Palawan’s other secret: liquid gold

When you’re already regarded as the world’s most beautiful island, what can you do next? Easy. Become the world’s sweetest too. Wild honey has long been part of Palawan’s culture and many of its indigenous tribes are seasoned gatherers of this natural product. The original honey cultivators were the Tagbanua, Batak, and Pala’wan tribes. After […]

Life is sweeter for sugarcane farmer

Kabankalan, where farmers are faced with poor yield and low income, could take signs from the success story of a farmer whose cane production increased by 40% with net income of PHP 33,000 by adopting the block farming approach.  Albert Domeo, a 53-year old cane sugar farmer, hails from Barangay Tapi, Kabankalan, Negros Occidental. After […]

“Is doing good, good business?”

In a learning session organized by PEF, 10 of our social enterprise partners found out that putting integrity at the core of business practices can drive growth and sustainability. The one-day workshop was held on 07 June 2018, in partnership with the Foundation for Enterprise Management Innovations, Inc.

Scoping Visit in Negros Occidental

Cane sugar farmers Benjamin de Guzman and Efren De Leon shared their successful crop diversification business model during the PEF area scoping in Kabankalan City Negros Occidental last June 2018. Mr. de Guzman and Mr. de Leon are Board Members of Occidental Negros Agrarian Reform Cooperative (ONARBCO).  

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