EHanda : Promoting Resilient Pinaypreneurs

With the theme “Promoting Resilient Pinaypreneurs”, the University of the Philippines Institute for Small-Scale Industries (UP ISSI) in partnership with the Women’s International Network on Disaster Risk Reduction (WIN DRR) – Philippines and the Philippine Business for Education Student Alumni Network (PBEd-SAN) will spearhead the annual E-HANDA webinar on October 13, 2022, 2:00 PM to...

Quick Risk Estimation (QRE) Tool Pilot Launch for MSMEs Part 2.

Attention all ARISE-Philippines MSME members! Join us in the second run of the Pilot Testing of the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR)’s 𝗤𝘂𝗶𝗰𝗸 𝗥𝗶𝘀𝗸 𝗘𝘀𝘁𝗶𝗺𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗧𝗼𝗼𝗹 (𝗙𝗶𝗹𝗶𝗽𝗶𝗻𝗼 𝗧𝗿𝗮𝗻𝘀𝗹𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻) 𝗳𝗼𝗿 COVID-19 on August 2 (Tuesday), 2:00 – 4:30 pm, via Zoom. The QRE Tool aims to help MSMEs, including those in the informal...

ARISE Japan-Philippines Knowledge Sharing Session Part 1: Small & Medium Enterprises

ARISE Japan and ARISE Philippines successfully hosted their inaugural Knowledge Sharing Session on 13 December 2021, focusing building the resilience of SMEs. The session opened with three welcome remarks, where ARISE Board member Mr. Satoshi Hijikata, Kokusai Kogyo Co., Ltd. welcomed the session as first in a series of events on the four ARISE priority areas as...Continue reading

She Rises, She Rebuilds: Stories of Hope and Resilience of Women Entrepreneurs in the Time of Pandemic

In celebration of the National Women’s Month, the UP ISSI is holding the webinar, “She Rises, She Rebuilds: Stories of Hope and Resilience of Women Entrepreneurs in the Time of Pandemic” on 23 March 2022, Wednesday, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM, via Zoom and Facebook Live.  As an institution promoting gender equality and women empowerment in the micro, small and medium enterprise (MSME) sector, the...Continue reading

UP ISSI – HANDA Challenge

With the theme, Keeping Afloat: Business Continuity Case Stories of Philippine MSMEs, the UP ISSI HANDA Challenge aims to document best practices of Philippine micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in developing and implementing business continuity and resilience strategies to ensure that they continue delivering products and services to their customers, while keeping employees safe...Continue reading

BCP Webinar for MSME

ARISE-Philippines together with SM, the National Resilience Council and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) gathered small and medium businesses last July 19, 2021 for a webinar on developing business continuity plans using the PAYONG app developed by the Department of Trade and industry in collaboration with GIZ and the Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation...

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