The Social Enterprise approach works if the entrepreneurs and their organizations, the SE partners of PEF, are able to start, grow, and maintain their businesses and at the same time achieve their social mission of bringing the poor households in their respective industries to gain and sustain incomes.

SE is a vehicle for inclusive growth and rural economic expansion.

The cooperative provides a reliable market outlet for about 1,600 marginal producers of native bananas who cultivate on 500 hectares of indigenous peoples’ ancestral lands. Each Manobo farmer harvests Readmore...

 

SE provides a market-based solution to the continuing lack of basic service delivery among the poor.

Alliance for Sustainable Partnerships and Initiatives in Renewable Energy (ASPIRE) organizes poor isolated communities to make electrification a reality. Together with TeaM Energy Foundation, it delivered solar Readmore...

SE advances environmental protection.

The Palawan NGO Network, Inc. (PNNI) shares a common vision for social justice and equitable distribution of wealth rooted in self-help and participatory democracy. It was formed in November 1991 Readmore...

 

SE is integrating the marginalized sectors into the economic mainstream

“It has been an extraordinary year for honey,” beamed Mercedes Limsa, Executive Director of the Nagkakaisang Tribu ng Palawan (NATRIPAL) Readmore...

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