GREAT Women Project introduces private sector program up-valuing women’s enterprises
A ceremonial signing of a memorandum of agreement commenced a partnership among the Philippine Commission on Women and the ECHOSI Foundation to undertake the Up-valuing Women’s Livelihood Program under the GREAT Women Project.
In photo, the MOA was jointly signed by PCW Executive Director Emmeline Verzosa (second from left) GREAT Women Project Manager Luzviminda Villanueva (left) with private sector partners ECHOSI Chairman Daniel Lichauco and ECHOSI Executive Director Marie Jeanne Javelosa (right) at the Le Bistro Vert Restaurant in Makati City last December 14. Early this year, PCW-GWP engaged the with support of Women’s Business Council of the Philippines as the private sector partner./p For 2012, the Up-valuing Women’s Livelihood Program will have a women’s mentoring series with the women’s business circle and create a women product line brand of mid-range and upscale products of women entrepreneur groups under GWP. The Program will conduct up-valuing processes for selected WME products and make them available to buyers in Metro Manila.
The Program will also develop gender sensitivity modules targeting the corporate sector, in line with GREAT Women Project moves to encourage private corporations to support women’s economic empowerment.