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WE ARE A SOCIAL ENTERPRISE

  • May 26, 2017

For many years, dozens of housewives from Barangay Pinayagan Norte in the town of Tubigon, Bohol, have been weaving raffia, a natural fiber from palm trees, into fabrics that find their way in the form of various products to buyers overseas. For most of these women, their world is Bohol, and many will probably never get to step out of the island-province in their lifetime. And yet they are very much globally connected. They are part of a value chain that spans all the way from their humble homes in this coastal fishing community to the rooms of luxury homes or hotels in Malaysia, Japan, Europe,...

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