The Office of First Lady Louise Araneta-Marcos, in collaboration with the Provincial Government of Isabela (PGI) and the City Local Government Unit (CLGU) of Ilagan, has inaugurated the Lab for All program in the province of Isabela which mainly aims to provide free health services, medical consultations and free medicines to the Filipino people.

In line with the whole-of-nation-approach, one of the integral parts of the initiative is the participation of various national government agencies such as the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) which provided series of free mentoring sessions in partnership with the Philippine Center For Entrepreneurship (PCE)-Go Negosyo, the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI), and the Ilagan Local Economic Development and Investment Promotion Office (LEDIPO).

Along with the mentorship sessions, DTI’s comprehensive services such as Business Name Registration (BNR), Barangay Micro Business Enterprise (BMBE) Registration, Rise Up Financing Program with Small Business Corporation, and Online Marketing Assistance with Dory Application were also provided to equip aspiring entrepreneurs with the necessary tools and resources to succeed in the competitive business landscape.

Date of release: 200 March 2024