CITY OF ILAGAN, Isabela – DOST thru Ms. Angel Gorospe, DOST Isabela’s SRS-II, joins DTI’s mentoring program dubbed as Kapatid Mentor ME (KMME) during its 4th module held today at DTI training room, Alibagu, here.

Ms. Gorospe oriented 24 Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) of the different programs and projects of DOST, especially its banner program, Small Enterprise Technology Upgrading Program or SETUP.

12 food and 12 non-food establishments considered as mentees learned about SETUP, a program of DOST in which it assists businesses to improve their existing production process thru equipment upgrading, trainings, consultancy services, production layout and other S&T interventions.

Aside from DOST, Intellectual Property Office, Small Business Corporation and Security Bank were invited to join the pool of speakers to discuss financing windows for MSMEs.

The DTI’s Mentor ME (micro entrepreneurs) program is a component of Project KAPATID and is a coaching and mentoring approach where large corporations teach MSEs on different aspects of business operations.

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