Social Awareness Awards 2016

Social Awareness Awards 2016 nominees

Gawad Kalinga

Gawad Kalinga Community Development Foundation, Inc was formally established in 2003, but the work began as early as 1994 in Bagong Silang, Caloocan City - the biggest squatters relocation site in Metro Manila. Since then it has expanded its work to over 2,000 organised communities and has been adopted in other developing nations like Cambodia, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. Its mission is to end poverty for 5 million Filipino families by 2024.

Roots of Health

Roots of Health is an organisation that seeks to improve the reproductive health of women and girls and to help reduce the incidence of maternal mortality by providing health education and clinical services in communities and in the local university and high school populations.Programming is community or classroom-based, and utilises a human rights framework, which includes the core belief that health is a human right.

Hands on Manila

Formally established in August 2001, Hands On Manila brings to the Philippines an innovative and alternative model of volunteer service. The flexibility model of volunteer service allows for volunteering to be integrated into daily schedules even for busy individuals. Hands On Manila is committed to empowering individuals to act as citizens and realise their ability to contribute to the community in meaningful ways. By providing a variety of flexible tangible volunteer opportunities, HOM seeks to enhance citizen capacity to effectively serve the community.