2010 micro-entrepreneur awardees named

Manila Bulletin - Citibank Philippines and the Citi Foundation, in partnership with the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) and the Microfinance Council of the Philippines, Inc. (MCPI), recognized 11 outstanding Filipino microentrepreneurs during the 2010 Citi Microentrepreneur of the Year Awards held at the Metropolitan Museum of Manila last November 17, 2010.

Now on its eighth year, the awards program has been successful in increasing awareness of microfinance, and providing incentives for microentrepreneurs to enhance technology, improve production, and accelerate income-generating activities.
Addressing the winners and the guests during the ceremonies, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Governor Amando M. Tetangco, Jr. said: “We continue to be amazed with the variety and scope of microenterprises that have survived birth pains, cyclical trends, and financial constraints to become inspiring success stories that benefit not only their immediate families but also their communities.”

Now on its eighth year, the awards program has been successful in increasing awareness of microfinance, and providing incentives for microentrepreneurs to enhance technology, improve production, and accelerate income-generating activities.

Addressing the winners and the guests during the ceremonies, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Governor Amando M. Tetangco, Jr. said: “We continue to be amazed with the variety and scope of microenterprises that have survived birth pains, cyclical trends, and financial constraints to become inspiring success stories that benefit not only their immediate families but also their communities.”

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