State-owned Small Business Corporation capped its 26th year anniversary celebration with the awarding of its outstanding partners in a ceremony recently held at the Shangri –La Makati.
SB Corp’s Annual awardings is a 24 year tradition held to give due honor to the Corporation’s distinguished partners and clients who were instrumental in achieving its development goals and financial targets in the past year. The event also recognizes the role played by the private and public sector in providing the country’s MSMEs with the much needed support.
This year’s awardees are led by the Cantilan Bank, Inc who is conferred the title of Most Outstanding Bank Partner for Credit Guarantees and Development Partner. Other Outstanding Partners are Radiowealth Finance Company Inc., Agribusiness Rural Bank, Sacred Heart Savings Cooperative, Rural Bank of Itogon Inc.
The Corporation also awarded its valued development partners Bangkok Bank Inc, Card SME Bank Inc., Card Bank Inc., City Savings Bank, Mizuho Bank, Ltd. Manila Branch.
Most Outstanding entrpreneurs are Rebeca Tamayo Bangus Consignacion, Muñoz Science City Food Products, Titan Barong of Lumban, Beauty White Links Solution, Kritzland Commercial and Gebobi Marketing while outstanding women entrepreneurs are Mae Abegail T. Lim, A&A Sky Builders. Lucia P. Miranda, Aiza’s Sweets, Atty. Arlyn Gregorio, Ultimate Care Janitorial Services, Caridad A. Sison, Conception School of Guian, Ma. Olivia P. Puentespina, Malagos Foods Inc
Gracing the event is Honorable Congressman Dennis Laogan. He spoke about the important role the government must play in the development of MSMEs in the country. A true advocate for MSMEs, Congressman Laogan pushed for the additional funding support for SB Corp so that it may boost its loans and guarantee programs.