MAKATI CITY – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) MIMAROPA Region launched a nationwide search for entrepreneurs to join its annual Kapatid Mentor ME-MME (KMME-MME) program.

KMME is a 10-week module mentorship program that optimizes weekly virtual interactions between the mentors and mentees with the key goal of boosting the entrepreneurial capacity of the mentees through improved access to Mentorship, Money and Market.

Qualified participants will receive free business tips and tricks from a pool of seasoned and homegrown business experts and leaders.

Since 2016, hundreds of entrepreneurs from the provinces of Occidental Mindoro, Oriental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, and Palawan have graduated from the program. In 2023, DTI MIMAROPA opens its doors to aspiring mentees from anywhere in the Philippines.

Applications are open to entrepreneurs aged 18 years old and above and must be a Filipino citizen with a duly registered business in the Philippines. DTI MIMAROPA will accept online applications via, on or before 13 March 2023.

For more information, visit the official Facebook page (  of DTI MIMAROPA.

Date of release: 22 February 2023