Gawad Kalinga Bayani Challenge 2012: Pilipinas Ngayon Na!
Bayani Challenge 2012: Pilipinas Ngayon Na!
Amlan, Negros Oriental
Bayani Challenge 2012: Pilipinas, Ngayon Na! More than 10,000 present-day heroes embarked on a 5-day test of courage, endurance and love for country.
The GK Bayani Challenge is a 5-day test of courage, endurance and love for the country that Gawad Kalinga has been staging annually since 2006. Teams of 15 people go on an adventure to plant hope on ground by building sustainable communities, fostering friendships, and transforming lives that are critical to nation-building.
Hometown activities that would take place during the 5-day Bayani Challenge are: Building of homes – Build an actual home for a family and experience everything from laying the foundation, attaching the roof, painting the walls, and landscaping; Paraisong Pambata – Create an environment of fun and learning for children aged 6 to 10 years old through feeding programs, storytelling lessons, games, and a Sports Clinic; School Build – Make public schools conducive to learning by refurbishing rooms, painting walls, landscaping gardens, and repairing tables and chairs; Environment – Be a hero for the environment by planting trees and organizing clean-up drives; and Community Health – Share the importance of health by conducting a nutrition program, medical check-ups and health consultations among the different barangays.
Our Outfit's Involvement in Gawad Kalinga (Bayani Challenge)
2012-Amlan, Negros Oriental
2013-San Remegio, Cebu
Photo Credits: Leaders' Council (Sacred Heart School-Ateneo de Cebu)