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Makati's Micro Entrepreneurs Starved of Working Capital Despite Proximity to Financial District

Cumbersome application processes drive some small business owners to borrow from "5-6" lenders

Despite living just a stone's throw away from the Makati financial district, where the country's biggest universal banks and financial institutions are headquartered, micro entrepreneurs in the city's poor barangays remain starved of badly needed funds for working capital.Owners of very small ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | January 16, 2017 03:00:00
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VP Robredo calls for partnerships with private sector

Impact investing, inclusive agribusiness, microentrepreneurship pushed

Vice President Leni Robredo called on private companies to work with the government in its fight against inequality and poverty through partnerships, in a speech on Wednesday, August 31 at the Brewing@AIM (Asian Institute of Management) in Makati.Speaking before AIM alumni who are ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | August 31, 2016 05:00:00
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SAP brings in top global IT talents to aid local social enterprises

The multinational software firm completes its outreach project in the Philippines for this year.

CREATING SOCIAL IMPACT. SAP Social Sabbatical aims to help social enterprises achieve best business practices and attain operational efficiency. In photo (from left): SAP Southeast Asia Interim President & Managing Director Scott Russell, Teach for the Philippines Events Manager Angel Ramos, GKonomics ...

by James Humarang  | March 05, 2016 09:00:00