Category Archives: Social Entrepreneurship

SEDPI at Opisina ni Senator Risa Hontiveros Nag-abot ng Tulong sa mga Nasalanta ng Bagyong Vicky

“Sagol nerbyos hadlok lagi kay basi manganaod kay paspas kaayo ang pag taas sa tubig og sulod kaayo.”  “Magkahalong nerbyos at takot dahil baka maanod kasi mabilis ang pagtaas ng tubig at pumapasok talaga.” Ito ang naramdaman ni Roxanne Amigo habang rumaragasa ang baha na dala ng bagyong Vicky. Kasama sa binaha at na-landslide ang […]

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SEDPI at Ambagan PH Tumulong sa mga Nasalanta ng Bagyong Vicky

Agad na nag-abot ng tulong ang SEDPI at Ambagan PH sa 1,884 na nasalanta ng bagyong Vicky sa Agusan del Sur at Surigao del Sur.  Matapos ang tuloy-tuloy na ulan na dulot ng bagyong Vicky sa Mindanao nagdulot ito ng pagbaha at landslide.  Kasama sa naapektuhan ay ang mga residente ng Agusan del Sur at […]

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Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries in Sultan Kudarat Receive Millions Worth of Agri-Inputs from DAR – IARCDSP

Pandemic or not, farmers in Mindanao tirelessly till the soil. This is why the Department of Agrarian Reform, together with SEDPI, continue to work while majority of the population are on a standstill to bring the most awaited agri-input investments from the DAR – Italian Assistance to ARC Development Support Program (IARCDSP) to our farmers.  […]

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SEDPI’s Group Yearly Renewable Term Insurance

SEDPI offers Group Renewable Term Insurance (GYRT) in partnership with CLIMBS, a service more catered to common Filipino households. Term insurance provides protection against emergencies for a specific period of time. As lifetime coverage is not always needed, term insurance provides cheaper premiums with larger benefits. On average, investment-linked insurance schemes charge PhP80,000 in premiums. […]

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SEDPI’s Social Welfare Protection Program

SEDPI offers the Social Welfare Protection Program (SWePP), where members can avail microinsurance coverage for their families in the Philippines or themselves. SWePP is a consolidated microinsurance and social safety net program and provides security and protection to low-income SEDPI members. As a hybrid form of insurance, it adopts formal, informal, and government social insurance […]

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Never too small for hope (sari-sari store) – International Day of Rural Women 2020

Mary Jane Selecia is a mother of five who lives in a rural community in Upi, Maguindanao in the Philippines. She runs a sari-sari store (corner store) in her community. COVID-19 has significantly affected their household and community. To mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the government imposed community quarantine measures which includes physical distancing, movement […]

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Plight of Microentrepreneurs in the Philippines Part 1 of 3 Sari-sari Stores

Never too Small for Hope- Part I Doing business is largely a family affair in the Philippines – 80% of enterprises are family-owned or family-controlled. Microenterprises are the most intimate and the most common of these businesses. Nine of out of 10 MSMEs in the Philippines are microenterprises. Their kinship is the most deep-rooted because […]

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SEDPI partners with ACSent to promote social entrepreneurship nationwide

In 2019, Social Enterprise Development Partnerships, Inc. (SEDPI) and Ateneo Center for Social Entrepreneurship (ACSEnt) mounted series of events to fulfill their partbership agreement to promote social entrepreneurship in the Philippines. SE Clinics with PwC SEDPI and ACSent partnered with Isla Lipana & Co. Price Waterhouse Coopers Philippines (PwC) to conduct social impact clinics in […]

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Ateneo OF-LIFE Program: Empowering Overseas Filipino Workers

The Truth about OFWs When one talks about the Overseas Filipino Workers, they are often described as “mga bagong bayani” or the modern-day Filipino heroes. They are called that way because of how they are contributing to the Philippine economy through their remittances. More than their financial contribution, though, they are also called “mga bagong […]

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Sir Vince Rapisura facilitates Social Impact Clinic in Cebu

Twenty small business owners participated in Social Impact Clinic held in University of San Carlos, Cebu on January 11, 2019. The Social Impact Clinic sponsored by Ateneo Center for Social Entrepreneurship (ACSEnt) and Isla Lipana & Co. Price Waterhouse Coopers Philippines (PwC) provided venue for those running an enterprise or wanting to get involved to […]

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