New water system project benefits Surigaonons

At least 3,000 residents of barangays Aras-asan, Unidad and Tubo-tubo in the municipality of Cagwait, Surigao del Sur will now enjoy a steady supply of safe and potable water through the new water system supported by the Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF) and the Coca-Cola Foundation Philippines Inc. (CCFPI). PEF and CCFPI recently handed over […]

PEF celebrates 15th year with “Attempts at Social Enterprise”

Excerpted from one of the social enterprise thought leaders on social enterprise featured in the book, this statement summarizes the thoughts, realizations, and insights we have collected throughout our five-year “unang taya” experience in investing in social enterprises. That, in the long run, the social mission and the interests of enterprises must converge for the […]

PEF’s 5th year celebration of International Internal Audit Awareness Month

Every May, internal auditors around the world participate in this important celebration, International Audit Awareness Month, to promote the internal audit profession in the business community. For the fifth time in a row, Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF) led by the Internal Audit and Control Unit once again celebrated the occasion with this year’s theme […]

An e-Learning tool to help boost SEs

Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF) recently attended a CMS workshop organized by one of the leading integrated cloud business and e-commerce software solutions providers, NetSuite Inc. CMS or content management system is a system that allows one to form, create, manage and maintain websites pages while operating on a single interface. During the said workshop, […]

Solar Show 2017: Showcasing Potential of Philippine Solar Energy

Every year the sun beams to the earth energy to sustain global needs for the entire year. This same clean and green energy now has given Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF) new opportunities to reach and create household impact in poor communities across the country by scaling up three existing solar energy social enterprises. To […]

PEF gearing towards bigger impact and better SEs

The General Assembly of the Peace and Equity Foundation was held Microtel, Quezon City on 30 March 2017 and was followed by a learning event on “Keep the Business Going” by PEF Vice Chairperson Ms. Carmencita T. Abella. Composed of civil society leaders representing local and national development networks, the 15th General Assembly was a […]

C4: Optimizing the Value Chain

PEF’s emphasis on agriculture is particularly elaborated on the economic analysis of Dr. Arsenio Balisacan as used in 2011-2015 PEF Strategic Plan. It was mentioned that between 2003-2006, the percentage of poor rose despite purported economic growth and that due to a declining importance of agriculture in the national economy (as per GDP share data), […]

Midterm/Endline Impact Study of First SEs

PEF supports and enables specific projects of its SE partners to generate benefits for individuals, households, and communities. The benefits include increased sales, revenues, income and assets; and better access to basic services like water. They may spill over to non-beneficiary households and the larger community. A midterm household survey in 2015, involving the first […]

PEF SE Scale up Strategy

Excerpts from PEF partnership forum, 25 November 2016  (Roberto Calingo, PEF Executive Director) In 2011, our strategic focus shifted to social enterprises or SEs to help rural households generate income and move out of poverty. Building on proven social enterprise models, our efforts have been geared towards increasing self-sustaining households that are capable of providing for […]

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