Group photo:  DTI-Laguna staff, guests and the 30 beneficiaries of livelihood kits from Cavinti,Laguna

As part of the continuous efforts of the government in providing business development assistance and encouraging the growth of entrepreneurs and MSMEs, the Laguna Provincial Office of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI-Laguna) is conducting Livelihood Seeding Program – Negosyo Serbisyo sa Barangay (LSP-NSB) to different cities/municipalities in the province of Laguna.

The LSP-NSB is a program of DTI through the Negosyo Centers that allows a wider reach of business development assistance by bringing programs, activities, and services closer to the people through its partnerships with relevant local government units. Also, one of the objectives of the program is the provision of “business kits” to identified beneficiaries from target barangays that will help them restore and improve their business

On 18 July 2022, DTI-Laguna, through Negosyo Center Cavinti, conducted the distribution of LSP-NSB business kits at Cavinti Sports Complex in Cavinti, Laguna. This activity was attended and participated by DTI-Laguna staff, guests and the 30 beneficiaries from the six (6) identified barangays in Cavinti, Laguna, namely: Bukal, Cansuso, Lumot-Mahipon, Paowin, Silangan Talaongan, and Sumucab.

Aside from DTI-Laguna key officials, Cavinti Municipal Administrator Vina Lorraine also graced the program on behalf of the new elected Mayor Arrantlee Arroyo to encourage Cavinti MSMEs to strive for progress and development of their businesses and to give heartfelt gratitude for the opportunity that DTI-Laguna has given to the selected MSMEs. After that, DTI-Laguna Provincial Director Clarke Nebrao delivered his message to the selected MSMEs and further encouraged and inspired them to dream big, to work hard, and to be determined. Nebrao also highlighted that, with the help and support of the DTI programs and services, it is more than possible to be a successful entrepreneur.

Group photo:  DTI-Laguna together with beneficiaries of livelihood kits from Cavinti,Laguna

The program proceeded without delay with the distribution of the livelihood kits. A total of 30 business kits were awarded to beneficiaries in the form of actual goods. To end the event, DTI-Laguna Senior Trade and Industry Development Specialist Christian Ted Tungohan gave his closing remarks to the beneficiaries and encouraged the MSMEs to continue learning by attending a series of trainings and seminars, hoping that every MSME is willing to maximize the opportunity that DTI-Laguna gave to them.

The distribution of the LSP-NSB business kits to all identified beneficiaries was successfully conducted. It will surely help the affected MSMEs in Cavinti, Laguna to restore and improve their businesses and contribute to the economic success of their municipality and Laguna as a whole. ♦

Date of Release: 4 August 2022