Brigham Young University-Hawaii back to back championship

By Joan Repecilo | May 8, 2019

The Brigham Young University-Hawaii has been recognized again for the Enactus Exposition held in Kansas City, Missouri. Out of 87 universities had participated in this event creating a great impact to their community, BYU-Hawaii has been awarded  as first place recognizing the impact they made This Year 2019 to the farmers of Philippines and Cambodia. …

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RiceUp Philippines

By Joan Repecilo | May 2, 2019

RiceUp In The Philippines Farm School The contribution that RiceUp is making to the changing farmers and empowering them as individuals is noticeable. The farmers notice it too. On this trip, we attended the graduation of at least 200 farmer students in Davao, Philippines and conducted the graduation of over 80 farmers in Pampanga. Many …

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RiceUp in Cambodia

By Joan Repecilo | May 1, 2019

This RiceUp trip to Cambodia and the Philippines was a very rewarding experience. Seeing the individual farmers, getting to know them, and spending time with them was eye-opening. These experiences helped us to see more specifically how the RiceUp program is impacting real people and what more we must do to further that impact. Indeed, …

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RiceUp in Ilocos Norte!

By Zenos | February 20, 2019

One Big Announcement! We are working with Piddig, Ilocos Norte through the inspired leadership of Mayor Georgina Salazar-Guillen and committed service of former Mayor @Eduardo Guillen. This is our first in Ilocos Region, and we are welcoming others to work and serve with us. Piddig has been an example in the nation how inter-agency collaboration …

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Kapihan sa Konsulado!

By RiceUp | January 26, 2019

What an opportunity to serve and collaborate with other Filipinos on the island! RiceUp team members joined “Kapihan sa Konsulado” (tearoom in the Consulate) hosted on the 23rd by the Philippine General Consulate in Honolulu, Hawaii. Kapihan Sa Konsulado is “a community dialogue for awareness about the programs geared to 2nd & 3rd generation Filipinos …

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By RiceUp | January 17, 2019

BIG ANNOUNCEMENT! In 2018, more than 60 farmers and their children finished a three-month training on Agriculture Entrepreneurship, making them more competitive in the market, and giving them a path that empowers them to become self-reliant! Our 2019 goals: Today, we are pleased to announce that more than 1000 farmers will again benefit from our …


RiceUp Ventures in Agri-tourism

By Joan Repecilo | November 21, 2018

RiceUp ventures in Agri-tourism Elvin, RiceUp’s CEO, met Heidi Johnson and Rhonda at the US Capitol during the Fourth of July celebration. While standing in line, he introduced them to RiceUp, and invited them over to visit the Philippines. Now, they are traveling to the Philippines and will visit Pampanga from Maryland, USA for a 7-day trip. …

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RiceUp 2nd year Anniversary!

By Joan Repecilo | November 21, 2018

We celebrated our 2nd year anniversary by registering as a corporation. We are so grateful for this new milestone in our life. We will be forever grateful for all of you who support and believe that we can do this, Kaya natin to!! We thank you all for being with us. We wouldn’t be able …

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25 RiceUp farmers finished their three month Farmer Field School

By Joan Repecilo | October 26, 2018

25 RiceUp farmers just finished thier three month Farmer Field School course enabling them to improve rice production and decrease costs. RiceUp is empowering our farmers to use innovation in farming to increase their income. This is in partnership with the Municipal Agriculture Office of Lubao.   

Lubao National High visits our vermiculture facility

By Joan Repecilo | October 26, 2018

Lubao National High visits  our vermiculture facility managed by ate Fhe Manabat, a RiceUp farmer. The students learned about the amazing process of producing bio-fertilizer by using worms and farm waste. Ate Fhe also took some time to teach them and practice some principles of sustainable farming.