BCYF co-presents E-Raise with FEU Entrepreneurship Club
Far Eastern University Entrepreneurship Club (FEU E-Club) mounted its Entrepreneurship Raise (E-Raise) program last February 15 at the Rizal Technological University (RTU) plenary hall in Mandaluyong.
The event was co-presented by Benita and Catalino Yap Foundation (BCYF) and in partnership with the RTU Young Entrepreneurs Society (YES).
E-Raise is crafted to train 70 micro-entrepreneurs of Mandaluyong that will undergo six-month series of program to help them handle their respective businesses. Selected consultants from FEU and BCYF will monitor the performances of the participants through imparting different
entrepreneurial strategies designed for small businesses.
In the project briefing led by Ms. Gladis Morales, E-Club Founding Chief Executive Officer, she insisted that the leadership of E-Club as a whole believes that the role of micro-entrepreneurs is beneficial to the growth of Philippine economy.
“So basically, we are banking on the idea that our economy is made up of 90 plus percent of micro-entrepreneurs. Meaning, tayo po ang bumubuhay sa ekonomiya ng Pilipinas, tayo rin po ang bumubuhay sa mga tao (we are the ones who give life to the economy of the Philippines, and we are also the ones who give life to the people),” Gladis Morales, Chief Executive Officer of the FEU E-club, said.
Series of talks tackled the fundamentals of business. Speakers from different business endeavour shared their entrepreneurial insights and journeys. First speaker, Floi Wycoco of The Global Filipino Investors, shared his experiences and learnings about entrepreneurial mindset, followed by Marc Hermogenes and Juvel Bea, students of FEU, who discussed the importance of marketing. J Anton Yap, Executive Vice President of BCYF, discussed about sustainability and scalability. While Kevin Dela Cruz, founder of Ronda Palengke Initiatives, and Shereen Nicole Rivera of Strokes of Broke, shared their business success stories. Charisse Abalos, councilor of Mandaluyong City, reiterated the importance of city’s Negosyo Center, and its goal and advocacies.
After the discussion, the remaining time was allotted for business consultation.
The program was made possible the support of National Federation of Junior Philippine Institute of Accountants, FEU Institute of Internal Auditors Student Chapter, FEU Young Women’s Christian Association, FEU Management Society, Department of Trade and Industry, Mandaluyong Negosyo Center, The One School, Young Entrepreneurs Society, and the City of Mandaluyong were its event partners.
E-Raise was also sponsored by Relans Digital Studio, Swish, Nescafe, Ph Care, A. Fragata Lights and Sounds, and Photoprints.
The program was end-up by the closing remarks of Ms. Morales that put the crowd to emotionality.
“Ramdam po namin ang paghihirap ninyo sa pagtataguyod ng buhay bilang mga micro-entrepreneurs (We feel your struggles as micro-entrepreneurs). That is why this program is very significant in my heart. I would like to thank my E-Club family for being in line to this advocacy. I know how we went through to iniate this kind of program, kaya sobra ang pasasalamat ko sa inyo (that is why I’m very thankful to all of you). Salamat din po sa aktibong pakikiisa ninyo (Thank you for your active participation.),” Morales shared.
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