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END POVERTY. HELP BUILD SHARING & CARING COMMUNITIES.

WHO WE ARE

GK1 World Foundation, collectively known as Gawad Kalinga USA is the lead partner organization of the Gawad Kalinga Global Community and its mission partners in creating a sustainable template to end poverty.

Gawad Kalinga USA aims to uplift the Philippines as a nation; to build a country full of hope. We envision a nation made up of sharing and caring communities dedicated to eradicating poverty and restoring human dignity.


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IMPACT

Gawad Kalinga USA has significantly contributed to building 3,000 cohesive communities across the Philippines.  Over 5,000 local leaders work in solidarity with poor communities, volunteers, local government units and private institutions.

These communities allow us to listen to their most pressing concerns and inform us how to best respond to their needs.

HOPE STORIES

Stories inspired by the people who rediscover hope amid adversity. Having the chance to connect with our brothers and sisters on the ground allows us to share their perspectives on poverty. Read on for stories of the people who need help the most.

EVENTS

Upcoming local and national GK USA events in your area. 

  • Gawad Kalinga Expo 2024
    Gawad Kalinga Expo 2024
    Fri, Oct 04
    Manila
    Oct 04, 2024, 8:00 AM GMT+8 – Oct 05, 2024, 12:00 PM GMT+8
    Manila, Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines
    Oct 04, 2024, 8:00 AM GMT+8 – Oct 05, 2024, 12:00 PM GMT+8
    Manila, Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines
    21 Years of Bayanihan!
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  • Small Efforts Lead to Big Impact
    Small Efforts Lead to Big Impact
    Ongoing fundraising campaign
    Give today!
    Ongoing fundraising campaign
    Give today!
    Ongoing fundraising campaign
    Give today!
    This Giving Tuesday, Choose to Give Monthly. Our annual microdonations campaign aims to raise small, monthly donations from supporters like you so that we can help end poverty in the Philippines.
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  • Run with Purpose: Support GK USA Miami Asst. Area Director Marie "Maylin" Pena's Marathon for Impact
    Run with Purpose: Support GK USA Miami Asst. Area Director Marie "Maylin" Pena's Marathon for Impact
    Be a sponsor, be a change-maker.
    https://gk-usa.salsalabs.org/miamimarathon2
    Be a sponsor, be a change-maker.
    https://gk-usa.salsalabs.org/miamimarathon2
    Be a sponsor, be a change-maker.
    https://gk-usa.salsalabs.org/miamimarathon2
    Miami Marathon 2024 is more than a personal challenge for Maylin, it's a chance to transform lives of poor Filipinos through GK USA's Platforms of Solidarity. Your support matters, together let's help end poverty.
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NORTH COTABATO PRODUCTIVITY HUB

GK and GK USA share the desire and mission to ensure that the journey that started with providing land and homes will culminate with families getting out of poverty by enabling mechanisms to trigger economic productivity to catapult families towards sustained and transformative income streams.

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Gawad Kalinga USA NextGen is an innovative program within Gawad Kalinga USA dedicated to inspiring and empowering the next generation of leaders across the United States. Their mission is to mobilize young individuals to drive impactful change and alleviate poverty in the Philippines through sustainable community development initiatives.

Be the HOPE
Heroes of Poverty Eradication 

Give the gift of hope today.
Donate and transform lives.

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