DTI Isabela’s Romeo Panopio, Trade and Industry Development Specialist (in blue shirt) conducts the Basic Entrepreneurial Development Training for forty-four persons with disabilities (PWDs) from San Mateo, Isabela who are recipients of Sari-Sari Store starter kits.

On 14 June 2019, DTI Isabela collaborated with the local government of San Mateo, Isabela to provide basic entrepreneurial development training to forty-four (44) persons with disabilities (PWDs) who recently received sari-sari store starter kits worth P20,000 from the Department of Labor and Employment. Each starter kit consists of rice, instant noodles, coffee, sugar, condiments, laundry detergents, bath soaps, shampoo and other merchandise typically sold by sari-sari stores. The Sari-Sari stores will be located at the respective residences of the PWD-beneficiaries.♦

Date of release: 19 June 2019