Barangay-Based Entrepreneurial Mentoring Program Launched


The Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) together with Famcor Franchise Mgt. & Executive Dev’t Corp., and in partnership with the Cebu City Government successfully launches the Barangay-Based Entrepreneurial Mentoring Program (BBEMP) on August 17, 2021 at 9:30 AM – 11:40 AM via Zoom and FB Live.

The program was graced by the Cebu City Acting Mayor, Hon. Michael Rama, Sangguniang Pang-lungsod Chair, Committee in Budget, Hon. Atty. Raymond Alvin N. Garcia, President of Liga ng Barangay, Hon. Franklyn Ong. And CCCI Officers led by the President, Mr. Felix Taguiam, Immediate Past President and BBEMP Champion, Mr. Virgilio Espeleta, VP for Business Development and BBEMP Core Team Leader, Mr. Jay Yuvallos and VP for Cebu Business Mobilization, Mr. Mike Cubos.

120 participants comprised of Cebu City Officials, representatives from 35 barangays, CCCI Trustees, CCCI staff led by Executive Director Ms. May Elizabeth Ybañez, senior officers from DTI 7, DOST 7, DA 7 and SB Corporation, media partners, BBEMP Mentors and Batch 1 Mentees.

Registration of target program participants is still on-going. Interested MSMEs, displaced workers and OFWs interested to open a business may message the BBEMP FB Page to facilitate their registration. They may also contact the CCCI BBEMP Secretariat, Ms. Julie Nabong Jr., at 0921 871 8063 or email at