Church Groups & NGOs

GK Canada honours builders of homes for typhoon Yolanda victims
Phil star Global
January 5, 2016
“Gawad Kalinga Canada (GKC) recently honored 19 organizations and private individuals for their major contribution to the organization’s rebuilding efforts in Leyte province in the aftermath of typhoon Haiyan…”
Read more. 

Gawad Kalinga Canada unveils new anti-poverty partners
The Philippine Inquirer
December 8, 2015
“The Canadian branch of a renowned anti-poverty organization in the Philippines unveiled a tripartite partnership for sustainable development at a recent meeting of donors and supporters…”
Read more.

Virgin de Barangay anniversary celebration at MFFC
The Philippine Reporter
October 28, 2015
“The Virgin de Barangay of Scarborough held their anniversary with Holy Mass celebrated by Rev. Fr. Joel Pabilona at the St. Marie De Leuca convent in Markham…”
Read more. 

PCCF (Philippine Canadian Charitable Foundation) 5th Anniversary Pictorial
The Philippine Reporter
October 28, 2015
Photos from the Philippine Canadian Charitable Foundation 5th Anniversary…
Read more. 

Selling a dream that can come true
The Philippine Inquirer
September 27, 2015
“After building numerous Gawad Kalinga homes and communities, Mr. Meloto has started the Gawad Kalinga Enchanted Farm and the SEED Program, where youth from impoverished families have the opportunity to build and find their dreams…”
Read more. 

Gawad Kalinga: Time for an independant assessment 
The Rappler
June 1, 2015
Sylvia Estrada Claudio addresses doubts surrounding the Gawad Kalinga community in terms of gender roles within the family, reproductive rights, and contradictions in development. “What is its analysis of the causes of poverty that would make it say that its programs truly address poverty? Does it allow contraceptives in its communities and as part of the health programs it provides?…” 
Read more. 

Racism, sexism, and the curious case of Gawad Kalinga’s Tony Meloto
The Philippine Inquirer
May 25, 2015
“A movement that mobilizes people, including those from the middle class, to build homes for those who are struggling, to take on the problem of poverty, can be a force for good. There’s always the risk of creating a cult-like organization with an annoying and counter-productive ‘we-are-the-saviors-of-the-poor’ attitude, especially if that movement doesn’t bother to address issues of inequality and social injustice at the root of many of the country’s problems…”
Read more. 

Canadian Baptist Church Holds Conference in Philippines to Encourage Filipino Pastors
The Christian Post
March 4, 2015
“A Canada-based Baptist church had the burden – not to evangelize, but to encourage, empower and equip Filipino pastors in their respective missions and ministries in the Philippines. Solid Rock Baptist Church, a local and independent church in Alberta, Canada recently held its fourth Pastor’s School conference las week from February 23-27 at the Tagaytay Mission Camp…” 
Read more. 

GK funding 106 homes for Haiyan survivors
The Philippine Reporter
December 5, 2014
“Gawad Kalinga Philippines is constructing a total of 106 houses for the survivors of typhoon Haiyan in the province of Leyte and Iloilo from donations coursed through Gawad Kalinga Canada…”  
Read more.

Welcome to Sorsogon, Philippines
World Vision Canada
December 2, 2014
“The Sorsogon community is home to more than 90,000 people… illegal fishing practices, inadequate waste removal, and overfishing have destroyed the coral reefs and decreased the fish supply…”
Read more. 

Filipinos bring a resurgence to Regina’s Catholic churches
CBC News
September 23, 2014
The increasing number of Filipino immigrants to Saskatchewan is challenging and changing the traditional Regina Catholic Church. “‘Our congregation has grown I’m sure by 25 to 30 per cent because of the immigrant population,’ said Father Lorne Crozon, the Rector of Holy Rosary Cathedral…” 
Read more. 

Local man to help in Philippines
Nugget
November 26, 2013
“Canadem is a non-profit agency which works to advance international peace and security through the rapid mobilization and management of experts committed to international service. It bills itself as Canada’s civilian reserve…” 
Read more. 

Grant to help children in the Philippines
World Vision Canada
November 19, 2013
World Vision Canada received $2 million from the Government of Canada grant to bring support to victims of Typhoon Haiyan…
Read more. 

Renal nurses group helps Pinoys in Ontario, PH
The Philippine Reporter
November 9, 2012
The Filipino Renal Nurses Association of Ontario (FRANO) strive to “give back to the community more to the people who are confined to the different hospitals not only in Toronto but also in other parts of the Philippines.” Working with Gawad Kalinga, FRANO also hopes to emphasize aid for “homeless Kababayan and victims of calamities in the Philippines…”
Read more. 

Gawad Kalinga summit in Toronto targets 100,000 volunteers
The Philippine Inquirer
June 29, 2012
“700 delegates from North America, Europe and Asia attended the two-day summit held at the Allstream Center in Toronto.Twenty-five percent of North American GK village sponsorships come from Canadian partners, which account for 80 villages…”
Read more. 

Gawad Kalinga volunteers gather in Canada for global summit
GMA News Online
June 11, 2012
“Volunteers of the Philippine non-government organization Gawad Kalinga (GK) held their fourth Global Summit in Toronto, Canada from June 8 to 9…”
Read more. 

Friends of Jesus Christ fundraising concert
The Philippine Reporter
April 8, 2011
The congregation of the Friends of Jesus Christ in Scarborough Ontario aims to raise renovation funds by holding a concert that will feature contemporary Filipino folk dances among others…
Read more. 

APO endorses Gawad Kalinga
The Philippine Reporter
May 1, 2004
After 17 years, APO staged a comeback to Toronto at the International Centre in Mississauga. APO encouraged the crowd to read the brochure distributed by ANCOP International Canada, Inc, sponsor of  Gawad Kalinga project in the Philippines…”
Read more. 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s