PROFILE: In 1966, Helpmate Inc, the lead company in the Kintanar Group of Companies,opened in Cebu City as a janitorial and manpower supply business. In August 2004, it decided to shift its focus primarily on water distribution, thus Helpmate Services, Inc (HSI) was created. HSI went on to absorb all manpower services of Helpmate Inc. It is now a wholly owned subsidiary principally engaged in the provision of manpower, janitorial, utility services, and farm management in the Philippines. It is currently a leading manpower company in the VisMin region.