WELL, to start your business, it would need capital. This column compiled some responses from those upcoming entrepreneurs on how they need to start their own enterprise:

“With an amount of P500.00, I would prefer to start my 'banana cue stand.'” I am fond of cooking simple menu where I can make use of my very limited capital" -Cris, OSY

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“I am still a college student, but right now I am making a profit that is enough for my daily transportation and meal allowance with my e-loading business. My mother provided me the amount of P560.00 to start my e-loan and auto load business.” - Rose of UC, 20

I would prefer to start my “buy and Sell” sari-sari store business with an amount of P5, 000.00 - Marvin of Barangay Salud Mitra, 26.

“P15,000.00 is sufficient amount to start a cell phone and accessories business. Repair services for cell phone and computer and allied services is added to the business." - Eric of Palma St., 27.

I would rather start my stuffed toys business with an amount of P500.00 only, considering that making stuffed toys is my hobby. - Jamaela, working mom

With an amount of P5, 000.00, I would rather invest to laundry detergent selling because the feasibility of the product is high. - Danilo of UB, 20.

The amount of P2, 000.00 is good enough to start my magazine dealership. - Manny, Baguio City, 24.

I can start my own business for less than P10, 000.00 by venturing to bag making. - Julia of Barangay Dontogan, 25.

Well, no matter what business you wish to venture, persistence and attitude towards your chosen enterprise is what counts most. You have to go and start a business you really love and understand.

Well, the society really needs you. MSMEs are the heroes of modern times. You are the backbone of economy. Upcoming entrepreneurs, you are one of them. May yout tribe increase!

Meanwhile, the Cordillera Youth Executives Business Club, Inc. (CYEBCI) in partnership with the University of the Cordilleras-College of Accountancy will conduct a one-day seminar dubbed as Accounting for non-accountants: Understanding financial statements.

This is for you entrepreneurs with existing business and upcoming enterprising youth, interested students and accounting practitioners. Due to limited slots, you can now place your reservation/confirmation and for more information, you can call Tina at tel. No. 446-6796 or text your queries to 09179486949 or 09154020282.