Malay, Aklan – With the temporary closure of Boracay, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST)-Western Visayas has committed to help the affected micro, small & medium enterprises (MSMEs) in terms of sales and income through the conduct of an orientation of OneSTore Program — an online shopping and physical hub.
With the agency’s continuing effort to assist MSMEs, OneSTore was conceptualized and presently being implemented.
OneSTore.ph is an e-commerce web application platform that operates nationwide and caters primarily to Philippine consumers. It hopes to further assist the MSMEs widen the scope of their target market.
Eventually, it can help deliver economic growth and increase business opportunities of those enterprises in the rural communities. OneSTore provides customers with an effortless shopping experience and retailers with simple and direct access to one of the largest customers.
The establishment of a hub within the locality and the requirements for the enrollment of the qualified MSMEs to the program was discussed. Together with DOST-Western Visayas, the MSMEs are optimistic to boost their marketing strategies through the OneStore Program.
The products from different MSMEs supported by DOST VI OneStore Program can be accessed through its online shopping website: http://onestore.ph/index.php/home/vendor/114/DOST-VI-Regional-Hub (PR)