BDS to Play an Important Role on the Recovery from COVID 19 impacts
- Date : Monday November 23, 2020
- Venue :
Regarding to the completion of the workshop on the Business Development Service: Building Financial Resilience of Members through MSMEs during October 26-28, 2020, 20 newly graduates from the Philippines were happily reunited in the online graduation program on November 23.
In the two-hour event, each participant shared their action plan in integrating the business development services into their business plan for 2021.
Here's our BDS graduates had to say:
“It is about time to put up extra miles in helping members to prosper by igniting their entrepreneurial spirits and help them develop their promising and stable business through literacy program, coaching, training and providing loan facilities.” – Mary Grace Garay, Provincial Employees Credit Cooperative of Agusan del Norte (PECCAN)
“To uplift the organic farmers’ business, we have made the feasibility study on how liquid organic fertilizer generator can help organic farmers in Bayugan city (Philippines).” – Lectecia G. Conde, BDS/Women Program, Bayugan Achievers Multi-Purpose Cooperative (BAMPCO)
“Main weaknesses of our member who sell Longanisa (local Sausage) is their marketing skills and lack of organizing system. We learned the importance of product quality and development from the 3 days’ workshop." - Fe A. Bagalawis, CEO of Care savings and credit cooperative
“We have identified 6 pilot entrepreneur members in Bulacan area. The BDS operation will provide them the opportunities for various improvements including: boosting sales, learn and develop business skills, business financing, managing business, finance-tracking of sales and expenses, financial planning and internal control management” - Marjory S. Esquillo, HR Specialist/ GAD-SP Focal Person, NEC Multi-Purpose Cooperative.