The Youth LEAD Corner
Maan Encinares of Nego Saka Hub Legaspi The mid-20s Ma. Antonette Encinares is a youth social entrepreneur of Legazpi City. She engages in various productive engagements with local entrepreneurs like herself. From running her uncle&rsq) . . . Read More

Pool of Consultants

ROSEMARIE LOTES BALITA
ROSEMARIE LOTES BALITA

Food Technologist

Expertise:

  • Technical expertise in auditing company’s compliance with HACCP, ISO 2200 and HACCP in local and international settings;
  • Technical expertise in the product development of coconut (food) and bakery products

 

MARLA PALILEO
MARLA PALILEO

Designer

Expertise:

  • Product design and development expert with extensive experience in wood furniture design and manufacturing, handicrafts, space design and planning
  • Adept at working in multicultural organizations and has worked for mainstream corporate firms but opted to shift to advocacy work in the quest to give back to society by working with marginalized communities
  • Does consultancy work in the areas of product development, marketing and organizational development and management

 

WILFREDO MERCADO
WILFREDO MERCADO

Senior Consultant

Expertise:

  • Has a total of 16 years of professional experience in the development field, locally and abroad, where he engaged in the provision of a wide range of business development and financial services to NGOs, cooperatives, government agencies, people’s organizations, and private clients
  • Field of specialization covers the areas of Project Management (9 years) where he assisted in the implementation of three nationwide programs of the government; Project Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (9 years) where he designed and facilitated planning workshops for government agencies and monitored their performance towards the attainment of plans and targets; Training and Project Consulting (12 years) where he designed and conducted trainings and provided consulting services for various projects; Microfinance (15 years) where he currently sits in the Board of two cooperatives; and Proposal Writing where he wrote several project proposals which were funded by international and local organizations.
  • Presently doing consultancy services with Foundation for People Development and MFI Training Institute, while serving as Senior Consultant of Business Fair Trade Consulting

 

ABELARDO CRUZ
ABELARDO CRUZ

Communication and M&E Expert

 

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 RESSA LYNNE MENDOZA

Food Technologist

 

 
ABIGAIL MAY GARCIA
ABIGAIL MARIE GARCIA

Food Technologist

 
 
ARES BALCARSE
ARES BALCARSE

Packaging & Labeling Designer and ICT Expert