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How to Make Powdered Tomatoes

This idea of making powdered tomato is just easy to make in your kitchen. The resulting product is red in color and smells and tastes like fresh tomatoes. To cook, mix with water as needed. How to make powdered tomatoes easily at home Procedure: 1. Dip the tomatoes in boiling water for a minute. 2. [&hellip

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DBP Lending Program for Small and Medium Enterprises

DEVELOPMENT BANK OF THE PHILIPPINES (DBP) Head Office: Sen. Gil J. Puyat Ave. cor. Makati Avenue, Makati City Program Title: DBP LENDING PROGRAM FOR SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES Program Objective: To provide the small and medium enterprises access to market, finance and technical assistance to effectively encourage the growth and development of the sector throughout [&hellip

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Recycle Eggshells as Fertilizers

Eggshells can be used as fertilizers, cement and tile binder and paste ingredient after grinding them finely. They contain calcium, phosphorus, potassium and sulfur which makes plants robust and vigorous. Ground eggshells can also be used as a reinforcing ingredient in pastes. Mixed with starch, the sticky substance can bind paper effectively. When used as [&hellip

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Credit Surety Fund (CSF) Credit Facility

Program Title: Credit Surety Fund (CSF) Credit Facility Program Objective: To provide financial assistance to micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) projects of participating cooperatives and their members who have no capacity to offer collaterals. The surety cover shall take the place of collateral. Eligible Borrowers: – At least 70% Filipino owned – CSF member [&hellip

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Simpler Way to Find Out Feed Deficiency

Experts suggested an easy way of finding out whether the chickens are being fed correctly. This is by looking at the floor of the pen to find out whether there are too many or too little feathers scattered around, or looking at the chickens to see whether some of them are already bald due to [&hellip

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Domestic Letter of Credit/Trust Receipt

ASIATRUST DEVELOPMENT BANK 1424 Quezon Avenue, Quezon City Program Title: DOMESTIC LETTER OF CREDIT/TRUST RECEIPT Program Objective: To provide a credit facility to a client, whereby the payment of which is to be made to the beneficiary (seller) against presentation of commercial documents. The payment to the beneficiary is guaranteed by the bank, provided all [&hellip

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Micro-Lending Through Lead Microfinance Institution (Micro-Lead)

SMALL BUSINESS CORPORATION (Small Business Guarantee and Finance Corporation) 17th & 18th Floors, 139 Corporate Centre, Valero Street Salcedo Village, Makati City Title: MICRO-LENDING THROUGH LEAD MICRO FINANCE INSTITUTIONS (MICRO-LEAD) Target Conduit: – Micro Finance-Oriented Institutions (with asset size of at least P15 Million and not more than P100 Million) Minimum Qualifications: – At least [&hellip

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Guava Jam

Guava Jam Materials: Ripe guavas, Sugar Procedure: 1. Ripe fruits are washed, peeled and the seeds removed. 2. The fruits are mashed. To one part of the mash add 1 part sugar. Boil mixture gently until thick. To avoid unnecessary caramelization, kalamansi juice is added as in mango jam. 3. While still hot, pack in [&hellip

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Credit Program for Cooperatives

LAND BANK OF THE PHILIPPINES (LBP) 1598 M.H. Del Pilar corner Dr. J. Quintos Streets, Malate, Manila Program Title: CREDIT PROGRAM FOR COOPERATIVES Program Rationale and Objective: To help augment income, generate more economic activities and transform people’s lives. Basic Features: Eligible Borrowers – Agricultural Cooperatives (Agri-Coops) – composed of majority of small farmers and [&hellip

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Preserved Camias

Averrhoa bilimbi (commonly known as camias) is a fruit-bearing tree found throughout the Philippines. Its fruit is ellipsoidal, elongated, measuring about 4 – 10 cm and sometimes faintly 5-angled. The skin, smooth to slightly bumpy, thin and waxy turning from light green to yellowish-green when ripe. The flesh is crisp and the juice is sour and [&hellip

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