To provide insights on the prospects for local recovery and the unique and critical role of social enterprises in the pandemic response, the Foundation for Sustainable Society Inc. (FSSI) held a learning session on “The Role of Social Enterprises in COVID-19 Recovery.” The webinar, part of FSSI’s 32nd General Assembly and its 25th anniversary celebration, was held on May 19, 2021 through teleconferencing.
Among the speakers were Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU) School of Social Sciences Dean Dr. Fernando Aldaba, Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP) President and CEO Rey Laguda, and The Institute for Social Entrepreneurship in Asia (ISEA) President Dr. Lisa Dacanay. FSSI’s partner social enterprises— LFCI-Kasanib sa Pag-Abot ng Pangarap, HOPE Microfinance, Inc., and Quirino Isabela Multipurpose Cooperative (QUIMPC), also shared how they adapted to the challenges brought by the COVID-19 pandemic.
View the recording of the webinar below.
You may also read the highlights and key insights from the learning session through this link.