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Retail Lending for Micro and Small Enterprises

DEVELOPMENT BANK OF THE PHILIPPINES (DBP) Head Office: Sen. Gil J. Puyat Avenue, cor. Makati Avenue, Makati City Program Title: RETAIL LENDING FOR MICRO AND SMALL ENTERPRISES Program Objectives: – To enhance micro and small enterprises’ access to credit through a simplified procedure and shorter turn around time. – To improve the DBP’s role in [&hellip

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Mango Puree

Mangoes are processed into mango puree for re-manufacturing into products such as nectar, juice, squash, jam, jelly and dehydrated products. The mango puree can be preserved by chemical means, or frozen, or canned and stored in barrels. This allows a supply of raw materials during the remainder of the year when fresh mangoes are not [&hellip

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Domestic Trade Financing

Program Title: Domestic Trade Financing Program Objective: To provide working capital for local trade transactions. Eligible Borrowers: * Manufacturers, traders of various industry sectors Loan Purpose: working capital Terms/Requirements: Loan Amount: Up to 80% of Domestic Letter of Credit (DLC), confirmed Purchase Order (PO) or Sales Confirmation (SC), subject to the Bank’s credit risk rating. [&hellip

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How To Make Bean Curd (Tokwa)

Tofu or tokwa, also known as bean curd, is a food made by coagulating soy milk and then pressing the resulting curds into soft white blocks. Bean Curd (Tokwa) Ingredients: 1 cup soybeans 1 teaspoon vinegar Procedure: 1. Soak the beans in water overnight. Change water several times and remove floating grains. 2. Wash, grind the [&hellip

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Use of Salt as Fertilizer for Coconut

The application of sodium chloride (NaCl) can increase nut production, copra weight per nut and copra yield per tree. Research studies on chloride nutrition and fertilization of coconuts were extensively reported in 1972 on the positive responses of young and bearing coconuts to chlorine application. This was the result of adding potassium chloride to palms [&hellip

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Wholesale Lending Window for Graduating Micros and BMBEs (Small Business Corporation)

SMALL BUSINESS CORPORATION (Small Business Guarantee and Finance Corporation) 17th & 18th Floors, 139 Corporate Centre, Valero Street Salcedo Village, Makati City Program Title: WHOLESALE LENDING WINDOW FOR GRADUATING MICROS AND BMBEs (For All SBC Accredited Financial Institutions) Sub-Borrower Definition: * With asset size of not more than P3.0 Million; and * Total loans inclusive [&hellip

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How to Delay the Ripening of Fruits

How to Delay the Ripening of Fruits According to researchers at the UP Los Baños, the ripening of fruits can be delayed from one to two weeks under the following conditions. 1. Don’t pick the fruits very soon. Trees have a natural way of retarding the ripening of fruits. 2. Take care not to bruise [&hellip

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Vitamin C Makes Pigs Grow Faster, Bigger

According to a team of experts from UP at Los Baños, adding ascorbic acid or Vitamin C to the diet of pigs — 800 gms. for every kilo of feeds, will make them grow faster compared to those treated with normal diets. It was further noted that Vitamin-C treated pigs when slaughtered had a higher [&hellip

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Cassava Production Guide

Cassava Production Guide for Beginners Cassava can be a long term plant, from six months to two years depending upon the use it is intended for. Although this grows anywhere that the soil is loose and not water logging, and rich, farmers do not care much for it. Many are still unaware that besides being [&hellip

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Livelihood Development Program for Overseas Filipino Workers (LDPO)

Program Title: Livelihood Development Program for Overseas Filipino Workers (LDPO) Program Objective: To help OFWs and their families start or sustain their own business through access to credit, capability building, market linkage and other forms of livelihood or entrepreneurial assistance. Target Clients: * All active and former member-OFWs of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) [&hellip

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