Shopping for the perfect pasalubong online just got easier.
If you’re looking to bring home locally made souvenir items—or just want to support Filipino entrepreneurs by buying their products, OneSTore Hub is worth checking out.
OneSTore Hub is part of OneSTore.ph, an e-commerce web application, which provides customers with “effortless shopping experience” and retailers with simple and direct access to one of the largest customer-based platforms in the country. OneSTore is one of the flagship programs of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) that assists micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to improve their productivity and widen the scope of their target market.
In the web store, hundreds of items are available for purchase with just a couple of clicks. There are virgin coconut oil, powdered ginger (salabat), bite-sized chicharon (pork ribs), peanut butter, bottled and ready-to-eat food items (such as Bicol express), and vacuum-packed rice products.
There’s also a healthy selection of non-food items including furniture (such as plant stands and tables), handicrafts (such as leather bags, wallets, and belts), and jewelry and accessories (such as bracelets and rings). There are also skin care products like soaps, feminine wash, sunblock, and hair tonic.
The DOST launched the OneSTore Hub during the virtual celebration of the 2020 National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) on November 23, 2020.
The new OneSTore Hub welcomes the participation of the Agrizkaya Cooperative Federation that caters to the needs of primary cooperatives and is engaged in organic production and marketing of various products. Agrizkaya has a total membership of 54 primary cooperatives.
The good thing about buying pasalubong from these MSMEs is that you’ll almost surely get something that is unique and not commercially produced. Prices also tend to be a bit more friendly.
Visit https://onestore.ph to shop.