Our mission is to provide books to public libraries and school supplies to indigent children in the Philippines.
“Education is the key to Asia’s success” Former Philippines President Fidel V. Ramos
1) To partner with rural public libraries, providing them materials that will facilitate a learning environment available to all children;
2) To provide indigent school children access to books (encyclopedias, dictionaries, textbooks, references) with emphasis on early childhood education enabling them to acquire functional English literacy
3) To provide educational and training tools (books & videos) to teachers and caregivers; and
4)To provide indigent children school supplies and decent clothing.
Galing is a Filipino word that means “Great”. GFI believes that every child is indeed GREAT! It was founded by Ms. Toni Daya-Luetgers in May 12, 2005 with 40 indigent school children in Lucban, Quezon Province. GFI was incorporated in the State of Georgia on June 26, 2006. In 2007, it started its outreach among schools in Visayas and Mindanao.As of March 2009, there are 14 schools assisted by GFI.