OUR CEO SHARES HER ‘COFFEE FOR PEACE’ STORY AT A WOMEN’S CONFERENCE IN DAVAO OCCIDENTAL

Last Thursday, 28 March, the provincial government of Davao Occidental invited our CEO, Joji Pantoja, to be the keynote speaker at their 2019 National Women’s Month Celebration. Speaking on the theme “We Make Change Work For Women,” Ms. Pantoja emphasized both the reproductive and productive roles of women as community leaders. She shared her journey as a mother and the story of Coffee For Peace to illustrate the main points of her speech.

BANAO TRIBAL ELDERS FROM KALINGA VISIT DAVAO FOR QUALITY COFFEE PRODUCTION TRAINING

The Banao Tribal Elders from the Municipality of Balbalan, Province of Kalinga graced us with their presence from 27 February to 02 March 2019. During their visit, they affirmed our inclusive development partnership; they went through an orientation seminar on coffee farming, processing, quality enhancement, and marketing; and, they enjoyed key places in Davao City […]

YOUNG FARMERS FROM PALMA MUNICIPALITIES EXPLORE COFFEE PRODUCTION PARTNERSHIP WITH PBCI-CFP

Ms. Dee Dimaisip Bat-og has been mentoring a group of young farmers belonging to the Moro and Indigenous Peoples from PALMA municipalities. They dreamt of starting a social entrepreneurial initiative through coffee. They organized themselves and formed PeaceCreed Philippines. They found it best to learn social entrepreneurship and quality coffee production framed in Peace and Reconciliation (PAR) […]

OUR MANGYAN FARMING PARTNERS VISIT DAVAO FOR QUALITY COFFEE TRAINING

The inclusive development dream started with Carina Calata Pe, a business entrepreneur in the field of information technology, and her daughter, Danielle Patricia, who is a social psychologist. They both participated in one of the Peace and Reconciliation (PAR) Seminars conducted by my Ama, Lakan Sumulong, in Manila in 2017. “That PAR seminar disturbed me in my own comfort […]

CFP FOCUSES ON LOVING GOD AND LOVING NEIGHBORS ESPECIALLY ON CHRISTMAS 2018

A CHRISTMAS MESSAGE FROM OUR AMA, LAKAN SUMULONG I’m not sure about the actual birthday of Jesus, the Nazarene. Whenever it is, I’ll join the Christians around the world to celebrate the fact that he was born! Here’s what I had shared before about him in one of my posts sometime ago. This is based […]

CFP WINS “SME EXCELLENCE IN CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY” DURING ASEAN BUSINESS AWARDS 2018

The ASEAN Business Advisory Council recognized Coffee For Peace, Inc. as the Country Winner and the ASEAN Winner for the Small & Medium Enterprise EXCELLENCE IN CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY during the Gala Dinner last 12 November 2018 at the ASEAN Business Awards 2018, The Grand Ballroom, The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore. According to the organizers, business companies […]

ANC INVITES OUR CFP CHIEF TO “BANGSAMORO AND BEYOND: A NATIONAL CONVERSATION”

The “Bangsamoro and Beyond: A National Conversation” is a televised discussion between representative members of various sections of society pertaining to the Bangsamoro transition. Our CEO was chosen to represent the new Christian migrant in Mindanao as a woman engaged in building peace with the Bangsamoro through social enterprise and inclusive development. Coffee for Peace accepted the invitation […]

OUR INTERN LED A TEAM AT THE DAVAO AGRI-TRADE EXPO 2018

Aiza Wanay, our Cordilleran social entrepreneurial intern from the Banao First Nation, led our booth team at the 2018 Davao AgriTrade Expo that was held at SM Lanang Mall 20-23 September 2018. The Davao Agri-Trade Expo 2018 (DATE 2018) is Mindanao’s biggest and longest-running trade expo of the Davao City Chamber of Commerce & Industry, […]

OUR COMPANY AND SPAMAST ARE NOW PARTNERS IN INCLUSIVE DEVELOPMENT

Coffee For Peace (CFP) and the Southern Philippines Agri-Business and Marine and Aquatic School of Technology (SPAMAST) are working together to generate new knowledge on environmental protection and social transformation. SPAMAST, as an academic institution, is committed to develop significant researches which help uplift the lives of small farmers in the province of Davao del Sur. They are […]

CFP INCLUSIVE DEVELOPMENT TEAM FACILITATES DAVAO REGIONAL COFFEE COUNCIL MEETING

The Davao-based members of Coffee For Peace Inclusive Development Team—Joji Pantoja, Aiza Wanay, and Sam Bautista—participated in the 3rd General Meeting of the Davao Region Coffee Council. Joji, who serves as chair of this Council, gave a motivational talk by sharing the lessons in her journey while building up Coffee for Peace as a social enterprise. This is […]