Agriculture is Hope

When I was a young, I went to the rice fields with my mother, sister, and youngest brother to find food. We collected “ulon-ulon”, the rice stalks left after harvest.  We patiently re-harvest this “ulon-ulon” through drifting it into the air, leaving grains of palay behind. After we collect what we can, we sell our … Continue reading Agriculture is Hope


Women Farmers are Amazing!

  Women farmers are the best! Amazing women farmers from our 2nd agripreneurship learning camp in the Philippines! They say “we should thank a farmer everyday”. Your generosity can be this BIG THANK YOU. Our Team in Food SECURE Ph wants to contribute in changing the current narrative of agriculture in rural farming communities in the Philippines. … Continue reading Women Farmers are Amazing!

Leading one’s community

#PALAYInitiative Success Stories. 002. Story of Ammer Mohammad (PALAY initiative Participant, Program Head – Seminar on Sustainable Agriculture) “PALAY initiative taught me the importance of organic farming and how to make natural pesticides. I have also learned better strategies in rice planting (transplanting is better than the traditional ways). After the seminar, I believe I … Continue reading Leading one’s community

Empowered to empower others

#PALAYInitiative Success Stories. 001. Story of Honey Alvarado, PALAY Initiative Participant “I've learned that agriculture is the backbone of our country. The seminar/workshop of PALAY Initiative motivated me to learn new things. The said program taught me the value of agriculture and how we’re going to live with it. I’ve learned dealing with the personnel … Continue reading Empowered to empower others