coronavirus effect on MSMEs - updates

Rappler's latest stories on coronavirus effect on MSMEs


Starting out as relief drive, this online shop helps give jobs to motorcycle riders

May 28, 2020 - 11:02 AM

At the onset of the Metro Manila lockdown, event organizer Jennifer Rabe only wanted to help those affected by quarantine measures in her hometown of Las Piñas

Photos from AJA Delivery

Webinar: How to make financial rehabilitation work for business owners

May 26, 2020 - 5:26 PM

The webinar is happening on Thursday, May 28

Tita Carms: Life as a sari-sari store owner during coronavirus outbreak

May 23, 2020 - 10:00 AM

Tita Carms may seem unaffected by the crisis since her roadside store remains open. But it takes a lot to keep her small business going during a pandemic.

SARI-SARI STORE. Carmelita Dela Rosa shares her difficulty managing a sari-sari store during the coronavirus outbreak. Photo from Al Lumasag

Webinar: How small businesses can get help from gov't, banking sector

May 07, 2020 - 12:27 PM

What are the options available for business owners to help them survive the lockdown?

Webinar: Protecting your online business in the new normal

May 04, 2020 - 6:15 PM

Many businesses in the Philippines face an existential challenge amid the coronavirus pandemic: How should they adapt online for their business to survive?

Over half of MSMEs stopped operations due to coronavirus lockdown

May 01, 2020 - 6:22 PM

Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez says almost 53% or about 525,000 out of the total 998,342 MSMEs in the country bear the brunt of the coronavirus pandemic

AFFECTED BY COVID-19. Customers purchase vegetables at the Blumentritt Market in Manila on April 21, 2020. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Ex-DSWD chief: Revive small businesses to help poor long after lockdown

Apr 29, 2020 - 11:59 AM

'We cannot forever be giving subsidies and food packs,' says former DSWD secretary Dinky Soliman

Sari-Sari store at Commonwealth Market in Quezon City, September 12, 2018. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

'Sariling diskarte': The heavy impact of lockdown on micro, small businesses

Apr 07, 2020 - 7:30 PM

Micro enterprises make up 88.5% of businesses in the country and employ as much as 28.9% of total private sector employees. They are struggling to survive as they await government.