Engr. Efren Dela Cruz , DTI Isabela Senior Trade Development Specialist delivers his lecture on Entrepreneurial Development Trainning to 81 OFWs in Isabela.

Some former Overseas Filipino Workers and returnees in Isabela and Quirino have undergone Entrepreneurial Development Training and business plan preparation organized by the Department of Trade and Industry in August 2015.

In Isabela, about 81 former OFWs have benefitted from the training held at the Provincial Capitol, City of Ilagan on August 12, 2015.

Meanwhile, in Quirino, a training on project identification, business plan preparation, and Entrepreneurial Development Training were participated in by former OFWs in the province which was conducted on August 7,10,18 and 20, 2015.

A one-on-one consultancy with the Department of Trade and Industry SME Counselors were provided during the activity.

Other government incentives, laws and regulations on business operations were discussed which includes the local investment and incentives code (LIIC) of different municipalities, Fair Trade Laws and other business name laws.

Alongside with the activity, a consumer education seminar was also conducted.

DTI Quirino provincial caretaker Lucia P Guerrero shared tips on how to save money, how to spend wisely, and the advantages of having a business.

PC Guerrero said that the topics were very essential to stimulate their minds to explore further on the other opportunities on how to raise funds for their business.