DTI launches Negosyo Serbisyo sa Barangay in San Clemente

TARLAC CITY — Department of Trade and Industry launched the Livelihood Seeding Program-Negosyo Serbisyo sa Barangay (LSP-NSB) in barangay Nagsabaran, San Clemente town.

LSP-NSB is a program of DTI that allows a wider reach of business development assistance by bringing government services closer to the people through partnerships with local government units.

“Through Barangay Development Councils (BDCs), DTI shall help capacitate barangay personnel to provide basic business advisory or information dissemination services to Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in the locality,” DTI Provincial Director Agnes Ramirez said.

Included in this program are individual package of livelihood kits, which could aid qualified affected individuals restore and improve their businesses to be given in case of catastrophic events like natural and human-induced calamities including epidemics.

In her speech, San Clemente Mayor Elma Macadamia recognized the program’s help to the MSMEs in the community.

“This program is helpful especially in this time of COVID-19. The community will not only have the opportunity to generate income but also help in reducing the movement of the people,” Macadamia said.

Meanwhile, there were already five micro enterprises from Barangay Nagsabaran which were initially evaluated and chosen by DTI through the help of BDCs as beneficiaries for the livelihood kits. 

They will also be continuously assisted by the municipality’s Negosyo Center for their business growth and development.