The Department of Trade and Industry in Central Luzon has recently launched in Nueva Ecija its Kapatid Mentor Micro Enterprises (KMME) program.
DTI Central Luzon director Judith Angeles pointed out the importance of scaling up the capacity of micro-entrepreneurs, who make up the bulk of establishments in the country.
On the other hand, DTI Nueva Ecija director Brigida Pili reminded the 20 selected participants to attend all the sessions of the KMME to absorb the full value of the program and its significance to their business.
The KMME participants were selected from a registered food and non-food industries of Nueva Ecija that is operating for at least one year.
KMME is a 12-module capability building program of the DTI that is supported by the Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship, under the leadership of Presidential Adviser Joey Concepcion.
The program aims to scale up the knowledge and skills of micro entrepreneurs not only in production but also in the different aspects of business including Business Model Canvass, Product Development/Innovation, Human Resources, Operation/Production Management, Financial Management, Obligations and Contract/Business Law, Supply Value Chain, Taxation and Business Plan Preparation.
Dr. Reynato Arimbuyutan, chairman of the Micro Small and Medium Development Council of Nueva Ecija expressed optimism for the KMME would redound to the benefit of the local economy. (RONDA Balita Online News)