Know the secrets for success from the men and women behind our partner social enterprises! 

Women power farming in San Isidro
Wilma Puno, 75, dispelled the notion that only men can work in the farms, saying that for 40 years, she has maintained 1.8 hectares of coconut and cacao farm.

SE works for Loreto Davis
As a liaison officer in San Isidro municipal hall, Loreto Davis, 57, hopes to retire early so he can focus on managing his 1.7-hectare farm with 200 trees of coconut and 500 hills of cacao.

Farmers benefit from GAP, leadership training
Eduardo Gonzaga, chair of LAMPCO Management Consultative Council in Sawata, said the new ideas and practices learned in training will be adopted in his 2.6-hectare coconut and cacao farm.

Increase of income seen for fisherfolks in Padre Burgos
Obet Ocampo, 55, is one of the 24 beneficiaries of fiberglass boats and fishing gears provided by PEF as a subsidized loan.

From hardship to relief
Aside from being a recipient of the boats and gears, Myra, now the treasurer of Aqua, is also active in managing the fishponds and cages that provide them additional income.

Social enterprise boosts incomes in Quezon
Enrico De Rama was able to gain additional income through the fishpond and cage operations supported by PEF in Padre Burgos.

Rejuvenating the coffee industry
While most farmers in Asipulo, Ifugao, have yet to embrace the practice of rejuvenating coffee trees for better productivity, Ramon Bistol Jr., 48, has decided to cut down the stems of his old trees on February 2018, hoping it would yield better results.

Expanding potential for profit
With the farm practices he learned from the tour in Sagada’s Ola Farms, Philander Miguel, 51, will try to expand planting coffee from half hectare of his coffee farm to one hectare.

Young trainer helps farmers improve their income in coffee
While the agriculture sector is suffering from a shortage of young workers in the industry, Darly Joy Puguon, 22, has decided to pursue her passion and study Bachelor of Agricultural Technology at the Ifugao State University.

Growing Organic
With the convergence of leading funding institutions known as F4, the farmers in the Northern Palawan Corridor are not only helping in conserving the rich biodiversity in the area, they are reaping the benefits of successful enterprise through herbal and organic farming.