This cereal gives Ilocos farmers a boost in income

As an agricultural country, the Philippines is known for its rice production, which according to the 2018 data by Philippines Statistics Authority, has the highest allocation of farmland with 4.8 million hectares. Another well-known crop in the country is corn, which has the second highest allocation of farmland with 2.51 million hectares. Rice and corn […]

From co-working space hub to e-commerce platform:Young entrepreneurs go online

With the implementation of the enhanced community quarantine in Metro Manila, most businesses have to suspend their operations, or their employees have to work remotely at home. The restrictions also forced many to go digital in their everyday lives: from working, to paying bills and buying necessities. It is no wonder that web stores and […]

Young entreps launch grant facility to promote social impact in business

The Roots Collective, in partnership with Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF) and Forest Foundation Philippines (FFP), launched the Sibol (growth) Program Fund last October 2 in Taguig City to enable start-ups to develop and improve their enterprises that helps in increasing the income of local communities and protecting the environment.  This three-year special grant facility, […]

Young entrepreneurs build creative community for local growth

The Roots Collective, in partnership with the Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF), highlights sustainability and local creativity through Roots Commune from September 30 to October 6, 2019 at Atrium of Uptown Bonifacio mall in Taguig City. The Roots Commune showcases a wide array of ethically-made products – from farm-to-cup herbal blends to zero-waste necessities, to […]