Mapping hazards, enhancing resilience

Mapping hazards, enhancing resilience

When COVID-19 pandemic hit the country, Bagong Silang in Caloocan City was heavily affected, with the highest number of positive cases in the city. Bagong Silang is the biggest barangay in the Philippines in terms of area size and population (246,515 as of 2015, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority) “Sa patuloy na pagtaas ng […]

Cracking the code of collaboration

“Trust building is important. You have to generate goodwill with different stakeholders.” In a learning session on stakeholder collaboration, Liza Lim, PEF board member and Chairperson of the Philippine Partnership for the Development of Human Resources in Rural Areas, cited that a good strategy to start collaboration is through partnerships with the local government. As […]

MFIs, coops get financial regulations training

The Peace and Equity Foundation conducted a series of training on financial reporting to ensure that enterprise partners comply with government laws and regulations. Twenty-seven participants representing microfinance cooperatives and institutions from Saranani and Sultan Kudarat joined the training, which were held in General Santos City and Lebak, Sultan Kudarat. Resource speakers from SyCip Gorres […]

Using maps to design appropriate interventions

Using maps to design appropriate interventions

The Peace and Equity Foundation and Kabuhayan sa Ganap na Kasarinlan Credit and Savings Cooperative (KCOOP) will soon use a geospatial or mapping technology to assist them in dealing with risks and vulnerabilities in their areas of intervention. Organized by the National Resilience Council, Xavier University-Ateneo de Cagayan (Xavier Ateneo), and Manila Observatory, the online […]

The women of social enterprise

In celebration of women’s month, we feature women who are making a difference in their communities. Leading women farmers towards success When PEF partnered with Kalamansig Farmers Agricultural Development and Marketing Association (KFADMA) in Sultan Kudarat, one of the coffee suppliers in the area was a woman leader.   Allen Biore is the president of the […]

Prosperity for Every Family

This year, we mark 20 years of partnerships to pursue our dream of Prosperity for Every Family. Follow us virtually as we journey through PEF’s 20 years! • Join PEF at Peace and Equity Foundation for live convo videos featuring the Humans of PEF. • Check 20 fun facts on our social media platforms! • […]

Water brings a new stream of hope to Davao de Oro town

Water brings a new stream of hope to Davao de Oro town

Super Typhoon “Pablo” is one of the strongest typhoons that hit Mindanao in the Southern Philippines in December 2012. In barangay Andap, New Bataan, Davao de Oro, one of Pablo’s long-term effects was the insufficient supply of water, prompted by settlers moving in from nearby barangays after the onslaught of the typhoon.   According to […]

Knowledge hub on sustainable energy launched

Knowledge hub on sustainable energy launched

A knowledge exchange and implementation platform on sustainable energy was launched to link the goal of a clean and more efficient energy with better care and healthier communities. Initiated by India’s SELCO Foundation, the renewable energy hubs or Sustainable Development Goals 7 (SDG7) hubs will spearhead building access to local energy ecosystems. SDG 7 is […]

Economist Emmanuel de Dios joins PEF Board

PEF welcomes two new Board members

The Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF) is pleased to announce its new Board Members following the election of trustees by the PEF General Assembly on 27 November 2020.  Professor Emmanuel S. de Dios, PhD, representing the business sector, will serve as the Board Treasurer and Chairman of the Finance and Investments Committee. Since June 2008, […]

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