Preparing for Growth

Even social enterprises (SEs) that show great growth potential fail to make the most of existing market opportunities because of their limited capacity to expand. This is particularly true for SEs in the agriculture sector. Green Life Coconut Products Philippines Inc. started as a sole proprietorship in Quezon Province in 2001, and was incorporated in […]

Every Peso Wisely Lent and Spent

For small Filipino farmers, access to financing is almost always non-existent because they are viewed by traditional creditors as high-risk. Sadly, even cooperatives, which are supposed to carry less risk as they are organized, have limited access to affordable financing sources. The Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF) heavily invests in agricultural social enterprises (SEs) as […]

Global trends fuel new coconut business opportunities for Filipinos

MANILA — The United Coconut Association of the Philippines (UCAP) is urging Filipinos to seize business opportunities from rising global demand for value-added coconut products like flour and sugar. Read more: Global trends fuel new coconut business opportunities for Filipinos

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