PEF supports urban poor communities in QC

The Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF), in partnership with Disaster Preparedness and Response Interventions for Victim Empowerment (DEPRIVE), PHILSSA, and Aksyon sa Kahandaan sa Kalamidad at Klima – AKKMA, provided assistance to vulnerable families affected by the enhance community quarantine in Quezon City. Seven hundred families from seven barangays received the assistance last March 29-31. #pefefforts #covidefforts #bayanihan

Growing Organic in Palawan

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.   Formerly a Kaingin farmer, Merly Galvan Lagrosa is now enjoying sustainable income […]

Young trainer helps farmers improve their income

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. “Gusto ko talaga magturo sa ibang mga farmers natin para makatulong at kumita sila,” she said. Now a trainer […]

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. “Talagang ngayon magtatanim pa kame ng mas marami. ‘Yung farm ko ngayon kulang pa sa asikaso,” he said. To address this, Miguel said […]

Rejuvenating the coffee industry in Cordillera Region

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. “Nagkaroon kami ng learning trip sa Batangas, kung saan ko natutunan at […]

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