Project KAPATID is an initiative of the DTI and the Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship (PCE) to help the country’s micro and small enterprises (MSEs) through three key components:

  • The Mentor ME (micro entrepreneurs) program, a coaching and mentoring approach where large corporations teach MSEs on different aspects of business operations
  • The Adopt-an-SSF (Shared Service Facility) program, which aims to help micro entrepreneurs by providing them access to SSFs in their community
  • The Inclusive Business (IB) model where MSEs are linked into large companies’ value chains

Mentor ME Seminars

The Mentor ME program aims to:

  • Help micro and small entrepreneurs scale up their enterprises
  • Spur economic activity and generate employment opportunities
  • Mainstream OTOPreneurs who are ready for business expansion

It features modules that shall subject the mentees to various business concepts and develop the acumen needed in scaling up and sustaining an enterprise:

  • The Entrepreneur, which discusses the mindset and values of a successful entrepreneur
  • The Enterprise, a seven-topic module covering the basic functional areas of an enterprise:
    • Product development
    • Marketing
    • Operations management
    • Accounting
    • Taxation
    • Finance
    • Obligations and contracts
  • Sustaining the Enterprise, a four-topic module which focuses on sustainability amidst growth:
    • HR management
    • Supply and value chain
    • Succession planning
    • Business plan development

You may visit the Negosyo Center nearest you for training programs. Thank you.

Mentor ME Seminar Schedule


MAY 2018

2 Palawan (Batch 1) Launch Region 4B
8 Batangas (Batch 1 launch) Launch Region 4A



Region 6
Bohol Launch Region 7
Kalinga Graduation CAR
10 Marinduque Graduation Region 4B
15 Dinagat Islands Launch CARAGA
16 Quezon City, San Juan, Mandaluyong, Manila Launch NCR
Caloocan, Malabon, Navotas, Valenzuela Launch NCR
Las Pinas, Muntinlupa, Paranaque, Pasay Launch NCR
Pasig, Makati, Marikina, Taguig, Pateros Launch NCR
Oriental Mindoro Launch Region 4B
 17  Southern Leyte Launch Region 8  
 18 Masbate Launch  Region 5
Apayao (Batch 1) Graduation CAR
Catanduanes Graduation Region 5
21 Northern Samar Launch Region 8
22 Cagayan Graduation Region 2
Zamboanga del Norte (Batch 1) Graduation Region 9
 23   Agusan del Norte   Launch CARAGA 
 Isabela (Batch 1)  Graduation Region 2 
Bulacan Graduation Region 3
Zamboanga del Sur (Batch 1) Graduation Region 9
 24  Laguna Launch  Region 4A
Occidental Mindoro Launch Region 4B
Quirino (Batch 1) Graduation Region 2
Zamboanga Sibugay (Batch 1) Graduation Region 9
25 Nueva Vizcaya (Batch 1) Graduation Region 2
Zamboanga City (Batch 1) Graduation Region 9
29 Baguio (Batch 1) Graduation CAR
Abra (Batch 1) Graduation CAR
Misamis Occidental (Batch 1) Graduation Region 10
30 Benguet (Batch 1) Graduation CAR
Tacloban City, Leyte (Batch 1) Graduation Region 8
Samar Graduation Region 8
Lanao del Norte (Batch 1) Graduation Region 10


Ormoc City, Leyte (Batch 2) Graduation Region 8
Biliran Graduation Region 8
Misamis Oriental (Batch 1) Graduation Region 10

Mentor ME Schedule of Major Events

Activity Description Date Venue
2nd KMME Program Evaluation, Assessment, and Planning It intends to evaluate and assess the implementation of the program and plan for its next round of implementation 18-19 October 2018 Makati City
Money-Market Encounter It is a full day session that will be held to gather partner financial institutions and market platforms both national and local to present their products and services for the graduates of KMME.

15 October 2018

26 October 2018

19 November 2018

General Santos City

San Fernando, La Union

Mactan, Cebu

KMME Summit It is a follow through event of KMME Program that will gather the mentee-graduates and certified mentors to learn from top business experts, strengthen relationships, build network, and to continue mentorship. 20 November 2018 Mactan, Cebu

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