The advocacy training workshop was attended by 31 individuals from the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao and the proposed Bangsamoro Areas. Held on 21 and 22 March 2017 at the Alnor Hotel and Convention Centre in Cotabato City, the two-day workshop delved into strategies involving advocacies and its stages. This was facilitated by Alex Finlayson, who discussed the stages of advocacy and the communications cycle which it undertakes. 

4 Roadshows. The report on the state of social enterprise report revealed that one of the barriers to growing social enterprises is the lack of understanding and awareness of SEs among the general public. The roadshows are geared towards increasing public understanding and the appreciation of social enterprises. It is an avenue where the government, civil society and businesses can play a role as a partner in bringing social innovation mindsets into their communities.

  • Iligan (238 people attended the SEED session event, 24 people from 14 media stations attended the media briefing)
  • Cotabato (145 participants in the SEED session event, 34 people from the media attended the media briefing)
  • Tawi-Tawi (143 participants in the SEED session event)
  • Basilan (216 participants in the SEED session event (including LGU and Sanggunian Kabataan representatives)

 We have already completed this programme. For opportunities and other queries in relation to our work in the Philippines, please email us at