In photo: DTI Rizal together with the Antipolo City Government through the City Mall of Antipolo.

ANTIPOLO CITY — An exciting and impactful initiative, the “Diskwento Numero Uno Back to School Sales Promo CMA Edition,” celebrated its successful launch today by the Antipolo City Government through the City Mall of Antipolo (CMA). This collaborative effort, now in its 4th year, aims to provide affordable school essentials to the community and promote economic resilience, with active participation from the Department of Trade and Industry – Rizal (DTI-Rizal).

Running from August 11 to September 3, 2023, this annual event offers families a timely opportunity to access discounted education necessities as they prepare for the upcoming school year. The initiative features a wide array of products and services available at reduced prices, easing the financial burden on families while bolstering local businesses.

Gathering participants who have played integral roles in ensuring the event’s continued success, DTI-Rizal was represented by Negosyo Center Business Counselor Daryl Andres. His guidance on fair business practices and insights into entrepreneurship continue to inspire local businesses. Officer-in-Charge Amalia Engalla and Assistant Administrator Debbie Bodomo of the City Mall of Antipolo exemplify their dedication to community engagement and sustainable business growth.

Antipolo City Mayor Casimiro “Jun” A. Ynares III, represented by Councilor Susan Say, shared inspiring words during the launch, emphasizing the significance of accessible education and the city’s commitment to uplifting local businesses.

The Diskwento Numero Uno Back to School Sales Promo CMA Edition not only benefits shoppers but also participating CMA tenants. This initiative reflects a proactive approach to community welfare and collaborative business development, nurturing an environment of progress.

Celebrating its 4th year, the event’s resounding success underscores the unwavering commitment of the Antipolo City Government through the City Mall of Antipolo, in partnership with the Department of Trade and Industry – Rizal, to foster a thriving and resilient local economy. Together, they continue to ensure that essential education needs are met, embodying the city’s dedication to its citizens’ well-being.

Date of Release: 11 August 2023