SarBay Fest 2016: Keeping the bay alive

Known for its pristine water and white sand, Gumasa Beach hosted the country’s biggest beach party, Saranggani Bay Festival, popularly known as SarBay Fest 2016, to promote Sarangani as an eco-tourism hub, and to raise awareness on the importance of environmental conservation and protection. With the theme, Sarbay Evolution, this year’s spree celebrated the innovations […]

PEF Attends Workshop on Open Source Project Monitoring Tools

Select PEF staff attended a training workshop, conducted by Mahintana Foundation Inc., on Open Date Kit (ODK) and Qlik based Project Monitoring in July to improve capacities of Shariah financing partners in project monitoring. The three-day training workshop exposed staff to the importance of ODK and Qlik applications, its basic processes, which can be applied […]

PEF showcases SE partners’ products in LCF exhibit

A Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF) exhibit was on display in the recently concluded League of Corporate Foundation CSR Expo at Glorietta 3 & 4 Activity Center from July 13-15, 2016. The PEF booth featured its social enterprise partners and their products such as Got Heart Foundation, Katutubong Kamay Handicrafts, Kalinga Brew, Green Life, Atok […]

Entrepreneurship program completes successful POS

A total of seventy proposals were generated for the PEF – BPI Sinag Accelerate Program after the final leg of the Program Orientation Seminar (POS) held in Manila. The POS, organized by the Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF), were attended by social entrepreneurs from all over the Philippines. In partnership with PEF’s network partners in […]

AF and PEF promote mobile app for project implementation

In response to the increasing call to learn more about using mobile applications in day to day operations, AF held the “Learning Event on Using Free/Open Source Mobile Applications for Project Implementation” last July 20, 2016 at the Oakwood Premier Joy~Nostalg Center, Pasig City. During this learning event, the Kargadoor and Siglo mobile applications, developed through […]

‘Green jobs law to benefit firms’

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) said it welcomes a new law promoting the creation of green jobs as it will benefit businesses through tax incentives. Read more:  ‘Green jobs law to benefit firms’

How Specialty Coffee is Invading Other Businesses in the Philippines

The specialty coffee scene in the Philippines is branching out. Forget coffee and muffins; instead, think coffee and vinyl records, skateboards, craft cookies, and even barber shops. Yes, you read that right. In this Southeast Asian country, new kinds of businesses are brewing specialty coffee inside their stores.

Announcement from the Executive Office

This is to inform you that Mr. Ricardo “Ric” Torres, Jr. will no longer be working with PEF effective July 01, 2016. Ric has decided to focus on his new academic endeavors on a full-time basis. Over the next few weeks, the PEF Board and Management will effect a smooth transition to ensure fulfillment of our service commitments to […]