Building Solar Energy-Driven Social Enterprise: Project Planning Workshop

A “Building Solar Energy-Driven Social Enterprise: Project Planning Workshop” was held on November 9-10, 2016 which was attended by the SELCO India team and Philippine solar energy stakeholders. The aim of the workshop was to build a multi -stakeholder social enterprise ecosystem to help scale up the use of solar energy for rural and urban […]


Coco players converge in Davao for conference

With the theme “Bridging Industries”, Cocolink 2016 launched its First Coconut Conference in July at the SMC Convention Center, Davao City. The Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF) joined more than 200 participants in the event, mostly coconut growers, exporters, traders, consolidators and farmer cooperatives from all over the country. The conference linked together industry players […]


2016-2022 Philippine Cacao Industry Roadmap

This roadmap from the Department of Trade and Industry is one of the resource materials from National Cacao Summit held last September 26-27 at the Department of Agriculture. It hopes to establish a sustainable and competitive cacao industry, which is based on sustainability triumvirate namely: environmentally sound, economically viable and socially desirable development plans for cacao-growing communities. […]


Women Champions in Coffee

Coffee makes great conversation for sharing good news.  Coffee expert Chit Juan teamed up once again with the Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF) for another Kapihan with the theme, “Women in Coffee: Quality consciousness needs the meticulous eyes and hands of women in the coffee value chain”, featuring exceptional women in the coffee industry. Trish […]


Scaling Up Investments in Agricultural Social Enterprises

To bring many communities out of poverty, social enterprises and agriculture (must) go hand in hand. Because of their high potential as driver of inclusive growth, the Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF) saw the opportunities to grow enterprises in four crops – coconut, cacao, coffee, and cane sugar, as well as climate-smart practices, otherwise known […]


DRR and Management Guide for Microfinance Institutions

Peace and Equity Foundation provided funding support for the Disaster Risk Reduction and Mitigation Program for MFIs, to help mitigate the impact of disasters on both their institutions and their clients. This manual aims to provide direction for micro-finance institutions that have decided to design or integrate disaster risk reduction into their operations. It also highlighted relevant […]


A Study on Selected DRRM Organizations and CSO Coordination

This study collected relevant information about organizations, networks and coalitions, which led DRRM efforts to provide recommendations that would further strengthen DRRM coordination. This study also serves as a public online reference about organizations and/or networks leading DRRM. Click here to download.


RMAF’s Carn Abella rejoins PEF board

The Peace and Equity Foundation announced its new Board Members following the General Assembly in March. The board has a new vice chairperson, and treasurer. PEF welcomes back Ms. Carmencita T. Abella to the PEF Board, replacing Ms. Anna Marie Karaos. Ms. Abella first served in the Board from 2007-2013 and was its Vice Chair. […]


Green retail store tops list of PEF’s latest projects

The Peace and Equity Foundation’s Board Members approved fourteen new projects totaling to 6,911,670.40.  In addition to the expansion of Earth Life Store Supply Inc., funding support was also given to Sugar Industry Foundation, Inc. and to the proponents of the Program Orientation Seminars for the PEF – BPI Sinag Accelerate Program.  CORDNET received Php […]

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