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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.

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ACE Program

The Accelerating Capacity of Enterprises (ACE) Program is PEF's four-module capacity building initiative which aims to guide ten of its social enterprise partners in the process of creating a viable growth strategy and clear investment proposition.

Through provision of training and mentorship on pitching, social mission financing, and other key areas of enterprise growth, PEF commits to develop these promising partners in order to transform lives of 100,000 poor households by 2015.

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SE Alerts

Social enterprises key to inclusive growth in PH

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?”

Find out more at www.inquirer.net

When will our ‘economic growth’ become social progress?

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?

Know more at www.philstar.com

Mindanao being eyed as new coffee hub

“The land is virgin, cheaper than in Luzon and there are many mountains waiting to be planted to coffee,” Juan said.

Davao has Mt. Apo, Cotabato has Mt. Matutum and Bukidnon has Mt. Kitanglad. All these mountains have elevations favorable for coffee growing. It is estimated that farmers need to plant eight million seedlings to address the present domestic demand for coffee, according to PCBI.

Read more at www.philstar.com

Did you know?

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