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80 expected to join DTI business
mentoring program in mall today
BY MARCHEL P. ESPINA

 

At least 80 micro entrepreneurs from Negros Occidental are expected to join the business mentoring program today at Robinsons Place in Bacolod City.

Rachel Nufable, chief trade and industry development specialist of the Department of Trade and Industry-Negros Occidental, said yesterday that this is the first time that DTI and Go Negosyo are holding the “Mentor Me On Wheels” program at the provincial level since the previous mentoring activity was conducted at the national and regional levels.

She said they are also expecting more walk-in participants and micro, small, and medium entrepreneurs (MSMEs) to join the activity, and 80 individuals have pre-registered for the program.

Nine business owners from Bacolod will serve as mentors or coaches during the one-on-one sessions, she said, adding that the program aims to equip the MSMEs, not only through training, but through the mentorship program.

“Mentor Me” aims to assist MSMEs scale up and sustain their enterprises by equipping them with the needed skills through lectures and coaching sessions, she added.*

 

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