Forty-Two (42) accredited Go Negosyo Mentors, who voluntarily participated, did the business counseling and shared their expert views and best practices in running a business.
The mentee-participants took one-on-one mentoring session with a Go Negosyo Mentor on Marketing, Financing, and Entrepreneurial Mindset topics.
DTI Region 1 Director Grace Falgui-Baluyan expressed her gratitude for the overwhelming support given by the mentors, participants and partner organizations.
“Every great achiever is inspired by a great mentor. Thus, if we want to build our competence to successfully run our businesses, please bear in mind that it is not a weakness to ask people for guidance.” she added.
A Pangasinense herself, Philippine Commission for Women Commissioner Sandy Montano also served as a mentor during the event. She encouraged everyone to always aim high, be an inspiration to others and take pride of where they came from.
The MMOW-Pangasinan is the 1st run in Region 1 and 27th nationwide. The program aims to bring business mentorship closer to all Filipinos. Through the MMOW, micro-small business owners will be equipped with the technical and practical know-how on entrepreneurship in more convenient and accessible locations.