GUGMA SA KABATAAN
HEAD OF THE ORGANIZATION
Mr. Jonah Acuña Domingo, RSW,
BACKGROUND OF THE ORGANIZATION
Gugma sa Kabataan is registered as non-profit incorporation in the Philippines, run by its members
OBJECTIVES & MISSION
An empowering place for street children to enjoy survival, development, protection, and participation towards a transforming community with HOPE, FAITH, and LOVE.
Working with the street children in providing opportunities to be integrated into family, school, and labor.
Preventing children from choosing the street to be their home or place of livelihood.
To provide training in skills that are needed to be self-reliant.
To re-establish contacts with their families and if not feasible to make referrals with other organizations for residence.
To provide alternative schools that will update information and knowledge.
Hughes Bachelor’s Pad, Brgy.17, Magsaysay-M.H. Del Pilar Street, Cagayan de Oro
(088) 231 6351
Children at risk: children in street situations
Jonah Acuña Domingo
PROGRAMS AND SERVICES
Gugma sa Kabataan gives help to groups of children of three different kinds. The first group is the thirty-one children connected to the day centre of Gugma sa Kabataan. The second group is the sixty poorest children of elementary and high school, GsK supports them with food and school supplies. The last group composed of fourteen children in prison, every two weeks GsK provides soap, toothpaste, and English classes. When necessary, GsK also provides clothing and slippers. Gugma sa Kabataan is active in five different areas:
(Education, Health, Advocacy and Public Relations, Community, Organization & Development)