Gawad Kalinga

Type: Organization
Name: Gawad Kalinga
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

2 Aklan towns launch Bayani Challenge

By: Venus G. VillanuevaKALIBO, Aklan, April 15 (PIA6) --  Two Aklan towns greatly devastated by Typhoon Yolanda served April 12, Saturday, as the launching sites of the Gawad Kalinga (GK)Bayani Challenge in the province.The launching in the towns of Libacao ... [Published Philippine Information Agency - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

The GK International Farm Village Kids’ Camp: A Unique Summer Learning Experience

As a family living smack-dab in the middle of the city, we often wonder how our life would be if we lived in the province. When I was still a young child, my father worked as an agricultural lecturer for the Bruneian government, so our family was based ... [Published Smart Parenting - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Officials see positive effect of convergence of private, govt sect in Pago Relocation site

TANAUAN, Leyte, April 15 (PIA) - Mayor Pelagio Tecson was happy with the success of the turn-over ceremony of the permanent housing units  of the first 20 beneficiaries Yolanda victims formerly residing in the high-risk zones of Tanuan.“It was heartwarming ... [Published Philippine Information Agency - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Volunteerism now new currency for development

By: Leonard T. Pineda IILOILO CITY, April 15 (PIA) --- Gawad Kalinga Executive Director Jose Luis Oquiñena said that volunteerism is the new currency for development.In the closing ceremonies of the Bayani Challenge 2014 held Tuesday in Iloilo City, Oquiñena ... [Published Philippine Information Agency - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

French volunteers laud ‘bayanihan’

03:28 AM By:  Leonard T. Pineda IStudent volunteers from France praised the Pinoy’s “bayanihan” demonstrated by Ilonggo volunteers in the recent Bayani Challenge 2014 in Iloilo.Kassia Habarek, 24, a student from Paris, said she admires how Filipinos work ... [Published The Daily Guardian - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 4 reports

Philippines: Gov’t, GK turn over 20 permanent homes to Yolanda survivors in Tanauan Leyte

Source: Government of the PhilippinesCountry: Philippines By: CONSUELO B. ALARCON TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, April 14 (PIA) – Twenty displaced families in the devastated town of Tanauan, Leyte have already transferred to their new permanent homes following ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Heroism is in the little things

Mike Go is a man with a mission. As Human Nature's social enterprise head and the founder of Bagong Payatas Community Ventures Inc. (Trese), a brand that produces silk-screened shirts and canvas bags in Payatas, Quezon City, Mike works tirelessly to uplift ... [Published Philippines Daily Tribune - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

180 Iloilo City villages join Bayani Challenge cleanup

03:45 AMAll 180 Iloilo City villages will join in the citywide cleanup on April 12 as part of the Bayani Challenge 2014.The villages as well as the City Hall employees and officials were urged to take part in the volunteerism event that will also happen ... [Published The Daily Guardian - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

We are our greatest enemy

The question often asked today is if we are ready for a freer, more open global market. Might I stress that in many more ways than we realize, it is quite free and open? Many ask: Can we compete? Will our SMEs (small and medium enterprises) survive? Will ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Run raises P70,000 for Yolanda survivors

MORE than 700 runners in the province of Iloilo joined the "Dalagan sa Kaadlawan" run for a cause on Wednesday, raising P70,376 for Yolanda survivors.The fun run aims to collect funds for at least five families in Concepcion town, whose houses were destroyed ... [Published Sun Star Network - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 2 reports

12,000 people ready for Bayani Challenge

TWELVE thousand volunteers in Iloilo City are ready for a massive clean-up drive and construction of 34 Gawad Kalinga housing units at the San Isidro relocation site in Jaro district on Saturday, April 12.The clean-up drive and construction of GK houses ... [Published Sun Star Network - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 4 reports

New village in Cebu for Yolanda survivors named after Pope Francis

A new settlement site for survivors of Typhoon Yolanda in Cebu has been named after Pope Francis, the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines said Wednesday.The CBCP said the naming of the site in Bantayan—one of the areas where Yolanda made landfall ... [Published GMA News.tv - Apr 02 2014]

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...GK is a Philippine-based volunteer movement that aims to end poverty for five million Filipino families by 2024. "GK taught me that the best way to live is in joyful service of others."
CEBU, Philippines - "No one is too poor to contribute and no one is too rich that they cannot help." This was the rallying cry of this year's organizers of Gawad Kalinga Bayani Challenge, which aims to build 2,000 houses in Yolanda-devastated Leyte towns...
"The village consists of 45 houses with each unit costing P150,000. Xavier School sponsored 30 houses, while the ERDA (Educational ResearchResearch and DevelopmentDevelopment Assistance) Group sponsored 15" it said on its news site
"The Las Pinas Village of Markham model is thriving. It continues to bond our peoples together in enduring friendships and common aspirations. Palo Leyte Markham Village certainly promises to deliver the same positive outcome" , said Councillor Chiu, the kababayan local politician with the record, longest unbroken term of 28 years in Markham City Council at present

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San Andres’ educ’l programs get thumbs-up from ... [Published Catanduanes Tribune - 11 hours ago]
2 Aklan towns launch Bayani Challenge [Published Philippine Information Agency - Apr 16 2014]
French volunteers laud ‘bayanihan’ spirit [Published Panay News - Apr 16 2014]
The GK International Farm Village Kids’ Camp: A... [Published Smart Parenting - Apr 15 2014]
Officials see positive effect of convergence of... [Published Philippine Information Agency - Apr 15 2014]
Volunteerism now new currency for development [Published Philippine Information Agency - Apr 15 2014]
French volunteers laud ‘bayanihan’ [Published The Daily Guardian - Apr 14 2014]
French volunteers laud Pinoy bayanihan spirit [Published Philippine Information Agency - Apr 14 2014]
Philippines: Gov’t, GK turn over 20 permanent h... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 14 2014]
Philippines: Gov’t, GK turnover 20 permanent ho... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 14 2014]
Gov’t, GK turnover 20 permanent homes to Yoland... [Published Philippine Information Agency - Apr 14 2014]
First 20 families move to permanent housing in ... [Published Business Week Mindanao - Apr 14 2014]
Heroism is in the little things [Published Philippines Daily Tribune - Apr 13 2014]
Eco-fashion heroine [Published Sun Star Network - Apr 12 2014]
180 Iloilo City villages join Bayani Challenge ... [Published The Daily Guardian - Apr 11 2014]
We are our greatest enemy [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Apr 11 2014]
Run raises P70,000 for Yolanda survivors [Published Sun Star Network - Apr 11 2014]
Schneider Electric to be Committed to Cooperati... [Published Control Engineering Asia - Apr 10 2014]
12,000 people ready for Bayani Challenge [Published Sun Star Network - Apr 10 2014]
Photo release: PDIC spearheads benefit run for ... [Published Gov.ph - Apr 10 2014]
GK’s Iloilo Bayani Challenge 2014 starts April 11 [Published Philippine Information Agency - Apr 10 2014]
Bayani Challenge launched in Bantayan Island [Published Philippine Information Agency - Apr 10 2014]
Over 2,000 volunteers set to join 5-day Bayani ... [Published Philippine Information Agency - Apr 09 2014]
Bayani Challenge 2014, the opportunity to bring... [Published Philippine Information Agency - Apr 09 2014]
GK's Bayani Challenge launched 2T houses to be ... [Published Philippine Star - Apr 09 2014]
Direct Relief Named Finalist in Wireless Innova... [Published Direct Relief - Apr 08 2014]
Takbo sa Pagbangon ng Leyte [Published Bull Runner - Apr 08 2014]
Bacoleña is Calgary's next top designer [Published Sun Star Network - Apr 08 2014]
Gravesite residents in re-blocking plan [Published Sun Star Network - Apr 07 2014]
GK to start building houses in Cadiz [Published Visayan Daily Star - Apr 07 2014]
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Philippines: Gov’t, GK turn over 20 permanent h... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 14 2014]
Source: Government of the PhilippinesCountry: Philippines By: CONSUELO B. ALARCON TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, April 14 (PIA) – Twenty displaced families in the devastated town of Tanauan, Leyte have already transferred to their new permanent homes following ...
Philippines: Gov’t, GK turnover 20 permanent ho... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 14 2014]
Source: Government of the PhilippinesCountry: Philippines By: CONSUELO B. ALARCON TACLOBAN CITY, Leyte, April 14 (PIA) – Twenty displaced families in the devastated town of Tanauan, Leyte have already transferred to their new permanent homes following ...
Philippines: UN Staff Relief Committee for the ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 02 2014]
Source: Government of the PhilippinesCountry: Philippines 02 April 2014- Representatives of the United Nations Staff Relief Committee for the Philippines led by its Chairperson, Ms. Nerisa Cortez, and Vice Chair, Ms. Emma Dumalag, called on Consul General ...
Philippines: Yolanda survivors to receive new h... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 31 2014]
Source: Government of the PhilippinesCountry: Philippines Arneldo and Felisa Arbas, survivors of the catastrophic Typhoon Yolanda, are thankful for the government’s support for them and the rest of the community. The Arbas couple is among the 366 families ...
Philippines: PLGU ensures relocation sites for ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 31 2014]
Source: Government of the PhilippinesCountry: Philippines CATBALOGAN CITY, Samar, March 29 (PIA) - The provincial government of Samar through its Governor Sharee Ann Tan-delos Santos has already signed a memorandum earlier this week and signed another ...
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