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 Cooperation […]

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 […]

Learning cacao

Known to have the biggest chunk of cacao production in the country, Davao region naturally boast of active cacao stakeholders, some of whom gathered in a Cacao Learning Exchange in Davao City last 23-24 November 2018.  Facilitated by the Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF) that has been at the forefront in supporting social enterprises in […]

ZEP calls for partnerships, collaboration to help poor families

On 27 November 2018, Zero Extreme Poverty Philippines 2030 (ZEP 2030) held its General Assembly, following the launch of the network in 2015.  The event reflected the growing passion of its members to create a sustainable and long-term plan to help extremely poor families become self-sufficient.   ZEP 2030, a coalition of civil society-led movement […]

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