PEF focuses on developing business solutions and investments for social enterprises that help rural households gain better incomes and move out of poverty.
In 2001, Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF) was organized to administer a civil society fund for poverty reduction and community empowerment programs. Here are the 10 impactful stories representing the Foundation’s milestones during its first 10 years.
PEF primarily supports partnerships and programs that build, promote and scale up social enterprises. Find out how you can start a promising partnership with PEF.
Wednesday, 03 December 2014 11:40
Peace and Equity Holdings, Inc. is hosting a Logo-Making Contest!
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Tuesday, 02 December 2014 13:54
On page 2 regarding the organizer, the Peace and Equity Foundation:
Please note that the word "political organizations" in the first paragraph of page 2 of the "About the Organizer", should read "people's organizations".
The Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF) is a non-stock, non-profit organization that supports the work of the civil society in ending poverty and social inequality in the Philippines. The foundation assists non-government and people's organizations and cooperatives with funds and technical assistance in providing opportunities for the poorest of the poor to unfetter themselves from poverty and marginalization.
Tuesday, 11 November 2014 16:15
Living true to its mission of developing and innovating best practices and models in social enterprise, the Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF) will hold its largest gathering of social entrepreneurial leaders on November 26-28, 2014 for the 3rd Social Enterprise Conference with the theme, Business Competitiveness and Continuity of Social Enterprises, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Pasig City.
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The PEF Primer: Sustainability Through Social Enterprise
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LAST December 3-5, 2014, the Mincode co-hosted the Kasali Ka, Sumali Ka! Social Development Celebration (SDC). The SDC aims to promote the contributions of civil society organizations (CSOs) to national development and expand the public's understanding about the work of CSOs in improving the lives of Filipino communities. The event was held at the SMX Convention Centre, SM Lanang, Davao City. I was invited as one of the resource persons during the parallel sessions.
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Some of the most inspiring people who want to make a positive change in the world flock to social enterprise, according to Gretchen Phillips, former senior adviser on development and foreign assistance of the US Department of State.
“The investments we’re making today are going to set the course of the country for the next generation,” said Phillips during the recent Good News Kapihan. “What types of investment are we going to make in a way that creates opportunity for every Filipino?”
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What does it profit our Philippine economy if it grows fast but loses its soul in terms of shortcomings in inclusiveness and social progress, with lots of unresolved challenges like one of ASEAN’s highest unemployment rates, massive poverty, lack of basic social services, ecological dangers, and breakdowns in peace and order?
Can the concept of “social enterprises” by some cooperatives, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) or idealistic entrepreneurs be one way to help fill in this gap to help rectify social problems? How can social enterprises be more competitive and viable?
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The Philippines is exporting traditional / heirloom rice to California & Montana USA and Vancouver, Canada. In 2012, the country exported a total of 21.65 MT with a value of Php 1,298,790.00