SHARED SERVICE FACILITIES (SSF)
SSF Project is one of the government’s strategies to achieve its goal of inclusive growth and jobs generation. It is specifically aimed at increasing the productivity and improving the competitiveness of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) within the priority industry clusters by providing them with machinery, equipment, tools, systems, accessories and other auxiliary items under a shared system.
FABRICATION LABORATORY (FabLab)
FabLab is a small-scale workshop offering digital fabrication, which is generally equipped with an array of flexible computer controlled tools that cover several different length scales and various materials, with the aim to make "almost anything". This includes technology-enabled products generally perceived as limited to mass production.
BOTTOM-UP BUDGETING (BuB) PROJECTS
The BuB is a program that seeks to increase citizen’s access to local service delivery through a demand-driven budget planning process and to strengthen government in local public service provision. It is a process through which priority projects are identified jointly by communities and/or citizens and their local governments and are incorporated into the proposed budgets of the implementing national government agencies submitted to Congress for approval. It aims to contribute to Philippine Development Plan’s goal of poverty reduction and inclusive growth by making governance responsive to local needs and public resource allocation more efficient.
SME ROVING ACADEMY (SMERA)
SMERA is a management training program for would-be entrepreneurs, SME owners, and managers of micro and small to medium-sized businesses. This initiative is meant to provide a continuous learning program for entrepreneurs to help them better set up and step up their operations and improve their competitiveness, thereby facilitating easier access to domestic and international markets.
PROJECT KAPATID MENTOR ME
The Mentor Me Program aims to help MSMEs scale up their businesses thru the weekly coaching and mentoring by business owners and practitioners on different functional areas of entrepreneurship. This will be held in Negosyo Centers nationwide.
The Negosyo Center is responsible for promoting “ease of doing business and facilitating access to services for MSMEs within its jurisdiction”, such as: business registration assistance, business advisory services, business information and advocacy and monitoring and evaluation.
The Development and Promotion of Industry Clusters are identified as a major strategy under the Philippine Development Plan 2011-2016 in helping achieve its vision of a globally-competitive and innovative industry and services sector that contributes significantly to inclusive growth and employment generation. It supports the President’s social contract particularly in the creation of conditions conducive to the growth and competitiveness of private business, big, medium and small.