Local entrepreneurs share success stories in the industry, made possible through the help of Department programs and initiatives.
More than its crystal-clear blue waters and protected wildlife parks, the municipality of Busuanga in the northern part of Palawan is home to a community of skilled women weavers. When Super Typhoon Yolanda hit the province of Palawan in 2013, Maribel Grezo of the Bambuhay Handicrafts turned to bamboo forRead more.
“Gusto ko pong lumago ang aking sari-sari store na naumpisahan dahil dito ngayon nakikita ang mga pangunahing bilihin ng mga tao,” says Ida Hilvano from Jaro, Leyte. A woman, together with her husband, Mario, once started a bakeshop in their barangay in 2009. Both did not have the know-how in business.Read more.