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Philippinen. NoBox (Harm Reduction Organisation):  "Harm reduction—kindness—simply put, saves lives. And isn’t that the whole point?"

Before we were NoBox, we were a small residential center in Cubao. Our services were grounded on the philosophy of harm reduction: doing what it takes to keep you alive and safe, and that there is no such thing as being too kind.

Realizing that problems go deeper and everything is connected, we expanded into a civil society organization. Still providing services, we are now also working on reforming drug-related policies and laws. We are advocating for ones that recognize and respect the human being on the receiving end: your inherent dignity should not and cannot be taken away. You deserve to be treated as a person simply because you are, and as a reason, we believe that’s more than enough.

The core of our philosophy is this: you are worthy of being alive. The world could be a little more logical, a little more scientific, and as always, a little kinder. (2019)