CITY of BALANGA, Bataan – A total of 19 Negosyo Karts and 6 livelihood programs were given to the chosen ambulant vendors from different municipalities and the lone city of the province by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in partnership with the Public Employment Service Office (PESO) Capitol held at the Bataan People’s Center, this city, yesterday.
Negosyo Kart, also known as NEGO-Kart is a project for ambulant vendors in major cities of the country. The project also assists the ambulant vendors in making their existing livelihood undertakings grow into profitable and sustainable business. The inclusion of granting a NEGO-Kart is as follows: acquisition of a vending cart and accessory livelihood tools, provision of working capital for procurement or production of marketable goods, trainings, and business permit to operate in a designated area.
According to one of the beneficiaries, Edmar Ordillos, it is a great help to them for they will no longer have to worry about the transportation while selling. He also added that he is hopeful that more lives will be changed aside from them in the future through this project.