Needs Assessment of Women Entrepreneurs in the Province of Tarlac, Philippines: Basis for the Creation of a Business Development Center for Women

The study aimed to identify and describe the needs of women entrepreneurs in the province of Tarlac, Philippines. Recognizing the crucial role of women entrepreneurs in economic growth has inspired the researches to focus on this particular sector. Key quantitative and qualitative data were gathered to capture their characteristics, concerns, capabilities and needs. Results of the study were made bases in crafting an intervention program to address their problems and what they lack as business owners/leaders to become truly instrumental in stimulating economic activity that will spur growth in the area. Eventually, the creation of a Business Development Center for Women is proposed to serve as a comprehensive unit to address the needs of women for them to become viable and sustainable business owners/mangers and become effective partners towards inclusive growth and eventually development.

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