Small Business and Cooperatives Development and Promotions Office
- 7th Floor, Civic Center Building A, Quezon City Hall Compound
- 8988-4242 locals 8731 / 9734 / 8736
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT
Mona Celine Marie V. Yap
Mandate and Function
- To spur inclusive growth and development by stimulating entrepreneurship, growing micro and small enterprises and strengthening cooperatives through appropriate organizational and business development program and service.
- Oversee and facilitate the planning, delivery, coordination, consolidation and convergence of all stakeholder efforts to develop and promote micro and small enterprises and entrepreneurship in Quezon City.
- Classify Micro and Small Enterprises according to its business activity, product/services offered and target market.
- Implementing arm of the Micro and Small Enterprises Development Council (MSED Council)
- Undertake planning, development and monitoring of MSE and Cooperatives programs
- Function as the Technical Secretariat of the MSED Council
- Evaluate Micro Enterprises covered by RA9178 or BMBE Law.
- POP QC (Proudly Original Product of Quezon City)
- PopQC showcases the artistry and innovation of city-honed products through trade shows, bazaars and exhibits. It aims to promote city-made products and provide local market-access platform for MSEs and Cooperatives in Quezon City. This will serve as the official branding of QC Based products.
- Business Incubation Program
- Community-based Enterprise
- Women Entrepreneurship Program
- Livelihood skills trainings and industry matching for QC Female Jail Dormitory Inmates
- Youth Entrepreneurship Program
- PWDs Entrepreneurship Program
- Start Up Community Program
- Co-Working/ Makers Spaces
- Go Negosyo Partnership (Kapatid Mentor Me, Mentor Me on Wheels)
- Small Scale Entrepreneurship Program
- Showcasing QC Products through conducting Trade Shows through POPQC
- Promoting existing marketplaces in QC by creating mini versions of it.
- Creation of POPQC stores in Quezon City Hall and QC Memorial Circle
- MFI Program
- Through the MFI Program, QC-based entrepreneurs can partner with MFIs and seek financial assistance for their businesses; all of which would lead to the setting up of an SME financing ecosystem down the road.
- Community Savings Group
- The Community Savings Group is an informal and self-help group bound by its members for loans and savings services, which promote community resiliency and alternative risk-transfer mechanisms.
- E-Commerce Business with Shopee
- As part of MSE digitalization, the partnership with Shopee aims to onboard QC entrepreneurs onto their e-commerce platform and encourage them to learn and make use of online selling for their businesses.
- Logistics Services Program with Grab
- To support struggling QC tricycle drivers, food establishments, and other displaced workers, the partnership with Grab Philippines seeks to create 1,000 job opportunities through the GrabFood and GrabExpress delivery services.
- Cooperative Building Program
- Just as how the New Greenland Farmers Agriculture Cooperative from Brgy Bagong Silangan and the QC Sewers Producers Cooperative from Brgy Sto Cristo and Greater Lagro have been established, community livelihood groups interested in becoming cooperatives are being encouraged to register through the SBCDPO and undergo the training and seminars mandated by the Cooperative Development Authority.
- QC Essentials Livelihood Training
- The QC Essentials program aims to create a lasting brand of pandemic-essential products, which will be produced by different sectors of QCitizens, providing livelihood opportunities for them to cope and recover from their struggles due to COVID-19.
- Various Entrepreneurial Trainings and Seminars
- For QCitizens interested in becoming entrepreneurs, they may join the various trainings and seminars offered by the office to identify what resources/supplies they need, learn how to approach starting a business, and create plans for their businesses’ sustainability.
QC SBCDPO Citizen's Charter