Filipinos are an artistic and creative people, and nowhere is that more evident than in the products and crafts we make and sell. The past few years have seen an increase of small and medium scale artisan brands hitting the market, giving all of us viable options for our personal and home use. Organizations such as Gawang Kamay have assisted these SMEs further, helping them navigate the confusing roadmap of doing business in the Philippines. Yet so much still needs to be done.

B Canapi of WanderManila and Erica Redrico of Gawang Kamay/Produkto hash things out.

Manila Storytellers is part of the WanderManila Online Education Series and is co-produced by Blender Media.