Saturday, November 26, 2011

CCT Partners Level Up!

Praise God for the success of CCT's 1st Partners’ Day, a one-day showcase of products from Luzon partners. Some 126 micro entrepreneurs from six CCT Luzon areas exhibited their products and learned from mini-lectures  at the CCT Tagaytay Retreat and Training Center on November 26, 2011. 

Products on display included: handicrafts, buko juice,  native cakes, t-shirts, curtains and bed sheets, relleno (stuffed milkfish), boneless milkfish, gold and silver jewelry,  accessories, processed meats,  peanut butter, straw bags and hats, coin purses made of drinking straws, shoes,   accessories, house decor made of drinking straws, bags made of recycled newspaper, charcoal stoves, pastries, perfumes,  pizza, blinds, ready to wear clothes and much more!

Kerwin Tan (left) owner of Jimini Pizza and  program coordinator
 for CCT's Business Mentoring Ministry,
and Alice Pineda (right), head of the Business Development team,
 with a partners' day awardee.  During the morning session
  Kerwin shared the story of how his business
grew from one brand ten years ago
to six brands and 136 branches today,
and from two persons  (himself and a 
quality control person)
to 250 employees today. "We leveled up after
we dedicated our business to the Lord," he said.

Jinggoy Buensuceso, artist, speaking on
market trends and product design. Other
seminar topics were on food marketing,
 product branding, kape't buhay (coffee and
life), and helps from the packaging center
of DOST and from the design center
of DTI.

Several participants received awards at the end of the day. These were:  

    • Kool Kalan - Level-up award - product with the most potential of  leveling -up 
    • NCR South Taguig - Branch level-up award -  the  CCT branch where the level- up partner is involved
    • Central Luzon Pangasinan - best food  product display – surpasses other products in terms of presentation attractiveness, creativity
    •  Espasol with moringa (malunggay) - Best food product concept:    product is unique or creative, original,  flavorful and marketable
    • Recycled Bag, NCR - Best non-food product concept:  product is unique or creative, original, and marketable
    • Dishwashing liquid, Cavite - Best packaging  (non-food category): – for microentrepreneur  whose packaging of her product is a cut above the rest: attractive , creative, suitable to the product
    • Cavite - Best area booth design – CCT area whose showcase of products is creative, well arranged, original, and culturally oriented 
    • Laguna and Batangas - Best participating area – CCT area staff who are well organized and who gathered the most products and qualified partners for the event
    Micro entrepreneurs with product displays were from the following CCT areas:

    • NCR South – Pasay, Cabrera, San Andres, Tondo, Taguig, Paranaque
    • NCR North – Bagong Silangan, Payatas, Araneta, Batasan, Novaliches, Munoz, Commonwealth, Tandang Sora 
    • Cavite  - General Mariano Alvarez, Tanza, Tagaytay
    • Laguna – Calamba, Cabuyao, San Pedro, Sta. Rosa, Binan
    • Batangas
    • Rizal  - Antipolo, San Mateo, Cainta, Taytay, Montalban, Pasig
    • Bulacan and Central Luzon – Malolos, Pulilan, Magalang, Dagupan, Urdaneta
    • Camanava – Malabon, Caloocan
    Photos by Ciara Tan

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