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 […]

LOCAL COFFEE FARMERS AND STAKEHOLDERS ORGANIZE COMVAL COFFEE COUNCIL

Local farmers and coffee industry stakeholders in the Province of Compostela Valley gathered together to organize themselves as participants in the Philippine Coffee Industry Road Map 2017-2022. They are now referred to as ComVal Coffee Council. With the assistance of the Department of Trade and Industry-Region XI, the newly-organized provincial coffee industry players hope to […]

ST. JOHN’S UNIVERSITY STUDENTS PUBLISH THEIR RESEARCH FINDINGS ABOUT CFP

Five business students from St. John’s University in New York did a research on the performance of Coffee for Peace, Inc. Using the lens of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDG), Samiha Huque, Salmaan Kapdi, Wilson Lee, Joslyn Mejicano, and Christina Melendez researched and identified our innovations at CFP. They interviewed Tala Alngag […]

REUTERS FOUNDATION VISITS THE FARMING PARTNERS OF COFFEE FOR PEACE

Kieran Guilbert of Thomson Reuters Foundation — the philanthropic arm of Thomson Reuters, the world’s biggest news and information provider — visited and interviewed our farming partners and fieldworkers in Mindanao. This foundation establishes strategic partnerships “to tackle some of the world’s most pressing socio-economic issues” engaging businesses, governments, thought leaders and civil society. Guilbert featured the story of […]

LAMBUNAO LOCAL GOVERNMENT INVITES OUR INCLUSIVE DEVELOPMENT CONSULTING GROUP

Last 15-17 March 2018, our Inclusive Development Consulting Group (IDCG)  travelled to the Municipality of Lambunao, Iloilo Province — to continue the on-going landscape architecture consultation between AJM Planning and Design and the local government; and, to facilitate an inclusive development workshop among coffee farmers, buyers, and traders there. The IDCG was composed of Tala Alngag Bautista, AJ Moldez, […]

CFP IS A MEMBER OF THE NEWLY-ESTABLISHED ‘PHILIPPINE COFFEE COUNCIL’

Joji Pantoja, CEO of Coffee For Peace Corp., is now a member of the Philippine Coffee Council. CFP Corp., being a national enabler for the coffee farmers, has been chosen to be part of this Council. Joji is also the chairperson of the Greater Davao Regional Coffee Council. The idea of organizing a national council for […]