SP Member Rodolfo de La Paz, as the representative of Gov. Joy Bernos, challenged the mentees to be more innovative in growing their businesses during the graduation ceremony of Kapatid Mentor Me (KMME) on July 25, 2019, at Farmville Resort, Cosili West, Bangued.

He said the KMME program of the Department of Trade and Industry is one with the provincial government in creating more jobs.

DTI-Abra Provincial Director Arell F. Bañez formally confers 20 Abreño entrepreneurs as graduates of KMME training program during the graduation ceremony.

Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship marketing officer Paul Anthony de Guzman also encouraged the mentees to focus on growing their businesses and improving competencies.

The president of 2019 KMME mentees Alex Badajos said the program helps them to gain basic management skills which will enable them to sustain and grow their business.

The KMME training program 2019 in Abra started on February 12, 2019, where mentees underwent a series of mentoring sessions on different areas of entrepreneurship for micro and small entrepreneurs to become successful.