Twenty-four (24) micro and small entrepreneurs (MSE) from the province of Bukidnon graced the Kapatid Mentor Me (KMME) Program conducted by DTI-Bukidnon. The 3rd batch of KKME mentees graduated from the said program on June 6, 2018.

Kapatid Mentor Me Program helps micro and small business scale up thru weekly coaching sessions done by their mentors. Mentors are business owners or practitioners across different functional areas of entrepreneurship.

Modules introduced during the mentorship include business model canvas, entrepreneurial mind-setting and values formation, marketing, operations management, and supply value chain, among others. During that day, these entrepreneurs had the chance to showcase their business improvement plans to the panelists.

The panelists consist of representatives coming from various banking institutions, government agencies, Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship, and MSMED Council. Presenting their business improvement plan is one requirement to graduate of the Mentor ME Program after applying all the learnings of the mentoring sessions.

The 3rd batch are engaged in food processing, food and beverages, agro-farm ventures, printing services, construction and other services. (bukbdd)♦

Date of release: 9 July 2018