By Jocelle Batapa-Sigue Initial Process: Identify and and empower key stakeholders to come together and ideate an initial recovery mission plan based on available resources, data, time and targets. Three major areas – HEALTH, ECONOMY and SECURITY Strenghten and Fortify Public Health Data and Delivery System to detect, isolate, treat, and trace accross all sectorsContinue reading “DESIGN THINKING METRICS FOR RECOVERY”

The Positive Lessons You Can Teach Your Children From Bartering

JUNE 3, 2020 Bacolod Barter Community – The Positive Lessons You Can Teach Your Children From BarteringIts always better to give than to receive. – Erma Calopez Barter with kindness and not with the price of your items. – Bain Elemental “One man’s garbage is another man’s treasure” – Azrael Lopez Not be Demanding forContinue reading “The Positive Lessons You Can Teach Your Children From Bartering”


GLOBAL BARTER COMMUNITIES HANDBOOK By Atty. Jocelle Batapa-Sigue, Juris Doctor, Founder, Global Barter Communities (May 17, 2020) and Bacolod Barter Community (May 8, 2020) ARTICLE 1 – VISION AND MISSION Section 1. The Global Barter Communities (GBC) envisions a world where kindness is without borders and humanity is defined by the extent with which everyContinue reading “GLOBAL BARTER COMMUNITIES HANDBOOK”

Digital Barter: Kindness without borders

An idea whose time has come again. The barter trade dates back to more than 6000 BC but today mode than 8000 years later, it has become part of what the pandemic-stricken world calls as New Normal. Last March 15, 2020, Bacolod City was among the cities in the Philippines that was covered by theContinue reading “Digital Barter: Kindness without borders”