PAFPI

The Positive Action Foundation Philippines Incorporated

DSWD-NCR-RL-000055-2011

Project Longevidad, a partnership project of XTRM team 1-11 of USANA Health Sciences Philippines. Positive Action Foundation Philippines, Inc. (PAFPI), and PAFPI’s Yakap Movement held their first activity last January 31, 2014. The orientation and seminar that tackles the need for character development and training was held at the Bahay Kanlungan drop-in center. The event was attended by some people living with HIV and AIDS (PLWHAs) and some personnel of PAFPI.
positive-thinking

Image Source: thisfragiletent.com

Continue reading

The Positive Action Foundation Philippines, Inc. (PAFPI) being the Sub–recipient of the Department of Health for the continuing project implementation of the Global Fund HIV Project through the New Funding Model – Interim Funding Mechanism (NFM–IFM) from August 1, 2013 to June 30, 2015. It is in this regard that PAFPI is looking for the following project–based personnel to be assign in the two (2) clinics and contribute for the implementation and deliver additional activities in relation to 3S Expansion Project.

Continue reading

“Nothing can be loved or hated unless it is first understood.” – Leonardo da Vinci 

‘The Mathematics of Life’ is a self-empowerment lecture formulated by the PAFPI-YaKAP Movement based on Leonardo da Vinci’s words combined with unconventional ways of explaining how one can relate Mathematics to a human being’s capacity and ability to use his or her mind. Some of the unconventional ways mentioned in this lecture includes the concept of Yin and Yang, The Law of Attraction, Albert Einstein’s Law of Special Relativity, etc. This lecture focuses on the different issues regarding psychosocial development and how one would perceive his or her life when immersed on a given environment, especially when faced with a positive HIV status.

mathematics of life
Image Source: weheartit.com

Continue reading

The number of people in the Philippines infected of HIV is rising fast. It speedily rise just like the turning of wheel in a city bustling of loud noises yet unaware of the threat of the infection. With this, Positive Action Foundation Philippines, Inc. (PAFPI) thought of a strategy that could reach and educate the people who ride into the public vehicles.

Continue reading

Most people living with HIV (PLHIV) in the Philippines became hopeless. They give up when the physician said, “You only have 24 hours or a month to live,” but with their will, they can survive. This is what we do when we visit them in the treatment hubs or in their houses to assist their family in providing them support and tender loving. We offer words of encouragement that there’s life after HIV.

Continue reading

HIV Antibody Testing (HAT) is the only way to know your health status, but many fear stigma and discrimination. Perhaps it was the reason why many fear to get tested because their families might not understand them and that they will be judged. In fact, these fears are the usual reasons why one would not want to undergo an HIV test. But there are instances wherein their family would be the one to encourage them to take it.

Continue reading

To accept our status is important for us to face our everyday challenges. This will make us face life’s adversaries head on. But did you know that it took me a while to have this kind of thinking? Yes, the person, whose story you are reading now, is totally different many years back. Needless to say, I faced my own demons and I am proud that I’ve been able to conquer it no matter how hard the process was. And yes, naproseso na ako as I may call it because it took my peer educator and volunteer lots and lots of patience to help and guide me attain the positive mindset that I have now.

Continue reading

When I was young I remembered watching the news and the hottest topic that time was Sarah Jane Salazar. Who would not know her? Sarah Jane was perhaps the first celebrated and media hyped HIV case in the Philippines because she bravely went out to public. It was like she first started to give HIV a face that the disease was real. It was during that time when I also remembered telling myself that it would it be impossible that I’ll have a relative that would have HIV. I was confident that none of what I was seeing on TV will happen to my family or people that I know.

Continue reading

Time is gold for people who are busy as bees, but are they aware of the increasing number of people who are infected of HIV? As of October 2013, the Department of Health HIV and AIDS Registry recorded a number of 491 new HIV cases. Yes, it was the highest recorded new HIV incidence since 2011.

Continue reading

NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENT

OTHER ARTICLES

CALENDAR OF ACTIVITIES

17

Dec
PAFPI Christmas Party
Bahay Kanlungan
19

Dec
Dissemination Forum
MAC AIDS Fund and PAFPI

Bayview Hotel, Roxas Blvd.
1st Mon
Holy Mass
Bahay Kanlungan
Every
Mon
Hotmeal
San Lazaro Hospital
Every
Fri
Healthy Plate Feeding
Bahay Kanlungan
Every
Thurs
Learning Group Session
San Lazaro Hospital