More Filipino sellers and consumers are enjoying the benefits of the Kadiwa ng Pangulo program of President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr.’s administration as the outlet launched in Pili, Camarines Sur has generated around P1.2 million in sales.
The first Kadiwa ng Pangulo center in the Bicol Region has reached a total sales of P1,212,074 with P431,162 on the first day and P780,912 on the second day.
The Marcos administration has so far launched more than 500 Kadiwa ng Pangulo outlets nationwide.
The Kadiwa ng Pangulo in Cebu City posted a total sales of P931,329.
Earlier this month, a special Kadiwa ng Pangulo outlet dubbed as “KNP Para sa Manggagawa” was launched by the chief executive at the Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) head office in Quezon City.
It is part of the continuing expansion of the Kadiwa centers nationwide aimed at giving a platform for Filipino farmers, fisherfolk and micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to enable them generate more income through a direct farm-to-consumer trade.
The President likewise noted that the initiative aims to provide consumers with cheap basic goods amid the rising inflation in the country.
President Marcos said the current government thrust is to assist MSMEs to recover from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Catherine R. Cueto