Department of Trade and Industry’s Negosyo Serbisyo sa Barangay (NSB) took the initiative to reach out to the people and helped them increase their potential income in order to lessen poverty in the barangay level. This time NSB was conducted at Barangay Galicia III, Mendez on August 29, 2019. Municipal Administrator Jose N. Auditor welcomed and thanked DTI for choosing the municipality of Mendez as one of the beneficiaries of the NSB project. Likewise, during the event, partner agencies including Department of Science and Technology and the Provincial Cooperative, Livelihood and Entrepreneurial Development Office presented their programs and services being offered to those who were planning to put up a business. Atty. Khervy Reyes, OIC-PCLEDO on the other hand also introduced other services and assistance given by the provincial government through the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office. Meanwhile, Regional Director Marilou Toledo who was present at the event discussed the 7M’s in starting a business; mindset, mastery, mentoring, marketing, money, machinery and model. The program concluded as DTI Provincial Director Noly Guevara showed appreciation to the barangay officials as well as the participants for warmly welcoming the DTI team and listening to the services that they can offer. Director Guevara also informed the residents and the local officials that they will be visiting other barangays in Mendez in the next months.