Welcome to the new face of GK USA

We welcome you to GK1 World Foundation (GK USA) as we launch this whole new GK USA website.  Registered as a 501c3 not for profit organization, GK USA is the lead partner organization of the Gawad Kalinga global community and its mission partners in creating a sustainable template to end poverty.  At the heart of GK’s community-centered approach are presence and values formation and a culture of sharing and caring as it engages and mobilizes all sectors of society in its efforts.  GK USA also endeavors to foster a deeper sense of community among Filipinos living in the United States, connecting them to this mission to bring it to fruition in the motherland and the rest of the world.


  • April 29, 2017
    5:00 pm

Fun Ride for A Great Cause! Sikad ng Bayan (Cycling for the Nation) is an annual bike ride that began with a goal of raising funds to build preschools for less fortunate communities in Gawad Kalinga (GK) villages in the Philippines.  In 2016, Sikad ng Bayan build its first GK Village consisting of twenty homes (more…)

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Gawad Kalinga focuses on the restoration of the dignity of the poor by building colorful GK homes in beautiful communities to engage the people to have a stake in their future. Social entrepreneurship is about utilizing business and professional tools to find solutions to social problems, either as non-profits or as for-profits. There are generations of Filipinos in the US who know very little to none about the motherland. To care for a country and its people, there has to be a connection. One possible solution: educate.

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