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CENTRAL MINDANAO IS BEING SHAKEN BY A SERIES OF POWERFUL EARTHQUAKES

We need help! We’ve been experiencing a series of earthquakes. Magnitude 6.3 last 16 October. Magnitude 6.6 last 29 October. Magnitude 6.5 last 31 October. 22 people died. 420 were injured. The earthquakes were tectonic, not volcanic — we’re not worried about Mt. Apo erupting. There have been no tsunami threat — the epicenter is inland. […]

THE 2019 SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS AWARDS RECOGNIZED CFP AS BEST SOCIAL ENTERPRISE AND FOR HAVING BEST FLAGSHIP INITIATIVES

07 October 2019, The Peninsula Manila, Philippines — The 2019 Sustainable Business Awards Philippines recognized Coffee For Peace for having The Best Flagship Initiatives and for being The Best Social Enterprise. The Sustainable Business Awards recognise companies for their outstanding performance on environmental and social sustainability, highlighting their successes and providing others with examples of […]

CFP WINS 2019 DOLE-NWPC NATIONAL PRODUCTIVITY AWARD AMONG MICRO-ESTABLISHMENTS IN THE SERVICE INDUSTRY

Friday, 04 October at The Sheraton Manila Bay — The National Wages Productivity Commission of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE-NWPC) recognized Coffee For Peace as National Winner — Service, Micro Establishment in their 2019 Productivity Olympics. The Productivity Olympics is a national competition of best productivity practices of micro, small and medium enterprise […]

TWO ROASTING MACHINES FROM TAIWAN ARE SET-UP TO ENHANCE PRODUCT QUALITY AND TO INCREASE PRODUCTION QUANTITY

To further build upon the economic sustainability of our farming partners among Indigenous, Bangsamoro, and Settler communities, PBCI and CFP are building shared roasting facilities allowing our coffee farming partners to roast their own beans and sell directly into local markets. Grateful to our Canadian impact investors Our partner, Mennonite Church Eastern Canada, started a […]

CFP INCLUSIVE DEVELOPMENT TEAM HELP ENHANCE BANGSAMORO COFFEE FARMING MANAGEMENT

Sihaya Ansibod leads a Peace and Reconciliation Team to train Bangsamoro folks in North Cotabato to enhance their coffee farming technique. These farmers have heard how some coffee communities we’ve trained were able to win in national coffee quality competitions and were able to export their specialty coffee to international market. They invited Sihaya and her team to share what […]

CLAY AND JUNE ROJO ENHANCE THEIR INCLUSIVE DEVELOPMENT OPERATIONS IN EASTERN MINDANAO

Clay and June Rojo have been journeying to fulfill their mission — to be a part of a national vision to establish at least one Peace and Reconciliation (PAR) community in every province in the country. They are particularly focusing to equip a group of students from the Central Mindanao University (CMU). This university serves as a major hub for […]

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 […]