PEF board Roberto Ballon introduces new methods of crab fattening

PEF board member and Coalition of Municipal Fisherfolks Association of Zamboanga Sibugay chair Roberto Ballon teaches new techniques of crab fattening to 20 fisherfolk in Brgy. Walay, Padre Burgos, Quezon. He gamely shows how he ties the crabs for transport to buyers. “Pag nag-alaga kayo ng King Crab, aabot ng isang libong piso kada piraso […]


Supporting SE partners through Agroenterprise Development

PEF partners – LAAK MULTI-PURPOSE COOPERATIVE, Cocolink, Franklin Baker Company of the Philippines, and LGU SAN Isidro Davao del Norte – beefed up their marketing skills with the Agroenterprise Development training on 7-8 February 2019 in Laak, Compostela Valley. The 8-step clustering approach, developed by CRS Philippines, covers market-driven strategies and practices linking the farmers to markets. #agroenterprise #pefscaleup


A new coffee processing center will open soon in Lebak, Sultan Kudarat

A new coffee processing center will open soon in Lebak, Sultan Kudarat! Supported by Peace & Equity Foundation and the Department of Agrarian Reform, Philippines, the post- harvest facility of the Keytodac Coffee Growers Association will provide services to coffee farmers in Sultan Kudarat. #pefscaleup #pefgrowstheenterprise #coffeePH #socialenterprise


Fil young leaders off to Japan to learn new agri practices, techniques

All bundled up, PEF senior KM officer Anna Brillante-Vibar, together with 14 young leaders from government and non-government organizations in the Philippines, braved the frigid cold to discover the secrets to successful farming in Japan. From January 8 to 24, 2019, the participants joined the ‘Knowledge Co-Creation Program for Young Leaders’ of the Japan International […]


PEF team gears up for 2019

“CRITICAL THINKING, PROBLEM SOLVING AND DECISION MAKING” Gearing up for 2019, PEF team learned new tools, techniques, models and styles on proactive problem solving to work-related challenges.


Increasing farm productivity in Davao del Norte

PEF, Cocolink and Laak Multipurpose Cooperative collaborate to help cacao and coconut farmers in San Isidro, Davao del Norte. The partnership hopes to improve the farmers’ productivity and enable them to earn at least PHP 100,000.00 per year. This activity is part of the area development approach of PEF to broaden understanding of other industries […]


Water project unites Muslim-Christian, IP communities

Three communities in barangay Dumadalig, Tantangan, South Cotabato now have improved water sources with the rehabilitation and expansion of the Matimos Community-Managed Potable Water System. Maguindanaon Development Foundation, Inc., in partnership with Peace & Equity Foundation, and Coca-Cola Foundation Philippines, recently handed over the completed water supply system to the community-based Muslim Christian Water System […]


F4 inks partnership with PCART to conserve Northern Palawan Corridor

Four funding organizations known as the F4 (Peace and Equity Foundation, Foundation for the Philippine Environment, Foundation for a Sustainable Society (FSSI), and Forest Foundation Philippines) ink partnership with the Palawan Center for Appropriate Rural Technology (PCART) for the conservation of the Northern Palawan Corridor (San Vicente-Taytay-Roxas Forest Block and Cleopatra’s Needle). The project hopes to establish […]


Preparing the next gen of social entrepreneurs

In 2011, twenty-six-year-old Jamir Ocampo founded the social enterprise (SE), Tsaa Laya to provide livelihood to mothers and women relocated from overpopulated Manila. The herbal plants and tea processing facility was established inside a resettlement area in Calauan, Laguna Jamir, now 33, is also the brains behind Roots Katipunan, a co-working space and lifestyle store […]

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