The Department of Trade and Industry’s flagship project Diskwento Caravan will be going to key cities across the country this May 15 onwards, with school supplies and basic goods available at deeply discounted prices.
Dubbed as Diskwento Caravan: Balik Eskwela edition, this one-day sale aims to ease the consumers’ burden of rising prices of basic necessities and prime commodities as well as school supplies, with the start of classes just a few weeks away.
A variety of products will be available at Diskwento Caravan, including school supplies, school uniforms, kid’s leather shoes and school bags, canned goods, processed meat, bread, cooking oil and detergent soaps. MSME Corner will feature local products made by micro, small, and medium entrepreneurs.
Other government agencies will join the Diskwento Caravan to offer frontline services such as the TESDA for free haircut, National Statistics Office (NSO), National Bureau of Investigation (NBI), Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), and Social Security System (SSS).
DTI invites all consumers to buy at Diskwento Caravan to get big discounts and save more money this upcoming start of classes. Diskwento Caravan will be available in the following cities tomorrow, May 15:
|NCR||Quezon City Hall||ARD Ferdie Manfoste/ Rowena San Jose|
|NCR||Cuneta Astrodome, Pasay City||ARD Manfoste/ Vivien Alarcado|
|CAR||Baguio Convention Center||RD Myrna Pablo|
|1||Bagsakan Center, Agoo, La Union||RD Florante Leal|
|2||St. Peter Metropolitan Cathedral Grounds, Tuguegarao City, Cagayan||RD Esperanza Banares|
|3||Balanga Plaza, Balanga City, Bataan||PD Yay Lasam|
|4-B||Romblon, Romblon||PD Rodolfo Mariposque|
|9||Plaza Pershing, Zamboanga City||PD Engr. Rolando Acuna|
|10||Iligan City||PD Ermedio Abang|
|13||Wing-on Quick Mart Parking Lot, Langihan Butuan City||OIC Gay Tidalgo|
Other Diskwento Caravans will be conducted in the following dates:
|May 16-20||4-B||Romblon, Romblon|
|May 17-18||4-A||Antipolo City, Rizal|
|May 17-18||8||Ormoc City, Leyte|
|May 18||NCR||Plaza de Borja, Pateros City|
|May 18-19||3||Baler Plaza, Baler, Aurora|
|May 18-19||5||Naga City, Camarines Sur|
|May 22||11||Digos City, Davao del Sur|
|May 27||4-A||Bay, Los Baños City, Laguna|
|May 28||11||Davao City|
|May 28-29||4-A||Capitol Grounds, Sta. Cruz, Laguna|
|May 29||8||Tacloban City|
Source: DTI Public Relations Office