Negosyo Center General Santos Business Counselors went to Barangay San Jose to conduct an information advocacy campaign on the services of the Negosyo Center, including the Skills Training on Pinasugbu Making, Fabric Conditioner, Dishwashing and Liquid Detergent Making and Social Entrepreneurship.
Some financing institutions also joined the team to present their loan programs.
The Negosyo Center goes to Barangay is an initiative of DTI General Santos Field Office, supported by the DTI 12 Regional Office to introduce the services of the Negosyo Center, which was established by RA 10644 of the "Go Negosyo Act" which aims to put up Negosyo Centers in all the provinces, cities and municipalities in the country.
Aside from conducting various trainings, the Negosyo Center Gensan Services include: Business Registration and Business Advisory.
Business Registration Services mandate the Negosyo Center to: a) Accept and facilitate all new registration and renewal application of MSMEs, including application for Barangay Micro-Business Enterprise (BMBE); b) Coordinate with the respective local government units (LGUs) and liaise with concerned government agencies to process the duly accomplished forms submitted by the MSMEs; and c) Implement a unified business registration process preferably through automated systems such as the Philippine Business Registry (PBR).
Business Advisory Services means, the NC has to: 1) Assist MSMEs in meeting regulatory requirements to start and maintain the business; 2) Build local support networks and establish market linkages for MSME development through the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Development (MSMED) Council and DTI; 3) Facilitate access to grants and other forms of financial assistance, shared service facilities and equipment, and other support for MSMEs through national government agencies (NGAs); 4) Ensure management guidance, assistance and improvement of the working conditions of MSMEs; 5) Co-organize with the local chambers of commerce, other business organizations and government agencies, a mentoring program for prospective and current entrepreneurs and investors; 6) Conduct other programs or projects for entrepreneurial development in the country aligned with the MSMEs development plan.