FSSI is committed to provide social investments as a contribution to sustaining local economies and eco-systems. We took it as a responsibility to facilitate social investments that lead to triple bottom lines in terms of economic viability, ecological soundness and social equity. We nurture partnerships that help empower the poor to become productive members of society and as stewards of our natural resources.
We support social enterprises that undertake development, production, processing and marketing of commodities by the marginalized social sectors. We believe that growing social enterprises requires the support of both state and non-state stakeholders. It also entails capacity building through awareness building and education. And so we support alliances among social enterprises and civil society, as well as with LGUs, government agencies, and the rest of the business sector that are inclined to working with social enterprises.
The social enterprise investment fund is aimed at primary cooperatives, cooperative federations, community-based organizations, alliances/network of civil society organizations, private enterprises, and community financial institutions. We also support initiatives that are part of local convergences on the following: