The Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship – Go Negosyo partnered with Junior Preneur to hold the second run of the Juniorpreneur Summer Workshop and Bazaar last April 14, 2013 at People’s Village, Tiendesitas. 500 participants from different parts of Metro Manila took part in the event.
According to Cherry Genato, Director and Founder of Junior Preneur, this year’s summer workshop has created a more exciting entrepreneurial program for the young kids. With the theme “Learn. Earn. Share.”, the event aimed to let every kid learn the process of enterprising through actual experience. There were 47 booths that are managed by the kids while the workshops were ongoing.The different workshops included cooking sessions, music and voice lessons, talks about entrepreneurship, and sports workshops which included table tennis and volleyball.
Fourteen-year-old Chef Jobim Jalbuena who was representing Max’s Restaurant taught the kids how to make pizza pandesal and chocolate crinkles. Meanwhile, the music and voice workshop was spearheaded by Ben Carrera of Yamaha School of Music. Representatives from Britesparks International School gave the kids an insight on retailing and finance. Meanwhile, the sports workshop was led by coaches and athletes of the Milo Sports Clinic.
Outstanding juniorpreneurs received special awards at the closing ceremony.