Relief for sugarcane farmers of Negros Occidental

After two months of enhanced community quarantine (ECQ), hunger took its toll on the lives of the sugarcane farmers in Negros Occidental. In La Castellana and Kabankalan, Negros Occidental, farmers who are in the middle of their cropping season have been disrupted by the lockdown, with some already planting sugar canes in time for the […]

Farmers and fisherfolks: Ensuring food security in the time of pandemic

While the country grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, a sector in the rural frontlines are silently working to ensure that food will always be on every Filipino families’ table: our farmers and fisherfolks. On May 25, the Department of Agriculture formally declared the national observance of Farmers and Fisherfolks Month to pay tribute to the […]

Displaced Lumads given relief packs in Sultan Kudarat

Displaced Lumads from the municipality of Lebak, Sultan Kudarat received relief packs from Bacbacan Multi-Purpose Cooperative with the assistance of Peace and Equity Foundation. This initiative is part of PEF’s efforts across the country to supported affected communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

PEF supports IPs in Misamis Oriental

The Peace and Equity Foundation continues its support to affected households during the COVID-19 pandemic. 360 families from IP communities in Misamis Oriental were given food items through the partnership with Birhen sa Kota Development Development Foundation Inc.

From co-working space hub to e-commerce platform:Young entrepreneurs go online

With the implementation of the enhanced community quarantine in Metro Manila, most businesses have to suspend their operations, or their employees have to work remotely at home. The restrictions also forced many to go digital in their everyday lives: from working, to paying bills and buying necessities. It is no wonder that web stores and […]