Philippines, Inc. is an agricultural company involved in research, breeding,
development, distribution, and marketing of hybrid seeds of rice, vegetables,
and corn. The company works with farmers at the grassroots level to promote new
technology and provide technical assistance to Filipino farmers, through their
well-trained field technicians to conduct seminars and other strategies in
livelihood for the farmers in different areas in the Philippines. It generates
employment in the farming communities by helping farmers have additional income
for their families.
company currently has 22 regular office employees who receive all mandatory
benefits. It will also support 60 farmers by providing them with free training
in developing better harvest products and free meals. Most of the farmers come
from poor uneducated families so a scholarship program is also offered to the
children of the farmers if they would like to pursue schooling.
Philippines, Inc. has been transacting with the Filipino government to provide
better support for the agricultural sector all over the Philippines. It needs a
working capital loan to purchase and deliver raw materials such as seeds to
supplement the needs of the Department of Agriculture in Butuan, Agusan del
Sur. The loan will be provided by NPFC and LendAHand.