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PLDT partners with Japan's NTT for new mobile data service

May 01, 2016 - 11:10 PM

PLDT says the new mobile data service targets the roughly 240 000 Filipinos residing in Japan

STRENGTHEN FOOTPRINT. Japan's NTT group owns 20% stake in Philippines' PLDT

Bayani Brew: Tea for everyday heroes

Jan 20, 2016 - 11:52 AM

When business meets social good entrepreneurs can make a big difference

SOCIAL ENTERPRISES. Social entrepreneurs combine good business with social good. Image courtesy of the Social Business Summit 2016 organizers

Gawad Kalinga to hold 3rd Global Social Business Summit

Jan 13, 2016 - 1:26 PM

Gawad Kalinga s 3rd Global Social Business Summit aims to bring together people from different sectors to collaborate on solutions to global problems

Lawyers share holiday spirit

Dec 22, 2015 - 11:17 AM

The Philippine Bar Association brings Christmas cheer to children living in a Gk community

Farmers, mothers can now dream – thanks to peanut spreads

Oct 19, 2015 - 9:00 AM

First Harvest works directly with peanut farmers in Bulacan helping them secure planting materials and commit to purchasing their produce

'Superhots' spicing up PH chili industry

Jul 11, 2015 - 12:33 PM

Superhots enter as the newcomer with the nuclear heat that has taken over the world Like fruits that are turned into wine chilies are differentiated by variety origin and harvest time

BUDDING VENTURE. Martin Nunga and the Anatalio sisters Auie (not in photo) and Alyssa, the young social entrepreneurs behind the hit Hot Papa chili salsa at the Second Chili Festival. Photos by Shadz Loresco/Rappler

The genius of the poor: 'Ditch the shirt and tie!'

Nov 24, 2014 - 5:33 PM

Simply by being here among the people and showing a genuine interest in their lives seems to have sent a powerful message to this community that they matter

Manhattan to Bulacan: A Fil-Am's journey home

Oct 11, 2014 - 8:30 AM

Immersing myself here has allowed me to learn so much about the history and culture and has given me new insights about my family and myself

Want to start a farm? 3 tips from Kiko Pangilinan

Oct 07, 2014 - 12:26 PM

Presidential Assistant on Food Security and Agricultural Modernization Francis Pangilinan says only a strong private public partnership can sustain growth in the agricultural sector

FARMER-CENTERED. Secretary Francis Pangilinan says the problem with Philippine agriculture is the lack of respect for farmers. File photo from the Office of the Presidential Assistant for Food Security and Agricultural Modernization

IN PHOTOS: #EndPoverty: Social Business Summit 2014

Oct 05, 2014 - 7:51 PM

A recap of Gawad Kalinga s Social Business Summit 2014 in photos

Nation building through tourism, design and new media

Oct 04, 2014 - 9:15 PM

How can tourism design and online media help build a nation?

'We need prosperity to sustain peace'

Oct 04, 2014 - 12:51 PM

Armed Forces of the Philippines chief General Gregorio Pio Catapang Jr says achieving peace is not the end but the first step

PEACE AND PROSPERITY. AFP chief General Gregorio Pio Catapang Jr says it is both peace and prosperity that establishes the groundwork for economic development in the country. File photo

In entrepreneurship, 'responsibility key to sustainability'

Oct 03, 2014 - 12:31 PM

There is a paradox to not paying taxes By being irresponsible to community and country you are being irresponsible to yourself says Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima

PAYING TAXES. Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima and Bureau of Internal Revenue Commissioner Kim Henares encourage social entrepreneurs to contribute in nation-building through taxpaying. Photos by Linh Do/Gawad Kalinga

How to #EndPoverty? Develop state universities

Oct 02, 2014 - 5:28 PM

In the Philippines about 200 higher education institutions already offer programs on entrepreneurship

POWER OF EDUCATION. Senator Pia Cayetano, CHED Chairperson Patricia Licuanan, and TESDA Director-General Joel Villanueva talk about why social entrepreneurship also involves the young. Photos by Linh Do/Gawad Kalinga

‘Walang iwanan’ economy: Bridging markets, communities

Oct 02, 2014 - 12:35 PM

The Go Negosyo Act enacted last July encourages the creation of micro small and medium enterprises in the Philippines

BRIDGES. During the 2014 Social Business Summit, Senator Bam Aquino talks about connecting businesses and communities in the Philippines through social entrepreneurship. Photo by Linh Do/Gawad Kalinga

Involving the community against hunger in Kusina ng Kalinga

Sep 03, 2014 - 1:24 PM

By fostering a more personal approach in the fight against hunger a sustainable future is within reach

#TalkThursday: Building homes and nation-building after Haiyan

Aug 15, 2014 - 12:07 PM

Rappler talks to Gawad Kalinga founder Tony Meloto about the NGO s efforts to aid in rehabilitation after Super Typhoon Haiyan Yolanda

Feeling jaded, I volunteered after Haiyan

Jun 07, 2014 - 9:39 AM

Working in the Rappler office in Manila and being miles away from the heart of the devastation made photos just photos Without knowing it I eventually lost the tight feeling in my throat whenever I read a survivor’s story or watched a video of a destroyed town

Despite needing much more, the locals of the GK Albuera Village acted like our presence was enough. Photo by Paul Garcia

Keeping libraries alive

May 21, 2014 - 12:04 PM

Young leaders in Manila are building libraries where they are most needed: communities where books are still the lifeblood of learning

British ambassador opens home for kids' football training

May 08, 2014 - 8:49 PM

Kids from underprivileged communities in Metro Manila will be playing for 11 foreign posts in a tournament called the Ambassador s Cup on May 10

Social entrepreneurs and farmers for social change

Oct 05, 2013 - 2:58 PM

How can social businesses help improve the agricultural sector? Stakeholders discuss different initiatives in the Social Business Summit 2013

PE supervisors paint, landscape Mabinay classrooms

Apr 19, 2013 - 6:41 PM

DepEd PE and Sports supervisors held a Gawad Kalinga Bayanihan Build two days before the Palaro

The new sexy: Social entrepreneurship

Jun 25, 2012 - 10:51 AM

Our generation is so restless always looking for meaning They’re clamoring for careers that have an impact on society Young people don’t want the cubicle career They’re looking for work they’re really passionate about