Organizing communities, enabling them to plan and implement programs, access to resources and services in order to meet priority needs and transforming them into self reliant, self-sufficient and self-governed organizations.
Addressing the problems of homelessness by providing opportunities for housing and housing related services such as building affordable houses for low income groups on labor equity basis. Lobbying for more responsive action and identifying more relocation sites, para legal assistance services for those threatened with eviction. KKI has 3 housing projects: Katilingban Housing (198 households) and Kalinaw Housing (98 households) located in Barangay Sinunuc and Kalambuan Housing (304 households) located in Barangay Maasin, Zamboanga City.
Katilingban sa Kalambuan Org., Inc. (KKI) is a non-government, non-stock and non-profit organization to help the poor and marginalized communities to cope with growing socio-economic problems in Zamboanga City. KatilingbansaKalambuan is a Cebuano word meaning “Community for development or progress”.
KKI isregistered with the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) on January 7, 1998. KKI is also registered and has a licensed to operate as a Civil Society Organization with the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) with a license number DSWD-FO-IX RL-000004-2018 and also duly accredited with Sanguniang Panglunsod.
Katilingban sa Kalambuan Org., Inc. (KKI) started on the year 1995 with Community Organizing, health and Para legal services as take -off programs to assist and improve the living condition of the urban poor communities in Zamboanga City. Through Community Organizing, the aspirationto own a house was conceptualized thus, the birth of the Housing Project was realized. Over the years, it has developed three housing projects and these are the following: (Katilingban Homeowners Association, Kalinaw Homeowners Association and Kalambuan Homeowners Association).|
Alongside these programs, the inception of a “Day Center for Street Children” was launched in 1998, eventually renamed as “Akay Kalinga Center for Street Children”. After which, Tanglaw Buhay Center was established in 2008.
The evolving thrust of the organization has developed a good track record in community organizing and providing safe environment for children with the promotion of children rights by looking at their survival, development, participation and protection.
empowered and gender-sensitive communities, regardless of race, age or religion, where there is fullness of life characterized by basic needs being met, equitable sharing of wealth and resources and people making decisions towards the full realization of justice and peace.
Consolidate and strengthen urban poor community people’s organizations. Develop competent and responsible leaders and members in communities. Enhance access to livelihood opportunities of community partners. Raise public consciousness on social development and human rights.
FR. ANGEL C. CALVO, CMF (+639177102926 )
JOANNA N. CHIONG (+639169869999)
AkayKalinga Center: +62 990 1854
TanglawBuhay Center: +62 993 6746
(Globe) +63 9751523470
+62 955 0661
+62 955 0661