An e-Learning tool to help boost SEs

Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF) recently attended a CMS workshop organized by one of the leading integrated cloud business and e-commerce software solutions providers, NetSuite Inc. CMS or content management system is a system that allows one to form, create, manage and maintain websites pages while operating on a single interface. During the said workshop, […]

Solar Show 2017: Showcasing Potential of Philippine Solar Energy

Every year the sun beams to the earth energy to sustain global needs for the entire year. This same clean and green energy now has given Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF) new opportunities to reach and create household impact in poor communities across the country by scaling up three existing solar energy social enterprises. To […]

PEF gearing towards bigger impact and better SEs

The General Assembly of the Peace and Equity Foundation was held Microtel, Quezon City on 30 March 2017 and was followed by a learning event on “Keep the Business Going” by PEF Vice Chairperson Ms. Carmencita T. Abella. Composed of civil society leaders representing local and national development networks, the 15th General Assembly was a […]

C4: Optimizing the Value Chain

PEF’s emphasis on agriculture is particularly elaborated on the economic analysis of Dr. Arsenio Balisacan as used in 2011-2015 PEF Strategic Plan. It was mentioned that between 2003-2006, the percentage of poor rose despite purported economic growth and that due to a declining importance of agriculture in the national economy (as per GDP share data), […]

Midterm/Endline Impact Study of First SEs

PEF supports and enables specific projects of its SE partners to generate benefits for individuals, households, and communities. The benefits include increased sales, revenues, income and assets; and better access to basic services like water. They may spill over to non-beneficiary households and the larger community. A midterm household survey in 2015, involving the first […]

PEF SE Scale up Strategy

Excerpts from PEF partnership forum, 25 November 2016  (Roberto Calingo, PEF Executive Director) In 2011, our strategic focus shifted to social enterprises or SEs to help rural households generate income and move out of poverty. Building on proven social enterprise models, our efforts have been geared towards increasing self-sustaining households that are capable of providing for […]

PEF aids typhoon Nina victims in relief operations and recovery

Typhoon Nina slammed into eastern Philippines late evening of December 25, 2016, bringing strong winds and heavy rain and cutting off power, which forced tens of thousands of Filipinos to spend Christmas in crowded and powerless emergency shelters. The category 3 typhoon landed in the provinces of Catanduanes and Camarines Sur and put Southern Quezon and Marinduque in […]

2016 New Approved Projects

PROPONENT PROJECT TITLE TOTAL APPROVED AMOUNT Earth Life Store Supply Inc. Earthlife Expansion 2,000,000.00 Great Women Philippines Corporation Great Women: Stock Purchase Financing 1,000,000.00 Organic Options Scaling up Plan 500,000.00 Kapwa Green Style, Inc. 2016 Growth Project 500,000.00 Fresh Start Organic and Natural Food Store Fresh Start Organic Salad and Juice  Bar 500,000.00 The Churner […]

Social Entrepreneurs, CSO and industry leaders converge to build a common agenda

Citing social entrepreneurship’s capacity to empower the powerless, the Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF) urged social entrepreneurs,  civil society leaders and government to scale up their efforts and forge stronger partnerships to  build self-sufficient, self-reliant and resilient communities as it celebrated its 15th Anniversary Foundation last November 25 at the Sequoia Hotel in Quezon City. […]

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