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Tondo-bred engineer successfully upgraded into a businessmen as he now runs 36 hectares of hybrid rice farm after having been OFW for 20 years

A Tondo-born electrical engineer has successfully upgraded into a businessman now running 36 hectares of hybrid rice farm after having been an OFW (overseas Filipino worker) to Saudi Arabia and Japan for about 20 years. Having been raised in a relatively crowded barangay of Manila, Tondo, Danilo Bolos, 58, never really knew anything about farming [&hellip

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Successful “Sili” Farmer Earning Millions!

Even as a little kid, his greatest ambition is to become a renowned doctor but he found his wealth in farming. Packed with adventure and adversity, Mr. Michael Dacles, is a living testament to persistence, hard work and power of hope. Today, he is considered the champion “sili” grower in Mansalay, Oriental Mindoro for being [&hellip

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Love For Agriculture: An Inspiring Story of Welito “Titing” Mante

What it takes to be a successful farmer? I asked Welito Mante, a 37-years-old farmer from Barangay Basag, Butuan City. Amazed by his farm, I could not reconcile how he made it so systematic to manage a diversified farm. Mr. Mante has a seven-hectare farm in which five hectares are planted with rice and the [&hellip

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When a Farm Becomes a Paradise

The town of El Nido has always been known for its magnificent and breathtaking white-sand shores, hidden lagoons, coral-crusted reefs, mysterious caves, lush forests, and towering cliffs, but behind the pristine beauty of El Nido is Brgy. Manlag where a wide and productive vegetable farm of Jonie Fernandez, a determined and hardworking Magsasakang Siyentista can [&hellip

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Real-life Success Stories

I would like to share with you how some people managed to take over and tweek someone else’s business in such a way that it is now generating millions of income annually. If you are very interested to start up your own business but do not have any idea the type of business you want [&hellip

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SETUP helps Apo ni Lola become the Mother of Food Tourism

After receiving assistance from DOST in the form of a P448,000 grant for equipment upgrade plus training and consultancy, the staff of Davao-based Apo ni Lola, makers of mostly durian-based goodies and ice cream, have something to smile about. “We expand our market every year. I can say we have a 100% increase in sales,” [&hellip

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