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 […]

The women of social enterprise

In celebration of women’s month, we feature women who are making a difference in their communities. Leading women farmers towards success When PEF partnered with Kalamansig Farmers Agricultural Development and Marketing Association (KFADMA) in Sultan Kudarat, one of the coffee suppliers in the area was a woman leader.   Allen Biore is the president of the […]

Water brings a new stream of hope to Davao de Oro town

Water brings a new stream of hope to Davao de Oro town

Super Typhoon “Pablo” is one of the strongest typhoons that hit Mindanao in the Southern Philippines in December 2012. In barangay Andap, New Bataan, Davao de Oro, one of Pablo’s long-term effects was the insufficient supply of water, prompted by settlers moving in from nearby barangays after the onslaught of the typhoon.   According to […]

Knowledge hub on sustainable energy launched

Knowledge hub on sustainable energy launched

A knowledge exchange and implementation platform on sustainable energy was launched to link the goal of a clean and more efficient energy with better care and healthier communities. Initiated by India’s SELCO Foundation, the renewable energy hubs or Sustainable Development Goals 7 (SDG7) hubs will spearhead building access to local energy ecosystems. SDG 7 is […]

Economist Emmanuel de Dios joins PEF Board

PEF welcomes two new Board members

The Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF) is pleased to announce its new Board Members following the election of trustees by the PEF General Assembly on 27 November 2020.  Professor Emmanuel S. de Dios, PhD, representing the business sector, will serve as the Board Treasurer and Chairman of the Finance and Investments Committee. Since June 2008, […]

PEF extends relief to typhoon-stricken communities

While struggling through the effects of the lingering COVID-19 pandemic, thousands of families from many parts of Luzon faced yet another crisis last month: the devastation of Super Typhoon Rolly. The damage on infrastructure and agriculture is estimated to be at P9.3 billion in severely hit Bicol region, where Rolly made landfall at its strongest, […]

Kalsada Coffee: Making inroads despite the pandemic

According to the International Coffee Organization, the consumption of coffee around the world is expected to decrease by 0.5% because of the effects of COVID-19 pandemic. With closures of many businesses and restrictions in transporting goods, it is no wonder that the coffee industry is reeling from the effects of the lockdowns implemented around the […]

Making coffee world-class in Bukidnon

Bukidnon is known for its world-class, high quality coffee. In 2018, coffee farmers from the province won 2nd and 4th places respectively in the Robusta category of the Philippine Coffee Quality Competition. A year later, another Robusta coffee farmer, Lorna Libante, was featured in the Specialty Coffee Expo in Boston, Massachusetts. Behind these successes is […]

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