Resilience amid uncertainty

Resilience amid uncertainty

According to a survey conducted by the Philippine Cooperative Authority in 2020, majority of the cooperatives in the country were adversely affected by the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, including reduction of their employees, decline in productivity, and decrease in production.[1] Despite the huge impact on their services, cooperatives are continuing as usual, and […]

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 […]

PEF extends relief to typhoon-stricken communities

While struggling through the effects of the lingering COVID-19 pandemic, thousands of families from many parts of Luzon faced yet another crisis last month: the devastation of Super Typhoon Rolly. The damage on infrastructure and agriculture is estimated to be at P9.3 billion in severely hit Bicol region, where Rolly made landfall at its strongest, […]