Louise Mabulo

The Cacao Project

Louise Mabulo is an award-winning chef, farmer, and entrepreneur. She is the Founder of The Cacao Project, a social venture aimed at equipping farmers for sustainable success, ensuring food security, and establishing resilient livelihoods. Louise is a featured honouree for Forbes Asia Under 30, is a Young Champion of the Earth under United Nations Environment Program, Outstanding Farmer of the Year 2018, a Friend Of Humanity Awardee under Friendship Ambassadors Foundation, and a recipient of the Social Entrepreneur award from the University of Connecticut. Louise won the Best Dessert in Asia Award at the Disciples des Escoffier Young Talent Trophy at the Restaurant and Bar Show in Hong Kong. She is the youngest member of Disciples des Escoffier Philippines and was a finalist in the TV reality cooking show, Junior MasterChef. Louise is also the Founder of The Culinary Lounge, and co-founder of The Camarines Food and Tourism Society. At the 2017 Winter Youth Assembly, Louise won a lifetime Fellowship from the Resolution Project for her social venture, The Cacao Project. She was recognised as the Outstanding Youth Ambassador at the 21st Session of the United Nations Youth Assembly.