|Sikap Buhay Entrepreneurship and Cooperatives Office|
7th Floor, Civic Center Building A, Quezon City Hall Compound
988-4242 locals 8731 / 8736
The Sikap Buhay Entrepreneurship and Cooperatives Office implements the City government’s entrepreneurship and micro-finance program known as Puhunang Pangkabuhayan ng Sikap Buhay (PPSB). PPSB facilities access to non-collateral, no interest loan facilities for small entrepreneurs in partnership with several cooperatives, namely, the Cooperative Rural Bank of Bulacan (CRBB), Novaliches Development Cooperative (NOVADECI), EUROCREDIT Cooperative, ASA Foundation,. It has working arrangement with other micro-finance establishment providing similar services such as the Center for Community Transformation (CCT) Opportunity Microfinance Bank (OMB), Center for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD) Inc. and the Bagbag Credit Cooperative. Sikap Buhay also promotes cooperativism.
We share the city's vision of a local economy that is diverse, strong and vibrant that ensures prosperity and sustainable growth for all.
Our Team will contribute to this vision by strengthening and ensuring the sustainable growth of MSMEs and Cooperatives in Quezon City. We will achieve this by facilitating livelihood skills training. developing business & entrepreneurial capabilities and providing development services, including access to financing, to facilitate their economic activities.
We commit to deliver quality services to our clients in cooperation with various partners and in the spirit of respect, honesty and accountability.
Client Development Services Develop capabilities of MSMEs and Cooperatives to support their economic activities by (a) building awareness; (b) developing appropriate skills’ and (c) enskilling cooperatives and similar groups.
Business Development Services Facilitate the build up of appropriate resources of MSMEs and Cooperatives through access to financial services, product development, market information and marketing opportunities.
Planning and Programming Ensure that the enabling environment supports the sustainable growth of MSMEs and Cooperatives by (a) building up and maintaining required databases and networks of partners’ (b) monitoring and evaluating program and services for efficiencies and effectiveness; and (c) developing appropriate policy-recommendations and plans.
Management Support Ensure that management systems and procedures facilitate the attainment of plans, programs and services.
Marlyn S. Siapno
Client Development Services (CDS)
Gloria G. Alcoran
Noel T. Alcantra
Randy m. Borromeo
Business Development Services (BDS)
Leonito John B. Jumadiao
Marilyn A. Demata
Management Support Services (MSS)
Alfredo D. Bretaña, Jr.
Josielyn M. Peralta
Charito P. ZorillaBudget & Finance Officer
Maricris G. De Leon
Richard G. Belir
Puhunang Pangkabuhayan ng Sikap Buhay (PPSB)
The original livelihood development program that is primarily for barangay-based microenterprises in the informal sector. Its goal is to facilitate access to low interest collateral-free micro-financing for business expansion from six (6) partner-financing institutions. Basic Livelihood and business/entrepreneurial skills training is also provided. more details...
HUSAY MAG-BUSINESS SA SIKAP BUHAY (HMBSB)
A new business development program for micro, small and medium enterprises in the formal sector. Its goal is to facilitate the build-up of appropriate business resources for sustainable business growth. Services include: a) intermediate level livelihood and business/entrepreneurial skills training; b) access to collateralized financing through partner-institutions; c) product and productivity enhancement; d) access to markets and product promotion; and e) business coaching. more details...
A pilot program for in-school and out-school/in-community youth ages 15-24. Its goal is to inculcate the entrepreneurial mind-set in our city’s youth. Activities include: a) recognition of “Youth Entrepreneurs”; b) basic livelihood and entrepreneurial skills training; and c) establishment of Business Incubation Center.