The Global Mindanaw Agri-ventures Corporation (GMAV) is a start-up agribusiness corporation located in Gingoog City in the province of Misamis Oriental, Philippines. Formally started in 2016, GMAV provides appropriate innovations, value additions and a better market of agricultural products produced by the rural communities in the province of Misamis Oriental. As of 2018, GMAV has total assets of P 3,703,485 and it has ventured into broiler poultry production, coco sugar production, coffee processing, macapuno production, tobacco production and logistics services. The company’s head office is located at Door 3, Balay Mindanaw Kalambuan Center, Brgy. 23, Gingoog City, Misamis Oriental.


GMAV is a business corporation established by the Balay Mindanaw Group. The company also adopted the Balay Mindanaw Group’s vision of “Kaangayan, Kalambuan, Kalinaw…sa Mindanaw, sa Pilipinas ug Tibuok Kalibutan” (Equity, Development and Peace in Mindanaw, the Philippines and the World). However, as an agribusiness corporation, GMAV’s mission is “Transforming Agribusiness, Helping Build Enterprising Communities.”

In order to achieve this vision and mission, GMAV is always conscious of its interdependent responsibilities to customers, employees, partner community of producers, and shareholders.

From 2016 to 2018, GMAV focused on the following goals:

  • 1. Product Development:
    • To develop high market value products based on macapuno, coconut, broilers, and coffee.
  • 2. Market Development
    • To establish partnerships with institutional buyers of macapuno, coco sugar, and coffee.
  • 3. Human Resources Development
    • To build a core staff with integrity, leadership, commitment, and competence to efficiently manage and operate its enterprises.
  • 4. Systems Development
    • To develop and improve the efficiency of the management systems of the corporation, in order to attain clear targets and performance parameters.
  • 5. Financial Development
    • To have a net operating profit of P 10,000,000 at the end of 2018 and established agri-based enterprise with an ROI of 20%.


GMAV is committed to the following shared core values with KPMFI, GMPI, GMAV & BBFI:

  • 1. We Value Historicity
    • We know and we are proud to claim that we are sons and daughters of Balay Mindanaw.
    • We know that our mission is a natural evolution of our work in Balay Mindanaw to continually build towards our Vision of Equity, Development and Peace.
    • We remember how our founding fathers/mothers toiled hard make our organization sustainable and continually relevant to the call of the times.
  • 2. We are Passionately Entrepreneurial
    • We continually ask: “how can we provide services that are low in cost but high in value?”
    • We strive hard to teach the value of entrepreneurship to our clients while we also teach ourselves and our family members.
    • We fully believe that entrepreneurship in one of the best tools to end poverty.
  • 3. We Are a Leading Organization
    • We believe that our intentions are good. Therefore, we strive to do our best in the things we believe passionately in.
    • We believe in introducing innovations to change the rules of the game if we believe that these rules are unjust and favors only a few.
    • As we lead, we focus on problem solving and avoid problem passing.
    • We will strive hard to offer solutions to problems that are considered difficult to solve
  • 4. We are Happy and Celebratory Organization
    • We believe that the happier we are, the more productive we become as volunteers.
    • We value celebration, either of successes or of failures, as a way of commemorating our struggles in reaching for our vision and mission
    • We provide spaces for ourselves and our clients to celebrate important milestones, both victories and failures, to keep us grounded and guided by our historical evolution.
  • 5. We Break Traditions
    • Apart from being innovators, we choose to break accepted norms that we think are past their relevance and have been supporting the unjust status quo.
    • We introduce countercultures that we feel and think will level the playing field for the poor.
    • In this way, we revolutionize how we feel, look, and act on things
  • 6. We have the Heart of Volunteers
    • We consider ourselves volunteers not just because we are working in non-profit, non-government organizations. Before employment, all of us have had the opportunity to volunteer in Mindanawon communities.
    • We believe that the spirit of volunteerism drives us to be more efficient, effective, and productive in all of the challenges that we have to face.
    • We believe that providing our communities with quality services is far more important than any monetary gain.
  • 7. We are Spiritual
    • We believe that having the heart and culture of volunteerism makes us spiritually grounded in our daily encounters with challenges and difficulties.