Tag Archives: financial literacy

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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Never Too Small for Hope- Part III (Service Economy)

Federic Caneta / Resident of Cebu City – Furniture Maker  The miter saw is silent in Federic Caneta’s workshop. The carpenter has a cabinet and a couple of shelves from commissions that were canceled because of the lockdown. His monthly projects vary with demand, “I make furniture on a custom-made or pre-order basis. Orders would […]

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Never too Small for Hope – Part II (Transport and Logistics)

Image Credit: FreePik Respondent: Jhun Rodriguez / Resident of Quezon City- Tricycle Driver Jhun Rodriquez’s day would start with morning commuters in Quezon City. He is one of 4.5 million drivers across the country who have left their vehicles in garages until quarantine conditions are lifted. Jhun has put a ‘Family Use – Private’ sign on […]

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Promoting social investments: Ateneo and SEDPI conducts training of trainers for social investors

Ateneo and SEDPI reached another milestone in their partnership with the implementation of a training of trainers program that aims to develop trainers to promote social investments. Social investments are investments that generate profits as well as social and environmental gains. The training of trainers for social investors was held in different major cities around […]

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Amplifying SEDPI’s practice: 2019 media highlights

In 2019, SEDPI, with the leadership of its founder and president Vince Rapisura, further enhanced its brand as the premier capacity builder in the fields of social entrepreneurship, microfinance and financial literacy in the Philippines. Apart from the organization’s social media page and video blog, #UsapangPera, the organization was able to reach hundreds of thousands […]

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SEDPI pioneers impact investing fora in 9 countries

“I found Vince Rapisura on Facebook and he constantly discusses being a social investor. Through him, I learned that investing can create more value than just mere profit. We can select investments that have a conscious goal of making a positive impact on society,” said a social investor in an online forum. Impact investing are […]

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(L)earning Wealth: SEDPI provides financial literacy to thousands of Filipinos here and abroad

“Ang pagyaman, napag-aaralan.” This has been the statement which reverberates in the minds and hearts of every Filipino who underwent SEDPI’s financial literacy training. Vince Rapisura, president of SEDPI, is slowly becoming well-known as a financial guru helping Filipinos, in and out of the country, manage their money better. In 2019, SEDPI was able to […]

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Ateneo-SEDPI Financial Literacy Training of Trainers

The Ateneo-SEDPI Microfinance Capacity-Building Program is mounting nationwide three-day training events entitled “Financial Literacy Training of Trainers”. The training of trainers is a certification that aims to equip stakeholders from the government and private sector to contribute to the financial empowerment of Filipinos. Training of Trainers (ToT) focuses on providing various methods and techniques on […]

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Job Opening | Marketing and Communications Officer

Do you want a job that has positive social impact? Are you interested in promoting financial literacy? SEDPI Foundation Inc. is currently looking for a Marketing and Communications Officer. SEDPI Foundation Inc. (SFI) is a non-government organization with Financial Literacy as its primary advocacy of. SFI is one of the entities of Social Enterprise Development Partnerships Inc. […]

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Job Opening | Administrative Associate

Do you want to provide support for a program for migrants? Are you interested to work in the fields of Migration and Development? SEDPI is currently looking for an Administrative Associate for the Ateneo LSE Program. The Ateneo Leadership and Social Entrepreneurship (LSE) is an empowerment program targeting Overseas Filipinos Workers (OFWs). The Ateneo LSE […]

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