Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong said the city government and the Department of Labor and Employement (DOLE) will lead the creation of a cooperative for ambulant vendors in the Summer Capital.
The Baguio politiko said creating a cooperative will boost the ambulant vendors’ livelihood.
Magalong also said that the city government and DOLE will provide both technical and financial support for the proposed cooperative.
Moreover, he said the city government is eyeing permanent kiosks for the vendors.
Magalong also stressed that membership to the proposed cooperative will be free to all ambulant vendors.