Lakambini Mapayapa

Author's details

Name: Joji Felicitas Pantoja
Date registered: 20.December.2010
URL: http://peacebuilderscommunity.org

Biography

Joji Pantoja is beginning to use her Tagalog tribal name -- Lakambini Mapayapa -- as a way of identifying with the struggles of the Indigenous Peoples. Joji’s initial training was in Food Service Administration from the University of Santo Tomas (B.Sc., 1979). She also studied International Relations at the Asian Center, University of the Philippines. She moved to Canada in 1986 and since then developed a successful career in the investment and financial industry. After 20 years, she decided to return to the Philippines, realizing that a sustainable economic development is crucial to our people’s search for just-peace. She believes that genuine, effective peace advocacy must be economically-sustainable. Joji is our Chief Operations Officer at PBCI. She serves concurrently as the Board Chair & CEO of Coffee For Peace, Inc.

Latest posts

  1. CPLA INVITES PBCI TO OBSERVE THEIR TALKS WITH GOVERNMENT PEACE NEGOTIATORS — 25.April.2017
  2. CFP IS RECOGNIZED AS QUALITY STANDARD LEADER IN PHILIPPINE COFFEE INDUSTRY — 01.November.2016
  3. CONSTRUCTION OF POST-HARVEST PROCESSING PLANT ON TARGET — 17.September.2016
  4. PAR-BASED INCLUSIVE DEVELOPMENT MULTIPLIES IN EASTERN MINDANAO — 20.February.2016
  5. BUKIDNON COFFEE PROCESSING FACILITY IS SET — 28.November.2015

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Apr 25 2017

CPLA INVITES PBCI TO OBSERVE THEIR TALKS WITH GOVERNMENT PEACE NEGOTIATORS

24 April 2017 — The Cordillera Peoples’ Liberation Army (CPLA) invited representatives of PeaceBuilders Community, Inc. (PBCI) to their dialogue with Sec. Jesus Dureza, the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process under the current Administration of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte. PBCI sent me in my capacity as  Executive Vice President. With me was Ms. Maimai Lim, …

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Nov 01 2016

CFP IS RECOGNIZED AS QUALITY STANDARD LEADER IN PHILIPPINE COFFEE INDUSTRY

Last Saturday, 29 October 2016, Coffee For Peace, Inc. (CFP) was featured in a national television program called Reel Time, over GMA News TV. The coffee industry in the Philippines recognized CFP as a quality standard leader in the country.   It was an honor to share our passion at CFP to train coffee farmers in …

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Sep 17 2016

CONSTRUCTION OF POST-HARVEST PROCESSING PLANT ON TARGET

PeaceBuilders Community, Inc. (PBCI) and Coffee For Peace (CFP) has been working with the Balutakay Coffee Farmers Association (BACOFA) since 2013. We have exported BACOFA green coffee bean (GCB) products to the United States, and have steadily supplied 5 cafes with roasted coffee beans (RCB). Our quality has attracted large distributors locally and abroad, but …

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Feb 20 2016

PAR-BASED INCLUSIVE DEVELOPMENT MULTIPLIES IN EASTERN MINDANAO

The PAR movement in Eastern Mindanao is growing faster than we have anticipated. PAR Bukidnon now have their own coffee buying and processing operations complete with all equipment. Because of this, more coffee farming communities are joining the Coffee For Peace network. Meanwhile, a number of people’s community organizations are working together towards inclusive development …

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Nov 28 2015

BUKIDNON COFFEE PROCESSING FACILITY IS SET

The Opportunity. PeaceBuilders Community, Inc. (PBCI) has been organizing Peace and Reconciliation (PAR) Communities in armed conflicted areas of Mindanao and throughout the Philippines for the past 10 years. A major aspect of this PAR community development is the establishment of inclusive growth initiatives. Coffee growing, processing, and marketing is the most sustainable livelihood program …

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Sep 18 2014

TALA IS OUR NEW MISSIONARY TO KALINGA

We, at PeaceBuilders Community and at Coffee For Peace, have learned to respect Tala as a person who enjoys leading people and who is patient in managing things. She has no trouble talking with people and loves to organize them. When assigned a leadership task, she can anticipate problems and provide solutions even in circumstances …

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Jul 07 2014

INCLUSIVE GROWTH IS NOW THE KEY ASPECT OF OUR PAR MISSION

As we are getting deeply immersed in divided communities because of unresolved conflicts, the more we are becoming aware of the need for inclusive economic development as a critical aspect of our peace and reconciliation mission. Peace and Reconciliation (PAR) is the heart of our ministry. Our concept of peace — from the Hebrew term …

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Permanent link to this article: http://peacebuilderscommunity.org/2014/07/inclusive-growth-is-now-the-key-aspect-of-our-par-mission/

Jun 08 2014

BUKIDNON PAR COMMUNITY STARTS ‘SIDLAK KALINAW’ — AN INCLUSIVE GROWTH INITIATIVE

Sidlak. To shine. Kalinaw. Peace. We are seeing the dawn of a strategic, justice-oriented, sustainable peacebuilding which will radiate from, and through, our particular context of transformation-advocacy. Inspired by this vision, a new social enterprise is being born. It has a five-pronged bottom line — people, progress, planet, peace, and profit. Sidlak Kalinaw is a …

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