Coffee tasting for the enthusiasts at Good News Kapihan

Cupping is said to be a powerful tool for evaluating coffees and broadening our palates. Mr. Robert Francisco, Executive Director of Philippine Coffee Board Inc. (PCBI), not only educated participants about coffee but has given them the actual experience of coffee cupping, during the recent Good News Kapihan held in Commune Café in Makati City […]

Building support for cacao and coconut social enterprises

When Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF) celebrated its 15th anniversary, PEF urged non-profit and for-profit social entrepreneurs, government, private sector, promoters and other enablers to scale up their efforts and forge stronger partnerships to build self-sufficient, self-reliant and resilient communities. As it moves towards an area-based, community-driven approach to scale up the impact of social […]

Coffee-based industry projects get P 5.48M funding from PEF

Of the 37 newly approved projects of the Peace and Equity Foundation, four coffee-based industry projects made it to the list. Coffee social enterprises, Atok Arabica Coffee Growers Marketing Cooperative, and Kape Maramag received funding for coffee consolidation & marketing, and working capital, respectively. KAPE MARAMAG is a small-scale community-based coffee enterprise managed by the […]