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WE GROW THE ENTERPRISE

Since 2001, Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF) has been the steward of an endowment fund for civil society-led efforts to reduce poverty.

From 2011 to 2015, PEF will promote social enterprises to help rural households have sustainable incomes and rural communities have productive assets, basic social services, and resiliency against climate change.

WE GROW THE ENTERPRISE

Since 2001, Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF) has been the steward of an endowment fund for civil society-led efforts to reduce poverty.

From 2011 to 2015, PEF will promote social enterprises to help rural households have sustainable incomes and rural communities have productive assets, basic social services, and resiliency against climate change.

WE GROW THE ENTERPRISE

Since 2001, Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF) has been the steward of an endowment fund for civil society-led efforts to reduce poverty.

From 2011 to 2015, PEF will promote social enterprises to help rural households have sustainable incomes and rural communities have productive assets, basic social services, and resiliency against climate change.

WE GROW THE ENTERPRISE

Since 2001, Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF) has been the steward of an endowment fund for civil society-led efforts to reduce poverty.

From 2011 to 2015, PEF will promote social enterprises to help rural households have sustainable incomes and rural communities have productive assets, basic social services, and resiliency against climate change.

 

WE GROW THE ENTERPRISE

Since 2001, Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF) has been the steward of an endowment fund for civil society-led efforts to reduce poverty.

From 2011 to 2015, PEF will promote social enterprises to help rural households have sustainable incomes and rural communities have productive assets, basic social services, and resiliency against climate change.

 

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.

SE as the new CSR?

For the past years, there have been numerous debates between Social Enterprise and Corporate Social Responsibility and its impacts in the communities. According to the study of Antony Page and Robert Katz, both professors from Indiana University, Social enterprise and CSR have much in common: both want businesses to take the interests of non-shareholder stakeholders more seriously and play a larger role in addressing social, economic and environmental problems. Yet can we say that Social Enterprise can be the new Corporate Social Responsibility?

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The Story of Number 16

Sulangan, Guiuan, Eastern Samar Philippines - I will remember him as Number 16. He knew me as Hotel Room 2. It was my first weekend in Sulangan, the first island that Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) devastated eight months ago. Over coffee, he talked about how the typhoon shattered the glass windows of the blue hotel.

Source: Read more at www.cordaid.org

Lure of the land

One film of my youth was Gone with the Wind. I have watched it over and over a number of times. One striking image I always have is that of Scarlet O’Hara dramatically kneeling on the ground, blazing Tara behind her, in the silhouette dramatically calling in God as her witness. Part of her whole story was the love for Tara her home, and the land on which it stood. The sweeping epic was the history of the southern lands shared by both landowners and their cotton field slaves.

Source: Read more at www.philstar.com

Going bananas in Magpet

In every casual conversation in the Philippines, and in Davao in particular, a new type of fruit popped up (such as mangosteen or pomelo) that I simply had to sample before returning to Manila. Definitely not an unpleasant task – although I still have mixed feelings about the overwhelmingly pungent durian.

 

Bananas are at least something I was more than familiar with. But upon visiting Magirco, a social enterprise partner of the Peace and Equity Foundation, I realized I had never seen quite so many bananas all together in one place.

 

Source: Read more at www.cordaid.org

 

Did you know?

Did you know that in 2011, an average of 3 natural disaters occur per month in Western Visayas, affecting an average of 4,411 families?

Source: Read more at www.nscb.gov.ph