EMPOWERING FARMERS. Go Negosyo successfully hosted its 17th rollout of Mentor ME On Wheels at SM City Dasmarinas last May 24, 2019, which was attended by more than 800 mentees. The special leg on Agripreneurship was made possible through the partnership with the Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Training Institute Region 4A and the Department of Trade and Industry. In photos are Go Negosyo Founder PA Joey Concepcion together with Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri; Engr. Ariel Cayanan, Department of Agriculture Undersecretary for Operations; Rosalind Wee, President of W Group of Companies; Henry Lim Bon Liong, CEO of SL Agritech; Winston Uy, CEO of Universal Leaf; Marites Cosico, Department of Agriculture – Region 4A Agricultural Training Institute Centre Director; Arnel De Mesa, Department of Agriculture Region 4A Executive Director; Ruth Novales, Vice President of Nestle; Toto Barcelona, President of Harbest Agribusiness Inc., Josie Costales, Chairwoman of Costales Nature Farms; and Rex Daryanani, President of FICCI Philippines, and 90 more mentors!
We have been mentoring aspiring and existing micro and small entrepreneurs for almost 15 years now. Since 2005, Go Negosyo, together with its partners in the advocacy, has reached out to different areas of the country to help empower Filipinos and encourage them to pursue their business ideas.
Last May 24, we had one of the biggest rollouts of the Mentor Me On Wheels (MMOW) program in SM Dasmariñas, Cavite. Together with our mentors, we have catered to more than 800 mentees from different areas in Region 4A. This run of MMOW, which is focused on agriculture and mentorship, was organized in partnership with the Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Training Center, and the Department of Trade and Industry.
This MMOW was also attended by many entrepreneur-mentors who are also in the agriculture sector including Sen. Miguel Zubiri; Usec. Ariel Cayanan (Department of Agriculture); Rosalind Wee (W Group); Henry Lim Bon Liong (SL Agritech); Winston Uy (Universal Leaf); Marites Cosico (DA Regin 4A – ATI); Arnel De Mesa (DA Region 4A); Ruth Novales (Nestlé); Toto Barcelona (Harbest Agribusiness); Josie Costales (Costales Nature Farms); and 90 more mentors.
PA Joey Concepcion Henry Lim Bon Liong Ginggay Hontiveros-Malvar Winston Uy
Usec. Ariel Cayanan Sen. Juan Miguel “Migz” Zubiri Mayor Elpidio “Pidi” Bargaza Jr.
Rosalind Wee, President of W Group of Companies shared her expertise during the mentoring session.
Go Negosyo mentor and SPAC Information and Technology Chairman & CEO Dean Pax Lapid imparted his expertise to some of the mentees he mentored.
Group mentorship. Go Negosyo mentor Mat Maderazo mentored a group of farmer mentees who participated in the program.
Group mentorship. Ruth Novales, Assistant Vice President of Nestle cheerfully shared her insights to a group of mentees in SM City Dasmarinas.
Josie Costales, Chairwoman of Costales Nature Farms.
Olivia Limpe-Aw, President of Destileria Limtuaco & Co.
Johnlu Koa, Founder of French Baker.
Go Negosyo agrimentor Pablito Villegas shared his entrepreneurial insights to his mentee.