About Us

If you want to learn more about us, you’re in the right place. Read to learn how we help small businesses grow and become sustainable.

Our story

PROVIDING CONVENIENT SHOPPING

IS OUR MISSION

HELPING BUSINESSES GROW

IS OUR ADVOCACY

Shoplocal.ph started when one of the founders, Marl Ian Dionaldo, see how a local product maker created an impact to the community it has partnered. Having more than 5 years of experience in the Local Products Industry, Marl was motivated and inspired by how much an SME producing or making an impact to the community by providing sustainable income to marginalized Filipinos like coconut farmers and people who had low educational attainment but are still able to get a good earning job by being an employee of a local product producer and maker.

 Shoplocal.ph started when one of the founders, Marl Ian Dionaldo, see how a local product maker created an impact to the community it has partnered. Having more than 5 years of experience in the Local Products Industry, Marl was motivated and inspired by how much an SME producing or making an impact to the community by providing sustainable income to marginalized Filipinos like coconut farmers and people who had low educational attainment but are still able to get a good earning job by being an employee of a local product producer and maker.

Our advocacy is to help SMEs grow their business and become sustainable thus helping them help more people in their community. Also, we would like to bring convenient access of people to locally made and produced products all over the country.

We also aim to help in promoting the country, particularly Filipino craftsmanship and creativity. Our aim is to help at least 100,000 Small and medium size businesses grow. By doing so, we aim to create a sustainable source of income for MSMEs employees and shareholders and contribute a positive impact to the community it belongs.

Also, we create tailored fit business solutions that enable SMEs to reach, serve and connect with customers conveniently and help them focus on running and growing their business efficiently and effectively. we strive to help SMEs showcase their business/products in a higher level enabling them to compete in the mainstream market and inculcate a strong positive image of Filipino businesses and products and help them stay relevant in the ever changing market.

About Our Brand

Shoplocal.ph is all about honoring and promoting Filipino Culture and Products. This is embedded within the core value of the brand. We are a group of people bonded in the same passion of wanting to contribute positive change to the world. Furthermore, we do this by helping the Filipino small to medium businesses grow their companies and become sustainable while creating a convenient way for people to buy locally made and produced products.

We do this for the love our country, our culture, our people. Also, we want to help in creating positive change that will make the world a better place.

We do this starting in our own locality and then spread through the whole country and the whole world.

By applying our knowledge and experience in the local products industry and combining it with the latest technological trends, we will change the way how people buy and sell locally made and produced products, making it easy and convenient to do.

We love to deliver happiness to our customers and help them connect with local businesses easily.

 

Meet Our Team

Marl Dionaldo

Co-founder

Lionel Amarado

Co-founder

Viel Jose

Co-founder

Ivan Nercuit

Senior Dev

Jay Ginete

Lead Dev

Angelica Jablo

Community Manager