Gawad Kalinga

Type: Organization
Name: Gawad Kalinga
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Help for help’s sake

Share this:There is Jose Rizal and there is Andres Bonifacio, heroes we have studied, whose birthdays we memorized in grade school and whose death anniversaries we honor with a holiday. And then there are the nameless, faceless Pinoys who work on weekends ... [Published Manila Bulletin - 16 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Turning old clothes into quilts

Electrolux’s annual clothes donation drive is back with a twist. This year, Electrolux will continue to collect and wash your donated pre-loved clothes, but will add a personal touch to the advocacy.Apple Villar, Electrolux productmanager for Fabric ... [Published Manila Standard Today - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Families get new GK houses

AT LEAST 30 families from Our Lady of Victory Training Center for people with disabilities and those who had been affected by court demolition orders, fire incidents, and Typhoon Yolanda from the Visayas are beneficiaries of a housing project in Barangay ... [Published Sun Star Network - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

‘Bambikes’ add more fun in Intramuros, jobs in Tarlac

RIDES FOR A CAUSE The “bambikes” await their next tour customers at the Walled City. Take them for a spin, and you’ll help a Gawad Kalinga (GK) resettlement community in Tarlac province. RICHARD A. REYESHere’s one way to go organic, get a history lesson ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Dare to answer somebody’s prayers

Chicago, IL – The objective seems simple: eradicate poverty for 5 million Filipino families by 2014. But to everyone involved with Gawad Kalinga (GK ), the task seems daunting.Their website describes GK as: “Gawad Kalinga, translated in English means ... [Published Balita - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Coconuts the star attraction at Wychwood Barns festival Aug. 24

Learn all about coconuts Sunday, Aug. 24 at what’s billed as Canada’s first Coconut Festival taking place at Artscape Wychwood Barns.“It seemed long overdue,” said Cassidy Thedorf, the festival’s sales and marketing manager, noting there’s been similar ... [Published My Kawartha - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Housing program benefits indigent families in Davao

Tugbok, Davao City – A housing project here benefitted 30 families – mostly with differently-abled heads or members, street dwellers whose shanties were demolished, and a victim of super-typhoon “Yolanda” from the Visayas.The turnover of the newly built ... [Published Yahoo Philippines News - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 2 reports

Video: Tony Meloto Talks About Nation-Building after Typhoon Haiyan

November’s massive typhoon in the Philippines left behind much destruction. Gawad Kalinga was there immediately . Now, chairman and founder Tony Meloto shares their success in an interview with Rappler.com:  Gawad Kalinga mobilized 1.6 volunteers who ... [Published Skoll Foundation - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

PERRYSCOPE – From the Ashes of Barira Redux

By Perry Diaz(This is a repost of the original article that was posted in Global Balita on September 8, 2005)A throwback to a time when Muslims and Christians in Mindanao worked together to overcome the things that separate them.From the Ashes of Bar ... [Published Kabayan Weekly - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Corruption, red tape drive away investors

11:28 pmby AN administration lawmaker has called for a house cleaning and introduction of reforms that would free up and make it easier for foreign investors to do business in the country.Sen. Paolo Benigno”Bam” Aquino 4th on Monday said red tape and ... [Published Manila Times - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 2 reports

Electrolux starts pre-loved clothes donation drive

Electrolux Philippines has opened its yearly clothing donation drive now called “Delightful-E Simple to Share” with a clever plan on how to put rejected pre-loved items to good use.The Swedish-based electronics brand has been collecting, sorting and washing ... [Published Marketing-interactive.com - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Supporting our communities

Imperial is helping to provide accommodation for the homeless as well as employment opportunities in Rosario, home to our factory in the Philippines.The foundation stone on buildings that will house up to 10 homeless families was laid by Carlos Saez-Diez ... [Published Noodls - Jul 28 2014]

Quotes

"We're very much thankful kasi hindi lang naman bahay ang meron kami. Meron din livelihood programs kung saan nabigyan kami ng pagkakataon na magkaroon ng hanapbuhay, talagang pag-bubutihan naming para sa aming sarili at pamilya" Feliciano Timola, 39, who has been on a wheelchair for quiet sometime
"I will finish 100 barefoot marathons so that it will be difficult for others to break my record" he said. As of this date, he already had 59 runs, nine past the target set by the world record body
According to the organizers, the Healthy Beverages Options Act 4021 "applies to persons, institutions and entities that provide basic education and prohibits provision and selling of (1) soft drinks, sport drinks, punches and iced teas, (2) fruit-based drink which are less than 50% real fruit juice, (3) fruit-based drinks with additional sweeteners, and (4) drinks containing caffeine. It also encourages provision or selling of (1) water, (2) fruit juice with at least 50% real fruit juice content and (3) low- or fat-free milk and calcium fortified milk."
The Best Social Media Movement category is awarded to "a social media account owner or group who launched an online movement working to improve the state of a societal cause in the Philippines."

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Help for help’s sake [Published Manila Bulletin - 16 hours ago]
Turning old clothes into quilts [Published Manila Standard Today - Aug 26 2014]
Fil-Am history conferees celebrate ‘togetherness’ [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 25 2014]
VM Duterte does the ice bucket challenge [Published Sun Star Network - Aug 25 2014]
Families get new GK houses [Published Sun Star Network - Aug 25 2014]
Ice Bucket Challenge chilling up Davao’s local ... [Published Business Week Mindanao - Aug 25 2014]
‘Bambikes’ add more fun in Intramuros, jobs in ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 24 2014]
Missing Jesse [Published Philippine Star - Aug 23 2014]
Dare to answer somebody’s prayers [Published Balita - Aug 22 2014]
Coconuts the star attraction at Wychwood Barns ... [Published My Kawartha - Aug 21 2014]
Fishermen turn into artists in unique livelihoo... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 19 2014]
Leyteño runner sets 2 Guinness records [Published Philippine Star - Aug 19 2014]
Housing program benefits indigent families in D... [Published Yahoo Philippines News - Aug 17 2014]
Steffenposts threepeat in Cobra Ironman [Published Manila Standard Today - Aug 16 2014]
A thousand and one ways to love [Published Manila Bulletin - Aug 15 2014]
Video: Tony Meloto Talks About Nation-Building ... [Published Skoll Foundation - Aug 14 2014]
PERRYSCOPE – From the Ashes of Barira Redux [Published Kabayan Weekly - Aug 14 2014]
#TalkThursday: Building homes and nation-buildi... [Published Rappler - Aug 14 2014]
Opinion: The View From Taft -- Andrea L. Santia... [Published Business World - Aug 13 2014]
NaFFAA elects new leadership, partners with you... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 12 2014]
Corruption, red tape drive away investors [Published Manila Times - Aug 11 2014]
‘Field of Dreams’ Smokey Mountain athlete recei... [Published Interaksyon - Aug 11 2014]
Good design [Published Manila Bulletin - Aug 09 2014]
Health Is Wealth: Healthy Meal Deliveries Plus ... [Published Philippine Star - Aug 09 2014]
MovePH wins Best Social Media Movement in 2014 ... [Published Rappler - Aug 09 2014]
GMA’s Atty. Felipe L. Gozon: An inspiration to ... [Published GMA News Online - Aug 08 2014]
QC gov’t gives P21M to Leyte town still rebuild... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 07 2014]
Fil-Am youth leaders ‘humbled’ by visit to PH [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 07 2014]
Big Boss Summit attended by aspiring entreprene... [Published Manila Standard Today - Aug 05 2014]
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Philippines: From the Philippines: Disaster pre... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 23 2014]
Source: Direct ReliefCountry: Philippines To ensure life-saving medicines are available in the right places and at the right times in the crucial early hours of emergencies, the best route is to have materials on hand before events take place. That’s ...
A Recap of the Inaugural Week of Code in Southe... [Published TechNet Blogs - Jul 17 2014]
From a 700-strong dialogue session in Vietnam, to an endorsement by US President Barack Obama during his visit to Malaysia, we can say that our Asia Pacific Week of Code has been nothing but a success!The Asia Pacific Week of Code kicked off with a ...
Philippines: Rebuilding Livelihoods in the Phil... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 16 2014]
Source: US Agency for International DevelopmentCountry: Philippines On November 8, 2013, Super Typhoon Haiyan made landfall in the Philippines and affected 16 million people, killing thousands and displacing millions. Entire villages and cities were ...
Philippines: Improving Philippines Typhoon Resp... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 29 2014]
Source: Direct ReliefCountry: Philippines A little over one week ago, I traveled to the Philippines with colleagues from the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) and Palantir Technologies to review progress on our shared CGI commitment to improve disaster ...
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 ...
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