Guimba stakeholders pledge support to rice farmers

Guimba agri-stakeholders pledge support to rice farmers

If Nueva Ecija is the rice granary of the country, then the town of Guimba is the “rice granary of the rice granary.” According to the data gathered by the Cooperative Enterprise of True Economic Reform (or CENTER), the biggest cooperative in Guimba, the municipality has 15,000 hectares of farmland dedicated to rice production. Ninety-nine […]

CSOs collaborate to support urban poor in Caloocan

Caloocan City is one of the biggest and most densely populated cities in the Philippines. According to the 2018 official poverty statistics of the Philippine Statistics Agency (PSA), it has a total population of 1.6 million and a poverty incidence of 4.7%, the highest in the National Capital Region.  When the COVID-19 pandemic hit the […]

Indigenous farmers find strength in numbers, defy pandemic

At this time when agriculture is bearing the brunt of the COVID-19 pandemic, some 300 indigenous farmers in Bukidnon are earning more than ever. These farmers from the impoverished barangays of Dumalaguing, Guihean, Sayawan and Bontongon, locally known as “Dugus-B” in the town of Impasugong, are thriving through product consolidation and collective marketing. “We’re really […]

Collab ramps up vaccination efforts in Quezon town

Collab ramps up vaccination efforts in Quezon town

According to the World Health Organization, aside from practicing the minimum health standards like wearing face masks, washing hands, and physical distancing, access to safe and effective vaccines is critical to end the pandemic. COVID-19 vaccines have been deployed in all countries to prevent further transmission and mutation into more deadly variants of the virus. […]

Looking Through an Area and Collaboration Lens

The Sibuguey Bay in Zamboanga Sibugay is a haven for the fishing industry in the region. It is located in the one of the five richest fishing grounds in the country.[1] Through the efforts of the community, local government, and other organizations, mangroves were planted to support and maintain the natural resources and illegal fishing […]

Funding your social mission during critical times

According to GovAsia, a publication released by The Asia Foundation, civil society organizations in Southeast Asia supported the response efforts at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, from providing relief assistance to providing health information and battling disinformation that causes divisions and panic among communities.  Despite these efforts, the pandemic has shown the perennial problems […]

PEF supports relief and recovery efforts in Odette-hit areas

PEF supports relief and recovery efforts in Odette-hit areas

When Supertyphoon Odette hit Kabankalan City in Negros Occidental,  Fe Senining’s house was severely damaged, with all its roof blown away by powerful winds.  “Nagpayong kaming mag-asawa sa loob ng aming bahay buong gabi. Basang basa ang mga gamit namin,” she said.  Senining is one of the thousands of residents in Kabankalan that suffered from […]

PEF celebrates 20 years of bringing Prosperity for Every Family

More than a hundred civil society organization and cooperative leaders, social entrepreneurs and former members of the board and staff joined the 20th anniversary virtual celebration of the Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF) on November 25, 2021. The virtual event, “Saan umabot ang 20 mo? Online kwentuhan at kumustahan,” highlighted the gains of the Foundation […]

PEF honors an exemplary woman: Launch of the Marissa Camacho Fund

PEF honors an exemplary woman: Launch of the Marissa Camacho Fund

In honor of a life dedicated to bringing positive change among poor Filipino households, the Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF) launched the Marissa Camacho Fund during its 20th anniversary virtual event on November 25, 2021. The Marissa Camacho Fund is a special fund for advancing women entrepreneurship and developing a new breed of leaders that […]

1 2 3 22
top