Rafelle Allego

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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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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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Community

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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LGBT+

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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Community

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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Infographics

A Global Crisis: The plight of refugees by the numbers

We explain the plight of refugees around the world through statistics and infographics.

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Domestic Workers

Making An Impact: Splash teaches domestic workers and children how to swim

Local charity Splash Foundation helps foreign domestic workers and underprivileged children gain confidence – in and out of the water.

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Infographics

Sexual violence: Need-to-know terms and definitions

We asked Rainlily, the city’s first crisis centre for survivors of sexual violence, to help us unpack commonly used terms and how they’re applied in Hong Kong.

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