Mapping hazards, enhancing resilience

Mapping hazards, enhancing resilience

When COVID-19 pandemic hit the country, Bagong Silang in Caloocan City was heavily affected, with the highest number of positive cases in the city. Bagong Silang is the biggest barangay in the Philippines in terms of area size and population (246,515 as of 2015, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority) “Sa patuloy na pagtaas ng […]

Cracking the code of collaboration

“Trust building is important. You have to generate goodwill with different stakeholders.” In a learning session on stakeholder collaboration, Liza Lim, PEF board member and Chairperson of the Philippine Partnership for the Development of Human Resources in Rural Areas, cited that a good strategy to start collaboration is through partnerships with the local government. As […]

MFIs, coops get financial regulations training

The Peace and Equity Foundation conducted a series of training on financial reporting to ensure that enterprise partners comply with government laws and regulations. Twenty-seven participants representing microfinance cooperatives and institutions from Saranani and Sultan Kudarat joined the training, which were held in General Santos City and Lebak, Sultan Kudarat. Resource speakers from SyCip Gorres […]

Using maps to design appropriate interventions

Using maps to design appropriate interventions

The Peace and Equity Foundation and Kabuhayan sa Ganap na Kasarinlan Credit and Savings Cooperative (KCOOP) will soon use a geospatial or mapping technology to assist them in dealing with risks and vulnerabilities in their areas of intervention. Organized by the National Resilience Council, Xavier University-Ateneo de Cagayan (Xavier Ateneo), and Manila Observatory, the online […]

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