House of Ekolife Iloilo and Ekolife Farm
Coffee shop, bakeshop and one-stop tourist center located in Plazuela, Iloilo City.
It has a roast on site, roast on demand and bake on site, bake on demand facility. Aside from coffee shop, it also provides pasalubong and tourism support services. The coffee shop is mentored by Bote Central, owner of 18 days Coffee, a successful social enterprise engaged in the coffee value chain.
The bake shop produces innovative and healthy bread and pastries using healthy flour and sugar. The ingredients used by the Ekolife shop is sourced from the Ekolife Farm which is a 22-hectare property in Pototan. The Ekolife farm will serve as a farm business school for organic farming and will entertain tourists interested in agro-tourism and spa services. The social enterprise is a partnership between Bote Central, Atikha and PinoyWISE-Iloilo Chapter. This is a Public Private People Partnership Project with DOLE OWWA and NRCO technical assistance. The initial capital requirement is 3 Million Pesos.