Category: CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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PENNSYLVANIA-BASED ‘SOCIAL ENTERPRISE GROUP’ EXPLORES PARTNERSHIP WITH CFP

Our friend, Prof. Jonathan Rudy, Senior Fellow at the Pennsylvania-based Social Enterprise Group, led a team to visit Mindanao for the purpose of exploring partnership with Coffee For Peace. With him were Deborah Drury, Jason Biesel, and Rachel Craft. Last 07-12 January 2018, they travelled from Pennsylvania to Davao. They visited our farming partners in Mount …

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BUDDING MINDANAO ENTREPRENEURS VISIT COFFEE FOR PEACE

Coffee For Peace Bistro hosted the Social Enterprise Ideation campers during their learning tour last Thursday, 30 November 2017. We presented various concepts that was consistent with their theme: “Local Changes: Ideas to Impact Social Enterprise”. This ideation camp is facilitated by the CSO SEED Philippines and was supported by the European Union in the Philippines and British Council …

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CFP’S YOUNG WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS MADE IT TO THE TOP FIVE WINNERS AT ‘BPI SINAG ACCELERATE 2017’

Two of the young inclusive development leaders we’re training — Sihaya Ansibod (Erumanen Menuvu, North Cotabato) and Twinkle Alngag Bautista (Sumacher, Kalinga) — competed with other leading young entrepreneurs from across the country, representing Coffee For Peace at the BPI Sinag Accelerate 2017’s social entrepreneurial booth camp. Last 10 November 2017, their business plan made it to the …

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WE RECEIVED ASEAN’S 2017 PRIVATE SECTOR LEADERSHIP AWARD ON RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND POVERTY ERADICATION

Coffee For Peace was given the ASEAN Leadership Award on Rural Development and Poverty Eradication–Private Sector 2017 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Congratulations to our farming partners, barista partners, post-harvest processing partners, investing partners, coffee drinking partners, supplying partners, and management team! Your labor of love and dedication are appreciated by Southeast Asian people and corporations …

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COFFEE FOR PEACE IS THE INCLUSIVE BUSINESS WINNER FOR THE PHILIPPINES AT THE ASEAN BUSINESS AWARDS 2017

We are so encouraged to receive another citation from the Asean Business Awards 2017: ASEAN BUSINESS AWARDS 2017 NATIONAL WINNER, PHILIPPINES Inclusive Business Category Coffee for Peace is a social enterprise in the areas of Mt. Apo, Bukidnon, and the Cordillera Administrative Region which envisions Peace Communities practicing relational harmony and enjoying quality life by …

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AWARDS WE HAVE RECEIVED AS A SOCIAL ENTERPRISE

We are grateful for the several national and international recognition awards honoring our farming partners, peacebuilding partners, serving partners, and investing partners.