The Information and Communications Technology (ICT) team of Coffee for Peace (CFP) is a group of volunteer writers and web designers at PeaceBuilders Community Incorporated (PBCI) who are working from different parts of the globe. Their task is to share the Peace and Reconciliation (PAR) activities of CFP-PBCI — like, inclusive development initiatives, social entrepreneurial training, multiplication of effective peacebuilding workers, conflict transformation consulting, and restorative justice processes.
Today, the Business for Peace Foundation announced the ‘2020 Oslo Business for Peace Award’ winners. Joji Pantoja, President & CEO of Coffee for Peace, is one of the three winners of this prestigious award. The official citation says: “She has dedicated her career to building peace in conflict zones and improving the lives of marginalised groups through economic stability.” Coffee for Peace is a social enterprise and a twin-organization of PeaceBuilders Community.
Permanent link to this article: https://waves.ca/2020/09/09/joji-is-one-of-the-three-global-honourees-of-the-2020-oslo-business-for-peace-award/
We’re happy to announce that Coffee for Peace Café, our social enterprise in Davao City, is now open again. This coffee shop had been closed for five months due to CoViD19 lock down. After reconfiguring our operations and integrating public health safety protocol, we’re ready to serve you. Welcome back!
Permanent link to this article: https://waves.ca/2020/08/10/coffee-for-peace-cafe-reopens-with-appropriate-public-health-safety-protocol/
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.
Permanent link to this article: https://waves.ca/2019/07/21/were-grateful-for-mcec-and-mccanada-for-a-new-coffee-roasting-machine/
Tala Alngag (Twinkle Bautista) left for Harrisonburg, Virginia, USA last 21 August 2018. She has been accepted to the graduate program of Eastern Mennonite University—Center for Justice and Peacebuilding. Her objective is to plunge into the course towards the degree of Master of Arts in Conflict Transformation and finish it from SY-2018 to SY-2020.
Permanent link to this article: https://waves.ca/2018/08/23/tala-takes-off-for-a-two-year-academic-journey/
It is such a privilege to serve God and the people, specifically those who are at the bottom of the economic pyramid, in the area of peacebuilding, through social entrpreneurship. Coffee and Conflict. Coffee is a good bridge-building factor among conflicted parties. At Coffee for Peace (CFP), we understand conflict as “an expressed struggle …
Permanent link to this article: https://waves.ca/2017/03/30/the-journey-of-cfp-in-the-work-of-peace-and-reconciliation-through-social-business/
Peacebuilders Community, Inc. was invited by Central Mindanao University (CMU) as consultant for Proposal Writing for Peace Process last April 28-29, 2015. The said activity was participated by selected professors who are members of Mt. Kalayo Institute for Social Enterprise Growth (MKESEG). CMU decided to have this kind of workshop because they believed that the …
Permanent link to this article: https://waves.ca/2015/05/03/a-university-invited-us-to-help-them-establish-a-par-center/
They, too, call out for peace. A story of a widow, a mother and a civilian caught in the crossfire.#tingogMamasapano #alloutpeace #PeaceTayo The day before the incident happened, it was just a normal day for Babu Pokan –a widow and a mother to five. Babu was weaving ikam(mats) since she stopped working at the farm …
Permanent link to this article: https://waves.ca/2015/02/27/a-mamasapano-woman-calls-out-for-peace/