Salay paper products make it good in overseas market

Posted on February 26, 2005 - 9:12pm :: Good News | ISD-Philippines | Economics
Ellen P. Red, Correspondent February 21, 2005 | BusinessWorld TF! Editorial Comment: Small-scale economic initiatives have a great potential for creating livelihood opportunities in poor communities. When these efforts are consciously tied to the local resource base in a sustainable manner, and are linked with other enterprises, one can begin to see the basis for creating more vibrant local economies. As revealed in the article below, one person's insight and initiative has resulted in a thriving handmade paper enterprise that not only provides employment but also showcases creativity, craftsmanship and environment friendly production methods in a small Mindanao municipality.