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Exactly 5 months 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    

TANAUAN: 1st Batch of Yolanda Survivors to Move Into Their New Homes
"We ask ourselves how we can start over, because it’s not easy. We think about it, we talk about it, but the question is HOW? Do we rely on our own capacity? On the help of others? On their compassion? I don’t know. But amidst all of this I thank God because what He allows to be destroyed, He will also build. We surrender everything to Him.”
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GAWA: An Extraordinary Mission
"I feel like a soldier going to war, because it's difficult to be away from my family and face the challenges on ground. But when I see what the Yolanda survivors are going through, I know we just have to pour our hearts to the work so they can move into their new homes as soon as possible."
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ORMOC: Rising Above Tragedy, Over and Over Again
"Many homes were damaged but what's important is we are all alive and safe. We have God and we have each other. 23 years ago, He helped us recover from Typhoon Uring, and we will stand up again today. For the future of our children, we will help each other recover."
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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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