From duped maids to farmers: Asian women lead the way in social business
By Administrator | 29 September 2016
"At all the peace talks Joji Felicitas Pantoja attended in the conflict-troubled Philippines island of Mindanao, coffee was served to put people at ease. But Pantoja soon realised talking about peace wasn't enough in communities unable to address basic needs like food and health, sparking an idea to use coffee as a vehicle for change. Setting up "Coffee for Peace", Pantoja worked with Mindanao farmers to revitalise an industry long abandoned for cash crops like rubber and bananas - and her farmers' earnings tripled." Read more
Brisbane Times 16 Sep 2016
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