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‘COFFEE FOR PEACE CAFE’ REOPENS WITH APPROPRIATE PUBLIC HEALTH SAFETY PROTOCOL

We’re happy to announce that Coffee for Peace Cafe, 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!

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THE PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN THE TALAANDIG INDIGENOUS PEOPLE AND PBCI-CFP IS RENEWED AND ENHANCED

Our teams at PeaceBuilders Community, Inc. (PBCI) and Coffee For Peace (CFP) are being led, spiritually, to work with the leaders of the Indigenous Peoples (IP) who seek The Creator’s heart and who walk with what we mutually understand as The Creator’s just and peaceful statutes as they serve as stewards of their ancestral domains and as they struggle to realize their right to self-determination. This spiritual perspective of partnership govern the inclusive development strategies we practice in the field.

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‘COFFEE FOR PEACE’ IS CHOSEN AS PART OF THE INNOVATION FOR SOCIAL IMPACT PARTNERSHIP

Coffee for Peace, Inc. has been chosen as one of the 10 out of the 280 social enterprises who will be part of the Innovation for Social Impact Partnership (ISIP) — an initiative of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in partnership with Philippine Development Foundation (PhilDev). This 6-month program aims “to support promising innovative social enterprises in the Philippines to collectively contribute to the achievement, acceleration, and sustainability of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).”

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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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COFFEE FOR PEACE INVITES CANADIAN PARTNERS FOR IMPACT INVESTING

Imagine. Coffee For Peace Canada. A group of Canadian investors who see life and reality from the lenses of Peace Theology and are committed to help build justice and peace among coffee farming communities around the world. These are women and men who are convinced to invest in companies like Coffee For Peace that aims …

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SILFRED “KUYA FRED” ABELITADO IS A FRIEND TO MINDANAO’S FARMERS

In a cinderblock-walled courtyard half shaded by palm and balete trees, in the quiet Davao City subdivision of Juna, stands the industrial array of Coffee For Peace (CFP). Bamboo drying frames and stacks of hard plastic tubs flank locally fabricated de-pulper and roaster machines. Close by are tables for sorting beans and, in an adjoining …

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COFFEE FOR PEACE RECEIVES AWARD FROM UNDP AND N-PEACE NETWORK

21-23 October 2015. Joji Pantoja, CEO of Coffee For Peace (CFP), received an N-Peace Award from the United Nations Development Program – Impact Investment Exchange Asia (UNDP-IIXAsia) in behalf of the women who comprise the 80 percent of the farming farmers of CFP. The N-Peace Awards Ceremony was held at One UN Hotel, New York, …

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MATT EPP VISITS COFFEE FOR PEACE

  The last Juno Awards, which took place in Winnipeg, Canada in March 2014, were the scene of a prolific encounter: that of Matt Epp and Willard Metzger. It seems strange that Canadian singer-songwriter Matt Epp, born in a Mennonite family, should meet Willard Metzger, executive director of Mennonite Church Canada (MCC), in a big …

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A VISIT TO DUBRIA FAMILY AT BARANGAY BALUTAKAY IN BANSALAN, DAVAO DEL SUR

On Saturday evening the PeaceBuilders team’s Isuzu Trooper, parked beside the cinderblock and sawali home of Joe Randy and Marivic Dubria, was the only operational four-wheeled vehicle in the village of Purok Pluto. Coffee for Peace Warehouse Manager Byron Pantoja, his veins filled with ice water, had piloted the bucking Trooper and the jostled PeaceBuilders …

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PBCI TEAM TRAINS LANTAPAN FARMERS

If you had visited the conference room of the Lantapan municipal legislative office in Purok-2, Barangay Poblacion, Lantapan Municipality in Bukidnon Province this last Thursday, you would have found the swivel chairs filled not with municipal lawmakers but with farmers from the five Lantapan coffee industry clusters.  Each of these five grower collectives, organized with …

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NEW PAR COMMUNITY BREWING IN KALINGA

Kalinga people love peace and coffee. Twinkle Alngag Bautista is convinced that she is called to build a Peace and Reconciliation (PAR) Community and Coffee For Peace (CFP) social business in Kalinga as part of her life’s calling and mission. Coffee is already a popular product here. Local Robusta coffee is brewed every morning in …

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‘COFFEE FOR PEACE’ IS A MAJOR PARTNER OF THE 2013 DAVAO TRADE EXPO

17-19 October 2013, Davao City. Coffee for Peace (CFP) took the lead as the major partner of the 2013 Davao Trade Expo (DaTE 2013) for the coffee industry. The theme of the 15th DaTE was Empowering the Farmer: Engage. Enable. Excite. It is the biggest agribusiness expo in Mindanao and is spearheaded by the Davao …

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OUR GLOBAL PEACE COMMUNITY

We are sent by Mennonite Church Canada Witness in partnership with our international community.