Thriving Bukidnon coffee industry gets a boost from public and private sectors

Bukidnon is not only the leading coffee producer in the country. The province is also well-known for its world-class coffee beans. On April 13- 14, Lorna Libante, a farmer member of Bayanihan Millennium Multipurpose Cooperative (BMMPC), showcased her Robusta coffee at the Specialty Coffee Expo in Boston, Massachusetts. It’s no wonder why the coffee industry […]

MFI, PEF, Electric Coops renew commitment to improve energy security in Soccsksargen

The Mahintana Foundation, Inc., Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF), South Cotabato II Elect. Cooperative, Inc. and SUKELCO sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in General Santos City today to ensure effective implementation of a rural electrification and livelihood project in the provinces of Sultan Kudarat and Sarangani. The project, titled Strengthening Off-grid Lighting with Appropriate Renewable Energy Solutions (SOLARES) will […]

IPs in Calinan, Davao to benefit from new water system

The people of Brgy. Dalagdag can now breathe a sigh of relief as they embrace progress and better standard of living with the new potable water system that will benefit 259 households or 1,137 individuals in the community. For years, the indigenous people and the migrant settlers of Brgy. Dalagdag in Davao City have been […]

New fishing boats, gears bring better income to fisherfolks in Quezon

The coastal communities in the Quezon province are gifted with rich natural resources, both in land and sea. It is a major coconut producer and fishing thrives in Tayabas Bay. Despite these advantages, the province still has the highest poverty incidence in Region IV-A. With the limited capital and skills, there is simply no means […]

PEF and PEHI financial statements 2018

The financial statements of Peace and Equity Foundation and Peace and Equity Holdings Inc., for 2018 are now available online!  To download PEF and PEH financial statements, you may click here:  PEF Financial Statement 2018 PEHI Financial Statement 2018  

PEF conducts learning session on Agricultural Value Chains

The Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF), in partnership with the UP Center for Integrative and Development Studies conducts a learning session today to understand the current state of agricultural enterprises in the Philippines and to gain new perspectives in examining agricultural value chains. Present during the session are PEF Executive Director Roberto Calingo, PEF staff, and the […]

Sweet scent of success for Hojap coffee

Hojap Multi-Purpose Cooperative (Hojap MPC) manager Shirley Tagtag shares how the cooperative grew to become one of the leading coffee producers in Asipulo, Ifugao, through the hard work and determination of its members. “We started as a sari-sari store na ang binebenta namin ay basic needs ng mga tao,” Tagtag said. In 2002, the cooperative […]

Cupping competition highlights emerging Ifugao coffee industry

The coffee industry in Asipulo, Ifugao got a major boost with the conduct of the first Cupping Competition during the town’s Kulpi’d Asipulo Festival on April 16, 2019. Asipulo has the biggest coffee planting area in Ifugao, a major Robusta coffee producer, with about 1,394 hectares or 55% of the province’s total coffee area. Robusta […]

Outgoing PEF chair celebrates the gift of partnerships

Mr. Benjamin D. Abadiano, outgoing Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF) chair, showed his deep appreciation to the PEF board, members and staff at the 17th General Assembly. Mr. Abadiano served as Chair since 2014.“I would like to thank each one of you for allowing me to grow with you in this wonderful journey together in […]

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