BASILAN’S COFFEE REVIVAL PROJECT GETS THE ROYAL TOUCH

The brew, however, is not likely to lead to another violence that has made the island province a “no man’s land” for many Filipinos, particularly those from Luzon and the Visayas. With a little help from Kumala S. Elardo, a Sulu princess and chair of the Gender and Development Program of the PCBI, Basilan is… Read More

URC AND SULU COFFEE FARMERS: BREWING A PROJECT FOR PEACE

Princess Kumala “Lalah” Elardo dreams of peace and prosperity for her beloved Sulu. Determined to realize this dream, she embarked on projects that could help find livelihood opportunities for more people, particularly in coffee farming. She also searched for groups who share the same dream and found food and beverage company Universal Robina Corporation (URC).… Read More