TACLOBAN CITY- The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and its provincial office in Leyte together organized a ‘Diskwento’ Caravan dubbed as “Presyong Panalo Mamimiling Pilipino” with various goods sold at lower prices held at Plaza Rizal, this city.
The event, which opened last Wednesday(May 23) provides good quality of school supplies, food and non-food products in lower prices which is the basic needs for consumers children for the opening of classes.
School supplies like writing materials, notebooks, school uniforms, school shoes and for food, biscuits and drinks for children are being sold at discounted prices as high as 50%.
The caravan is a public service of the DTI, in partnership with big manufactures and/ distributors to help relieve workers through non-wage benefits, and enable them to cope up with the rising prices of basic goods and services.
The DTI encouraged distributors and manufacturers to participate in the caravan and be able to deliver good quality products to consumer and to educate consumers of their rights and responsibilities as consumers.
The caravan is a yearly project by the DTI first established on May 12, 2011 which is made part on United Nation Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDG) in assistance to ‘No Hungry, No poverty’.It is also part of advocacy campaign on consumer well-fare. (REJOY R. TORALBA, SHELLA MAE D. ASTORGA & DHEMA NIÑA O. IGAY, NwSSU Student Interns)