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DBP Microfinance Program

DEVELOPMENT BANK OF THE PHILIPPINES (DBP) Head Office: Sen. Gil J. Puyat Avenue, cor. Makati Avenue, Makati City Program Title: MICROFINANCE PROGRAM Program Objectives: * To support the government’s efforts to alleviate poverty and attain sustainable economic growth and development in partnership with microfinance institutions (MFIs). * To hasten the development and growth of MFIs […

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Sustainable Logistic Development Program (SLDP) Financing of Cold Chain Projects in the Fishing Industry

Program Title: Sustainable Logistic Development Program (SLDP) Financing of Cold Chain Projects in the Fishing Industry Program Description: DBP’s Sustainable Logistics Development Program (SLDP) aims to develop the logistics cold chain for efficient distribution perishable food items. More particularly, special focus is given to the fishing industry inasmuch as the sector is a source of […

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OFW i-Net Negosyo Program

Program Title: OFW i-Net NEGOSYO PROGRAM Program Objective: To provide livelihood opportunities for the families of OFWs in the Philippines. Eligible Borrowers: * Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) with: o valid employment contract of not less than six (6) months o a corresponding working visa and a specified beneficiary as co-borrower. OFWs borrower/co-borrower should have at […

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Sustainable Waste Management Eco-Enterprises Program (SWEEP)

Sustainable Waste Management Eco-Enterprises Program (SWEEP) Program Objective: To provide technical and business development support and financial services to stimulate and accelerate the development of viable and ecologically sound entrepreneurial activities in the waste management sector. Eligible Borrowers: * Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) * People’s Organizations (POs) * Cooperatives and Coop- Federations * Industry Associations * […

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Microfinance Program for Microfinance Institution (MFI) – Retailers

LAND BANK OF THE PHILIPPINES (LBP) 1598 M.H. Del Pilar corner Dr. J. Quintos Streets, Malate, Manila Program Title: MICROFINANCE PROGRAM FOR MICROFINANCE INSTITUTIONS (MFI) – RETAILERS Program Rationale and Objectives General * LBP is mandated by Law (RA 8425, otherwise known as the Social Reform and Poverty Alleviation Act) to open a special wholesale […

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How To Make Salted Egg In Clay Mud

How To Make Salted Egg In Clay Mud Another way of salting eggs is by storing them in clay instead of in brine. Materials: eggs (duck or chicken) salt clay Utensils: measuring cup earthenware Procedure: 1. Mix together 12 cups clay and 4 cups salt. Add water little by little as it is being mixed […

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Export Trade Financing

Export Trade Financing Program Objective: To provide pre and post shipment working capital via EXPORT ADVANCE LOAN (EAL) and EXPORT BILLS PURCHASE (EBP). Eligible Borrowers: * Exporters (direct/indirect) of various industry sectors (furniture, gift, toys, housewares, Christmas decors, garments, fine jewelry, and food among others) Loan Purpose: working capital requirement for pre and post shipment […

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Environmental Development Program

Program Title: Environmental Development Program Program Goal: The Environmental Development Program (EDP) is based on the principle of sustainable development, that is, environmental protection and socio-economic development are complementary and enhance one another. The goal of the program is to make a significant contribution in environmental protection and enhancement and in the sustainable development and […

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SME Unified Lending Opportunities for National Growth (SULONG)

SME Unified Lending Opportunities for National Growth (SULONG) Program Objectives: * To simplify and standardize the lending procedures of government financial institutions (GFIs) thereby enhancing the SMEs access to needed funds; * To shorten the list of documentary requirements to further facilitate the lending process; * To create a wider, borderless financing system that will […

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Organic Agriculture Financing Program

Program Title: Organic Agriculture Financing Program Program Objectives: * To provide and make available regular credit and other support mechanisms to improve productivity and income of farmers engaged or will engage in organic agriculture; * To promote development of organic agriculture to enhance global competitiveness, environmental integrity, food security, increase productivity and alleviate poverty; * […

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The Mango Processing Industry an Overview

Mango Processing Industry an Overview Mangoes are a sought-after fruit because of its palatability and nutritive value. This tropical fruit is abundant and cheap during the warm summer months but in off-peak seasons, it is a scarce commodity. However, mangoes can still be enjoyed throughout the year through processing. Among the most popular processed mango […

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Micro-Lending Through Small Micro Finance Providers (Micro-Leap)

SMALL BUSINESS CORPORATION (Small Business Guarantee and Finance Corporation) 17th & 18th Floors, 139 Corporate Centre, Valero Street Salcedo Village, Makati City Program Title: MICRO-LENDING THROUGH SMALL MICRO FINANCE PROVIDERS (MICRO-LEAP) Target Conduit: * Small community cooperatives * Small non-government organizations (NGOs) * People’s Organizations (POs) Minimum Qualifications: o Asset size of at least P500 […

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