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Call for Applications: Remedial Officer

Duties and Responsibilities A. Remedial (Primary) Planning and system development Portfolio management Collection Asset management Documentation B. Credit (Secondary) Credit (Secondary) Credit Evaluation Monitoring Risk management Qualification Standard Education College degree preferably with background in Economics, Banking, Finance Business Management and Accounting Experience At least three (3) years working experience in related fields; has experience […]

Terms of Reference: Service Provider for Business Continuity Plan Preparation and Orientation

Introduction The Foundation for a Sustainable Society Inc. (FSSI) is looking for a consultant to prepare and package its Business Continuity Plan, and conduct BCP orientation for FSSI staff. FSSI is a non-government organization established in 1995. It manages an endowment fund which resulted from the successful debt-swap campaign of international and local organizations to […]

FSSI holds online forum on data privacy for CSOs and financial services

Amidst the economic challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, digitalization is seen as essential in ensuring the continuity of operations of businesses and organizations. However, the shift to digital transformation has also led to concerns over data privacy and cybersecurity. There is now a compelling need to consider data protection and maintain robust security systems especially in terms of data collection and retention.  Following its webinar on the […]

HOPE in Microfinance

In 2016, taking hold of their resources and expertise, long-time microfinance employees ventured into an enterprise with the hope of enriching the lives of others through providing financial services and entrepreneurship development. Tired of living away from their families, colleagues Enrique “Ric” Maca, Orbil Driz, and Kirk Candelon banked on their background in microfinance and […]

Coops4Food: Facilitating Market Access During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic caused significant stresses and disruption in the local food supply chain. At the height of the crisis, bottlenecks in transport and logistics disrupted the movement of products. There was shortage in supplies in major consumer areas and a surplus in producing communities. Farmer cooperatives in Mindanao were experiencing difficulties selling their produce, […]

Call for Applications: Finance Manager

About FSSI FSSI is a non-government organization established in 1995. It manages an endowment fund which resulted from the successful debt swap campaign of international and local organizations to cancel the foreign debt from the Swiss government. FSSI has promoted a “triple bottom line” (3BL) approach in supporting social enterprise development. This approach enables social […]

FSSI Welcomes New Board of Trustees

FSSI is pleased to announce the election of Mr. Martin “Mart” Lasaga III as its new Board of Trustees’ Chairperson. Mr. Lasaga has been a Board member of the National Confederation of Cooperatives (Natcco) for five years and is also the Chairperson of the St. Vincent Ferrer Parish Multi-purpose Cooperative in Romblon. St. Vincent Coop […]


The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in unprecedented health, economic, and social crisis affecting the most vulnerable sectors. Social enterprises will be critical to our COVID-19 response and recovery.  Social enterprises, like every other form of business, have been affected and are among the worst hit by the pandemic, and often with people who need the […]

FSSI Joins 1st Impact Angel Investor Network in PH

Impact enterprises solving the most urgent social and environmental challenges through market-based models are important actors in the socio-development landscape. Geared towards the development of products and services that address the fundamental problems of poverty and sustainable development, they solve social problems by challenging traditions, combining creativity with intelligence.   In the Philippines, social enterprises serving the poor are often pioneers, […]

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