Food security, agri-aqua enterprises amid COVID-19 crisis featured in #PEFtalks 3

The third installment of #PEFtalks highlighted the challenges and efforts of the partners of the Peace and Equity Foundation in helping their communities during this pandemic and devising potential solutions to combat the challenges of the COVID-19 crisis. Norberto De Guzman of Center for Agriculture and Rural Development – Mutually Reinforcing Institutions (CARD MRI), Nasrudin […]

#PEFtalks 2 features CSOs’ COVID-19 response

Civil society organizations (CSOs) taking action to address challenges of the COVID-19 crisis was the highlight of the second #PEFtalks of the Peace and Equity Foundation on 23 September 2020. Zuellig Family Foundation Executive Director Austere Panadero, Synergia Foundation CEO and President Milwida Guevara and KASAGANA-KA Credit and Savings Cooperative General Manager Maria Anna De […]

Three-way partnership for renewable energy hubs in Mindanao

Three-way partnership for renewable energy hubs in Mindanao

Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation (RMAF), through the Ramon Magsaysay Transformative Leadership Institute, SELCO Foundation and the Peace and Equity Foundation inked a memorandum of Understanding on 01 October 2020 to work together in creating a coordination hub in Mindanao that will help push for the shift towards renewable energy in the region. According to PEF […]

Thriving Bukidnon coffee industry gets a boost from public and private sectors

With recognition from foreign competitions and expos, it is truly evident that Bukidnon coffee is a certified world-class. It’s no wonder why the coffee industry in the province is continuously gaining support from the local government. On April 13- 14, Lorna Libante, a farmer member of Bayanihan Millennium Multipurpose Cooperative (BMMPC), showcased her Robusta coffee […]

MFI, PEF, Electric Coops renew commitment to improve energy security in Soccsksargen

The Mahintana Foundation, Inc., Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF), South Cotabato II Elect. Cooperative, Inc. and SUKELCO sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in General Santos City today to ensure effective implementation of a rural electrification and livelihood project in the provinces of Sultan Kudarat and Sarangani. The project, titled Strengthening Off-grid Lighting with Appropriate Renewable Energy Solutions (SOLARES) will […]

Solar project lights youth center

A solar power system has brightened the 107-hectare resettlement area in Calauan, Laguna. On April 30, the Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF), in partnership with the Angat Buhay program of the Office of the Vice President and the Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation, handed over the solar power system to the Don Bosco Technical Vocational Education and […]

All Sun, No Smoke

Kamanepla Multi-Purpose Cooperative sees the solar energy lamps social enterprise its social enterprise continuing to build the community by improving IN TULUNAN, Cotabato Province, nearly half of households have no access to electricity. They pay a lot for light—as much as Php350 a month for kerosene to light their homes and small businesses. What they […]

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