Let us visit some of the most compelling and powerful stories that can serve as an inspiration to all of us. With faith in God and enrichment through involvement with GKONOMICS, these people have transformed not only their own lives, but also of those around them. These are stories of determination, grit, and humble beginnings. These are the GKon Stories.
Our very first official GKONOMICS video produced in 2011 featured our very first GKONOMIST, Dino Pineda, who set up a garments sewing enterprise in GK Pandi, Bulacan, and our very first Gawad Kalinga community-based enterprise in GK Sunshineville, Las Pinas producing upcycled doy products.
Check out in our GKON STORIES section above the inspiring stories of Dino Pineda and GK Sunshineville and see how they have transformed not just their respective communities but also the lives of thousands! and future generations
Happy Helpers is a social enterprise based in GK Pinagsama, Taguig that provides cleaning services.
They work with many residents of the disadvantaged communities in the area and they have been implementing an empowerment program to ensure the transformative impact of their social business on their community partners.
Founded by Maan Sicam and Jo Bernardo-Endaya in 2015, Happy Helpers is not just cleaning homes, they are transforming communities through women empowerment. They represent a great example for other social enterprises to follow.
Coming soon.... a compilation of published media articles about GKONOMICS.
Coming soon... a compilation of GKONOMICS newsletters over the years.
Alecsandra Ghita was part of the SAP Sabbatical Program. Together with two other established IT professionals, Rui Sosa and April Leng, they spent two months in the Philippines in 2016 working on projects that helped improve the work of GKONOMICS.
GKONOMICS has worked with many AISEC international volunteers over the years and they have been instrumental in a number of significant developments in GKONOMICS' work.
One of them, Hang Phuong Tran, shares about her experience.
PHOTO CREDIT: Diane Wallace
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