SARI-SARI STORE ASSISTANCE. Php 2,000.00 worth of merchandise was provided to 72 distressed sari-sari store owners on June 25 by the Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) Office of the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte (PGIN). The assistance comes as buying credit that can be used under the Kadiwa Express program of the provincial government. The goods were sold at 10 percent cheaper than the prevailing market price. (photo courtesy of PGIN)