Negrense entrepreneurs get tools, equipment

By Easter Anne Doza

BACOLOD City – Negrense entrepreneurs of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) received tools and equipment from the provincial government of Negros Occidental in a distribution activity held at the Capitol grounds, here.

The Technology and Livelihood Development Center (TLDC) of the province distributed tools and equipment to 18 MSMEs from the eight local government units namely Don Salvador Benedicto, Cadiz, Talisay, Bago, San Carlos, La Carlota, Hinigaran and Cauayan of the province

Provincial Administrator lawyer Rayfrando Diaz II with TLDC Provincial Program Manager Gerard Tupas and Dr. Sharon Juance led the ceremonial distribution tools and equipment which include chest freezer, gas range, coffee maker, refrigerator, stainless steel table with sink, cake chiller, industrial burner, price computing price machine, dehydrator aluminum steamer, air fryer, deep fryer, blender, pressure cooker, and other kitchen tools

The recipients were Bago Upland Social Forestry Farmers Assn. (DSB) San Carlos Peanut Industry Association, Inc., Brgy. Magsaysay Farmers Association (Cadiz), Caridad I Agriculture Cooperative (Cadiz), Casa Agrarian Reform Coop (Talisay), Small Coconut Farmers Association (Talisay), Talisay City BUB Food Producers Assn., Rural Improvement Club (Talisay), Brgy. Zone 12A Women’s Association (Talisay), Hacienderos Agrarian Reform Coop (Bago), Sta. Rita Farmers MPC (Bago), Brgy. Don Jorge L. Araneta ARC (Bago), JA and R Food Products RIC (Bago), Brgy. Ara-al Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Association, (La Carlota) Hda. Esperanza Communal ARB Assn. (La Carlota), Brgy. Dos Vendors Association (La Carlota), 4H AIYFAWA (Hinigaran), and Brgy. Lina-on Fisher Folks and Women Association (Cauayan).

The project aims to strengthen the MSMEs, as the provincial government acknowledges its contribution to the province’s socio-economic development and employment generation. (PIA)