From Working Abroad to Starting a Local Tailor Shop

Josefina and Jo Ann Bolis, mother and daughter, both worked abroad. Wanting to stay in the Philippines, Josefina invested in one sewing machine and started a local tailor shop at home. So when Jo Ann heard about the business [...]


Fit and Lean: one fit business to another

Andrei Villamayor started Fit and Lean June of 2018, a food service that caters to a market who needs the convenience of daily delivery of healthy meals. He was two weeks into the operation when he joined MBC’s training Start [...]


Seaweed product of Carayat Rural Improvement Club

Unique products, unique success The uniqueness of the seaweed product of Carayat Rural Improvement Club (CRIC), Prieto Diaz, Sorsogon, has been a really challenging factor to continue their livelihood business. Aside from the effortful product processing, the CRIC has also [...]


Aiding (dis)ability: Elfren and his Unli-Clean Detergent

With a wooden clutch standstill in his right underarm, one can apparently say that Elfren Fernandez is a PWD (person with disability). With that label we often think about people who are physically limited. That’s unfair, yes, especially when we [...]