Monday, February 6, 2017

Books turned over to Lamlifew Integrated School

"Books, tapes & other educational materials donated by GFI. Thank you very much!" - Ireneo Caya, Lamlifew Integrated School Principal
Books were turned over by Sulong Karunungan Program under the office of Sarangani Province Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon after picking up the boxes in General Santos City. Thank you for all donors/supporters in Atlanta and all volunteers in the GFI Mindanao Outreach too.






5 GFI boxes sent in December 2016


Galing Foundation, Inc. box numbers 305-309 was shipped early December 2016.

Thank you to Ms. Gemma Bennett and her daughter for donating lots of literature books, videos and crafting supplies. These educational materials will benefit Landan National High School and Maligo Elementary School in Polomolok, South Cotabato. Thank you GFI volunteer Hannah Turner. Thank you Mr. Jay Suarez for picking up the boxes. Thank you GFI Volunteers M and Hannah for helping.











4 GFI Boxes shipped in January 2017


4 boxes were shipped in January 2017 containing Bobs Skechers shoes for Maligo Elementary School in Polomolok, South Cotabato, books for Maligo Public Library and books for Lamlifew Integrated School in Malungon, Sarangani Province. The shoes were donated by the Atlanta based non-profit organization Caring for Others thru the Makabayan Georgia, Inc.

Thank you to GFI volunteer Hannah!

4 Boxes shipped in January 2017
















4 boxes were shipped in January 2017 containing Bobs Skechers shoes for Maligo Elementary School in Polomolok, South Cotabato and books for Lamlifew Integrated School in Malungon, Sarangani Province. The shoes were donated by the Atlanta based non-profit organization Caring for Others thru the Makabayan Georgia, Inc.



Book Turned Over to Maligo Public Library

Some books collected in Atlanta were turned over to Barangay Maligo, Polomolok, South Cotabato as additional resource materials for their Barangay Library.

Thank you to book donors and GFI Mindanao Outreach Volunteer Nachy Latimban for facilitating the turn over.

Photo credits: Nachy Latimban






Solar Lights for Maligo Elementary School

"We received the inflatable solar light last week. Thank you very much for your generosity to Maligo Elementary School. God bless!" - Maligo Elementary School

15 solar lanterns were turned over to the school principal and some teachers of Maligo Elementary School. Thank you GFI Mindanao Outreach Volunteer Nachy Latimban for facilitating the turn over. Thank you to the Cross of Life Church Social Concerns Ministry in Roswell, Georgia for sponsoring the solar lanterns.

Photo credits: Maria Cecillia Seballos-Cervantes





Thursday, December 29, 2016

2016 GFI Mindanao Outreach Report

Galing Foundation, Inc.Mindanao Outreach Report featuring school recipients of educational resources donated from partners in Atlanta. We are thankful to the support of the GFI Mindanao Outreach Coordinator Jocelyn Robles and volunteers, our local government partners thru Sulong Sarangani Program under the Office of Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon, the Department of Education-Sarangani Schools Division, Lamlifew Integrated School c/o Sir Ireneo Caya, Amado M. Quirit Sr. National High School c/o Maam Cecil Paydue/Cecil Duero, and Maligo Elementary School c/o Sir Ranis.

Thank you as well to Queen of Angels Catholic School, members of the Cross of Life Lutheran Church, some members of Cross Culture Church, and individual donors for the educational resource materials sent in 2016.
Music used in this video/slideshow courtesy of the Blaan Faglung music recorded by German ethnomusicologist Hans Brandeis.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

GFI Boxes 305-309 shipped

Thank you to Ms. Gemma Bennett and her daughter for donating lots of literature books, videos and crafting supplies. These educational materials will benefit Landan National High School and Maligo Elementary School in Polomolok, South Cotabato.
Ms. Gemma Bennett with her niece and GFI volunteer Hannah




















Thank you for Cross of Life Church-Social Concern Committee for the support in funding the shipping of the boxes.