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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.
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Saturday, 24 October 2015 11:09
The countries of the Asia-Pacific region are facing urgent climate variability pressures that are threatening the cornerstones of development – economic growth and poverty reduction.
The Philippines is at the top-most worldwide ranking in terms of hazard exposure brought about by climate change variability as well as its geologic position in the Pacific Ring of Fire.
Saturday, 24 October 2015 10:55
PEF held a Career Talk at the Asian Institute of Management to share knowledge and information about PEF programs and projects and possible careers in social development work.
A BIG thank you to AIM Career Services Office, and to the MBA and MDM students for making this event a success!
Friday, 23 October 2015 14:05
THE Islamic banking and finance, a system aligned with the Shariah principles, was endorsed by representatives of the Ateneo de Davao University, Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF) and Katiyakap, a non-profit organization from General Santos City, as another option for banking and finance open for all Muslims and non-Muslims.
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Friday, 23 October 2015 14:08
In a seeming relentless effort to contribute to peace in Mindanao through the years, the Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF) has been advancing its advocacy on Shariah Financing since 2012, taking up the challenge to look for a business solution than can address poverty in Mindanao, thus the establishment of Shariah or Islamic financing program.
Friday, 23 October 2015 13:22
DAVAO CITY – In a seeming relentless effort to contribute to peace in Mindanao through the years, the Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF) has been advancing its advocacy on Shariah Financing since 2012, taking up the challenge to look for a business solution than can address poverty in Mindanao, thus the establishment of Shariah or Islamic financing program.
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A PROPOSED law seeking to create a trust fund that will manage coconut levy assets may be passed in September, Committee on Agriculture and Food Chairperson Senator Cynthia A. Villar said on Thursday.
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THE PRESIDENTIAL Adviser on Food Security expressed dismay over the Supreme Court’s Tuesday stay order against the plan to tally and privatize assets bought with a levy collected by President Ferdinand E. Marcos from coconut farmers, saying it prolonged the sector’s battle to benefit from the taxation.....
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FOR Negrenses, now is the time to buckle down and formulate strategies for the inclusive growth in the sustainable development of the Negros Island Region. An immediate agenda is to solve the poverty issue, says, Francis Gentoral, field director of the Local Government Support Program for Local Economic Development (LGSP-LED).....
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