MAKATI CITY – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) MIMAROPA welcomed 44 new mentees to the first batch of its Kapatid Mentor ME-MME (KMME-MME) 2024 online program.

This run of the KMME-MME program prioritized existing and potential clients of the Small Business Corporation.

DTI Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Development Group (MDG) Undersecretary Ma. Cristina Roque, Go Negosyo Senior Adviser for MSME Development Engr. Merly Cruz, DTI MIMAROPA Regional Director Rodolfo Mariposque, and DTI Oriental Mindoro Provincial Director Arnel Hutalla graced the launching on Tuesday, April 23, 2024.

KMME-MME is a 10-week module mentorship program, where entrepreneurs who are in their early years of business journey undergo mentoring and consulting activities with some of the industry leaders in the different facets of the business landscape.

Since 2016, hundreds of entrepreneurs from the provinces of Occidental Mindoro, Oriental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, and Palawan have graduated from the program. ♦

Date of release: 02 May 2024