It is said that 99.6% of Filipino entrepreneurs belong to the microsmall and medium enterprises (MSMEs) segment. While Filipino entrepreneurs pursue business to introduce and offer value-adding products and services, a very large percentage engages in business for subsistence. MSMEs particularly venture into business for additional earning for their family.

As an alternative to employment, LPGMA will recommend livelihood and entrepreneurship programs for beneficiaries. It would like to encourage pursuance of a credit facility for beneficiaries that aspire to start their own small/backyard businesses.