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Taking stock and celebrating gains in 2022

The Foundation is participating in this project along with three of its members, the National Confederation of Cooperatives (NATCCO), the Philippine Partnership for the Development of Human Resources in Rural Areas (PhilDHRRA), and the Partnership of Philippine Support Service Agencies (PHILSSA), partner social enterprise Philippine Family Farmers’ Agriculture Fishery Forestry Cooperatives Federation (AgriCOOPh Federation), and […]

Partnerships for Social Enterprise Development

These past few months have been very productive for us at FSSI. In September, select FSSI staff participated in two online training workshops held by the International Labor Organization on improving the productivity and working conditions of micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs). These training will be helpful for our partners particularly as business operations […]

Gender Lens Investing in PH: Perspective from the Field

AVPN and Investing In Women collaborate on a video showcasing perspectives from the field of gender lens investing in the Philippines. FSSI Executive Director Sixdon C. Macasaet joins Beng Camba, Partner for Impact and Gender Management of inBEST Ventures and Quenby Go, Executive Director of the Manila Angel Investors Network (MAIN) in sharing innovative financing […]

Letter from the Executive Director

Last October, we also warmly welcomed FSSI’s new Chairperson, Mr. Martin “Mart” F. Lasaga III, who is representing the National Confederation of Cooperatives (NATCCO). Mart has been a Board member of NATCCO for five years and is also the Chairperson of the St. Vincent Ferrer Parish Multi-purpose Cooperative. St. Vincent Coop, based in Romblon, is […]

Letter from the Executive Director

Further, in an effort to be more conscious of our commitment to gender equality as part of the triple bottom line strategy and our support to women-led enterprises, we have established within FSSI a gender team. Through the newly-organized team, we are currently developing the gender strategy and action plans of FSSI, with support from […]

FSSI Launches Partnership with SEARCA for Inclusive Agri and Rural Development

The Foundation for a Sustainable Society, Inc. (FSSI) has signed a five-year partnership with the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) to collaborate in capacity building, advocacy, and research efforts to support inclusive agricultural and rural development.    Founded in 1966, SEARCA is a center of excellence in agricultural and rural […]

Letter from the Executive Director

Cautious Optimism and Perseverance in 2021   With significant progress in the development of COVID-19 vaccines, the economy expected to regain its momentum, and programs in the pipeline to assist in the recovery, there is cautious optimism that 2021 is the year that we start to rebuild. We are hopeful – with a sense of readiness for difficulties that […]