For the past six years, the PepsiCorps program has provided PepsiCo employees with the opportunity to make a positive impact in underserved communities around the world. The fall 2015 mission marked a milestone in the program: the first all-female team.

This group of eight PepsiCorps volunteers embarked on a mission to the Philippines, where they teamed up with two organizations that work to improve economic empowerment for underserved women. One offers microfinance services to women and their families, while the other helps women market gift items they’ve created for sale.

Read on to learn more about how the PepsiCorps women are helping other women:

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