Barangay Walang Iwanan 2019 Transforms Communities Towards Zero Exclusion, Zero Carbon, and Zero Poverty  

PR 02/02/2019

Gawad Kalinga, Convergences, and ACTED recently held the Barangay Walang Iwanan 2019 Summit (BWI), where delegates gathered to share their insights and expertise on sustainable development and committed themselves to act upon key concerns to bring about…

Living life in a graveyard

Morexette Erram 10/29/2016

Amid the densely populated Sitio Kamansi, Barangay Lorega San Miguel in Cebu City lies a 9,000-square-meter lot that used to be the oldest cemetery in the city. The remains of great Cebuano revolutionary leader Gen. Enrique Lorega,…

Going green for Christmas

Rachel Reyes-Costas 12/21/2015

A FEW days from now and it will be Christmas. People have started to look and shop for Christmas presents. It’s the same thing we do over and over again for birthdays, weddings, graduation or whatever occasions…

Former NBA superstar Allen Iverson to arrive in Manila today

Inquirer 11/03/2014

Allen Iverson and company are arriving in Manila today in preparation for the PCWorx “All In” Charity Basketball Event that will benefit Gawad Kalinga on Wednesday at the Mall of Asia Arena. Iverson, the former NBA MVP…

Who took relief goods? GK Cebu tags a volunteer

Peter L. Romanillos 08/30/2014

TWO months after the ransacking of boxes of relief goods in a storage room of Gawad Kalinga (GK), the non-government organization said they identified a “long-time volunteer” in one incident of unauthorized withdrawal of used clothes on…

Cebu’s chance to host Ironman race again depends on fixing potholes

Dale G. Rosal, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 08/05/2014

After a grueling race on Sunday, they had the energy to carry bags of cement, paint walls and play with children. Several champion athletes and organizers of the Ironman 70.3 flew to Bantayan Island yesterday to break…

Gawad Kalinga:Did looters use hole in CICC ceiling?

Peter L. Romanillos 08/01/2014

A LARGE hole in the ceiling of Gawad Kalinga’s (GK) storage area in the basement of the Cebu International Convention Center (CICC) offers a clue of how their relief goods could have been stolen. Several ceiling panels…

Magpale apologizes to donors for CICC robbery

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 07/31/2014

CEBU Vice Gov. Agnes Magpale yesterday apologized to donors of relief goods that were stolen inside the Cebu International Convention Center (CICC) in Mandaue City last July 18. Though the looted items were stored by Gawad Kalinga,…

Looters of donated relief goods still unidentifed

Peter L. Romanillos 07/30/2014

Inside a glass-walled room, used clothes are scattered on the floor, and spill out of balibayan boxes that look forced open. The large room in the groundfloor of the Cebu International Convention Center’s (CICC) is being used…

Cebu LGUs ink ‘bayanihan’ agreement

Victor Anthony V. Silva 06/13/2014

FIVE towns and one city in northern Cebu pledged to uphold the “bayanihan spirit” after the conclusion of the Gawad Kalinga Bayani Challenge in Bogo City yesterday. One volunteer, 47-year-old Imelda Ruiz of barangay Binabag, Bogo City,…

Globe builds houses for Yolanda victims

Leslee B. Morales 02/18/2014

WHEN Typhoon Yolanda hit the Visayas area last year, one of the places that had the worst devastation was the city of Ormoc. Hundreds of families lost their livelihood and became homeless. Globe through their corporate social…

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