Glenn

      Reply
  • 32. Duoi  |  March 15, 2010 at 3:42 pm

    Hello Oxfam! I learned this web page through your advert @ ABS-CBN few minutes ago. The stories and the feedbacks here remind me of my days with OGB. I had the change to work with OGB in different projects (PH and FSL) both in the emergency and post emergency contexts. OGB was able to develop me in many ways especially in humanitarian work.

    I am very thankful for the chance of working with OGB. My OGB experiences have helped me achieved some heights in my career as a community and humanitarian worker.

    I am now connected with INGO here in Mindanao. Duoi

    Reply
    • 33. Oxfam Pilipinas  |  March 18, 2010 at 7:52 am

      Hello Duoi! Glad to hear that. More power too! Glenn

      Reply
  • 34. Maria Laarni H. Dela Rosa  |  May 30, 2010 at 12:46 pm

    hi , I’m a nurse and I’m interested to be a part of your intitution. I graduated from Far Eastern University. I’m hoping for your early response. Or please give some opportunity to help our citizen here in th philippines even in a short period of time. These is my contact no. 09324262937.Thank you.God bless

    Reply
    • 35. Oxfam Pilipinas  |  June 1, 2010 at 7:56 am

      Hi Laari, I will pass on your message to our HR Manager, though I know right now, we have no volunteering opportunities yet. But thanks for your interest and your support. Cheers, Glenn

      Reply

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