Rafelle Allego

Rafelle Allegoeditor

Growing up in Hong Kong and Macao, Rafelle Allego studied Communications at University of the Philippines before joining the Ariana team in 2019. She is passionate about human rights, data analysis and linguistics, as well as supporting the grassroots initiatives of her local communities. She speaks English, Bisaya, and Tagalog proficiently and has conversational Cantonese and Mandarin abilities.


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Training Day: Inside the Macau Special Olympics

Macau Special Olympics equips athletes with the ability to live full and functional lives while being more independent in society.

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Gender Equality

Her Voice: Sanjam Gupta is empowering women in the maritime industry

Sitara Shipping’s Sanjam Gupta explains how she’s connecting and empowering women in India’s maritime industry.

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By The Numbers: The State of LGBT+ Rights

A look at the state of LGBT+ rights in Hong Kong, Macao and around the world.

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Live and Learn: Books, documentaries and podcast recommendations

A selection of thought-provoking documentaries, books and podcasts from the Ariana team.

Titticut Follies

The Initiative: Changing the world through photography, art and film

Mental health in Hong Kong, rainforest recovery in Brazil, artistic empowerment in Sierra Leone... these initiatives will restore your faith in humanity.

The Stone A Mental Health Awareness Project Credit Nic Gaunt
News Feature

Totally ‘unprepared’: The Philippines’ education system is buckling under COVID-19

The Philippines’ underfunded public education system is attempting a digital transformation during COVID-19. But many of the nation’s 27.2 million students lack basics ...

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News Feature

The meaning behind LGBT+ terms

A guide to need-to-know LGBT-related terms and the meanings behind them.

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5 socially conscious art experiences to explore this summer

From creative streaks during social isolation to immersive gardens with a story, these artistic events examine social justice issues from all angles.

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Mark your calendar: 4 virtual pride events to support this summer

As LGBT+ Pride Month marks its 50th anniversary this year, many events are taking celebrations online due to coronavirus restrictions.

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Right At Home: How Cradle of Hope supports Macao’s most vulnerable children

Cradle of Hope provides shelter and developmental support to vulnerable children in Macao.

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