SE Strategy: Taking stock of the first five years

SE Strategy: Taking stock of the first five years PEF recently held its 14th General Assembly in Quezon City with the theme, SE Strategy: Taking stock of the first five years.  Present were leaders and champions of national and local CSO coalitions, private and business sectors attended the annual event. This year’s GA was a […]

BPI Foundation and PEF Expand Partnership

In the last 3 years, BPI Foundation and PEF have worked on the development of enterprise models especially among indigenous communities. PEF and BPI have continually pursued the process of growing social enterprises among the youth sector in separate efforts. The 3 year partnership and P 10M investment combined the unique competencies and experiences of […]

Health Services Expansion through Mobile Clinic

One of PEF’s goals is to build capacities of CSO partners as entrepreneurial champions of the poor. HealthDev Integrative Clinics is a model of a CSO (HEALTHDEV Institute, PHILSSA member) spinning off its social enterprise into a for profit entity. The mobile clinic services of HDIC provide access to poor households (microentrepreneurs) for more affordable […]

Solar lamps impact communities in Iloilo province

Two years after typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) in November 2013, the relief and recovery efforts of Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF) has had significant impact in the communities that were given solar powered systems. PEF brought and provided much needed light and ventilation to birthing clinics and rural health units, community health centers in three municipalities […]

PEF Impact Academy

Over the course of 3 days, IIX and Shujog experts conducted an Impact Academy for the Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF). The purpose of the workshop was to provide PEF with a greater understanding of their catalytic role in growing the Impact Investing space in the Philippines. IIX and Shujog discussed various tools, methodologies and […]

Roadmap to boost Islamic Financing

RECOGNIZING the huge economic opportunities of Islamic financing, the Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF) in partnership with Al Qalam Institute, Cordaid and World Bank (WB) Philippines, is gearing up for drafting of the 21-year roadmap to attain compliance to Sharia’h-based financing industry. Islamic Financing is touted as a growing “$2 trillion” global industry. The roadmap […]

PEF and partners prepare for future disasters

In celebration of the International Day for Disaster Reduction, The countries of the Asia-Pacific region are facing urgent climate variability pressures that are threatening the cornerstones of development – economic growth and poverty reduction. The Philippines is at the top-most worldwide ranking in terms of hazard exposure brought about by climate change variability as well […]

Southeast Asia Mobile Apps Challenge (SEAMAC) winners announced; PEF launches mobile app

The Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF) recently launched its Mobile App to support the growth of business solutions using mobile applications that will benefit the industries of health, social enterprise, disaster management and development finance among others. Coinciding with the PEF mobile app launch was the awarding of the top ten winners of the Southeast […]

Gassing Up, Driving the Vehicle to Enterprise Growth

As part of strengthening its partners to be sustainable enterprises, PEF brought together its ten partners for ACE program’s second module that talked about managing working capital. When social enterprises approach Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF) for support, they usually ask for either of these two things: working capital or capital budget. However, managing cash […]

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