Salamat Shopee: SLP women entrepreneurs embrace digital platform

The pandemic has forced societal changes around the globe. It limited human interaction, encouraged people to work from home, and restricted in-person business operations. It forced everyone to rely on digital platforms labeling it as the “new normal.” To keep pace with digitalization, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) – Regional Office 1 led continue reading : Salamat Shopee: SLP women entrepreneurs embrace digital platform

DSWD Kalahi-CIDSS PAMANA Program supports conflict-affected areas through disaster response sub-projects

SANTA LUCIA, Ilocos Sur – Insurgency has been existing in the country for more than fifty years now. It is present in the far-flung communities where the poorest of the poor and Indigenous Peoples (IPs) reside, and who are easily targeted by the communist terrorists’ groups or CTGs. These groups make these people believe in continue reading : DSWD Kalahi-CIDSS PAMANA Program supports conflict-affected areas through disaster response sub-projects

DSWD@71: Sec. Bautista lauds Field Office 1’s outstanding employees, partners in service

In commemoration of the 71st Anniversary of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) at the Field Office 1 (FO 1), Secretary Rolando Joselito D. Bautista attended the region-wide celebration to laud outstanding employees and partners. With this year’s theme: “DSWD@71: Napapanahon na Pagtugon sa Suliranin ng Taong 2022 Kabalikat ng Katatagan ng Bawat continue reading : DSWD@71: Sec. Bautista lauds Field Office 1’s outstanding employees, partners in service

Geramie’s Fruit Shop thrives to the top

“Ang hirap ng sitwasyon namin noong kasagsagan ng quarantine dahil tatlong beses sa isang linggo lamang kami nakakapaninda rito sa palengke, kakapiranggot na lamang ang kinikita namin noon dahil wala rin masyadong bumibili dahil limitado ang galaw ng tao (Our situation during the height of the quarantine was very difficult because we could only sell continue reading : Geramie’s Fruit Shop thrives to the top

Estelita’s fish vending ain’t ending

The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly altered people’s lives and business activities globally since 2020. The Philippine government responded by imposing enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) to contain the spread of the virus causing the temporary shutdown of MSMEs in the country. Estelita Sarmiento is one of the fish vendors in Balungao market in Pangasinan who experienced continue reading : Estelita’s fish vending ain’t ending

Ukay-okay

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is still negatively affecting businesses, especially micro and small. When the first Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) was declared in March 2020 it caused the temporary closure of enterprises like the ukay-ukay (thrift) store of Marlon Nevago of Brgy. Matias, Burgos Pangasinan. “Noong kasagsagan ng pandemic halos lahat talaga ng mga negosyo continue reading : Ukay-okay