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WHO WE ARE
Gawad Kalinga Community Development Foundation, Inc. (GK) is a Philippine-based movement that aims to end poverty for 5 million families, by first restoring the dignity of the poor.
OUR chairman & TRUSTEES


OUR CHAIRMAN



"Let us make sure that we give our best so the least of our brethren can rise from poverty. Let us allow them to excel themselves for themselves, their families and our country.  Only by rising together can meaningful transformation happen."


— Gawad Kalinga Chairman Tony del Rosario






OUR TRUSTEES



The GK Board consists of a mix of external trustees and key people within the Gawad Kalinga organization to be able to bring the most extensive range of expertise in key areas of GK’s operation. These leaders are distinct in their respective fields, but they are also advocates that have extensive experience and appreciation of GK’s on-ground work, and this enables them to make sound policies that support and facilitate the mission.



The GK Board of Trustees:

1. Atty. Jose Feria Jr., Senior Partner, Feria Tantoco Daos
2. Perpetuo de Claro, Former President and General Manager of Wyeth Philippines
3. Edgardo Chua, Former Chairman and President of Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation
4. Ernesto Maipid, Formation Director of Gawad Kalinga
5. Fr. Bienvenido Nebres, S.J., Former President of Ateneo de Manila University
6. Gerardo Ablaza, Former President and CEO of Manila Water
7. Maria Isabel Cuevas-Santos, Vice President, Property Company of Friends, Inc.
8. Michael Goco, Chief Finance Officer of Gawad Kalinga
9. Jose Luis Oquiñena, Executive Director of Gawad Kalinga
10. Antonio Del Rosario, Chairman

Together with GK leaders from the Kapitbahayan of each community and our heroic on-ground caretakers, the GK Board is helping to prepare and propel the work for the future. The nobility of our volunteers are now matched with good corporate governance across all levels of the GK organization, and we look forward to gaining strength and momentum as we work towards our vision of ending poverty by 2024.

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