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COMMUNITIES IN DAVAO DEL SUR

GK Benjamin Bautista
GK COMMUNITY
Hagonoy, Davao del Sur
$0The beneficiaries are residents of local barangays with unsafe dwelling and mostly not decent to live in. Most of these families lived in the public market area with poor sanitation and unsafe environment. Others lived in hillsides where landslides are prone to happen anytime. Their income ranges at P 100.00 per day from seasonal, contractual jobs and most of them depends on a very meager daily wage and irregular support of family members.$0$0 $0$0Now, each of the Kapitbahayan lives in a concrete duplex house with fresh air and clean environment surrounding them. Part of the 1.5 hectares is intended for productivity area where they now enjoy their fresh produce and became an additional source of their income. Also through GK, they've learned and became trained masons and carpenters. $0$0 $0$0With the strong partnership of Gawad Kalinga, initiative of then mayor Restituto C. Ornales and the Local Government Unit of Sulop, electrical, drainage and water system was set in place. Couples for Christ Partners from Brampton, Canada saw the plight and the effort of the Kapitbahayan and the Caretaker team of the site, so they decided to build their village in Sulop.  $0

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