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1 year after Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) made landfall
and wreaked havoc in the Philippines,
GK is now on FULL BLAST with Yolanda reconstruction.

Through the combined efforts and resources of partners, volunteers, 
GK workers and our very own residents, we have made significant
headway in our roof repair, Balangay (fishing boats distribution) and
housing reconstruction. Now we need YOU to help SCALE UP
so we can each more families faster. 


HOW YOU CAN HELP    

A Chance to Feed
A crowd of around 850 filled the stretch of NPO Road intersecting EDSA at 7 in the morning last Sunday, November 23, as the once homeless poor of Gawad Kalinga brought breakfast to feed the hungry homeless of the NIA triangle.
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GK, Australian government turn-over housing units to homeowners
"Streets named after cities in Australia in a GK village that the Australian nation funded where families who survived Typhoon Haiyan will be relocated...
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Poe joins GK in war vs hunger
MANILA, Philippines - At least for a day, Sen. Grace Poe-Llamanzares helped assuage the hunger of 1,000 street dwellers as part of her continuing crusade against hunger and malnutrition.
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By Land, Air or Sea
One year after Haiyan, we honor the silent heroes who continue to challenge the impossible with us, ensuring that real hope is immediately brought to where it is needed most.
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The Genius of the Filipino Poor
Sometimes it takes a non-Filipino to discover something great about us that we often ignore, do not notice, or take for granted. Sometimes we need foreign eyes to make us believe that there is more to what we already see.
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Joyful Anticipation
One year after Haiyan, the local government and people of Buntod teach us that a big part of rebuilding consists of finding joy in the waiting.
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ENDING POVERTY FOR 5 MILLION FAMILIES BY 2024
“Gawad Kalinga,” translated in English means to “give care”, is a Philippine-based movement that aims to end poverty by first restoring the dignity of the poor. It employs an integrated and holistic approach to empowerment  with values-formation and leadership development at its core. Established in 2003, The Foundation currently works with over 2,000 communities and has been recognized as the 2006 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee & 2012 Skoll Awardee for Social Entrepreneurship.


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