We are Grupo Kalinangan

Our Vision

GKI envisions a positive change in the management and preservation of cultural heritage of the Philippines.

Our Mision

To educate and empower local governments, communities and institutions manage their cultural heritage resources more effectively through innovative IT-enabled solutions, platforms, programs and services.

Our Values

Our core values are centered on the concept of heritage and community:  SALAMAT, KAPAMANA

PasaSALAMAT (Gratitude)

KAtapatan (Integrity)

PAg-galang (Respect)

MAlikhain (Innovation)

NAngunguna (Excellence)

 

Our Story

It began with a map and a mission.  And a call for help.

Over nine years since the volunteers of Grupo Kalinangan have formed itself as a team, we have grown into a formidable organization that can readily respond to the needs for our cultural heritage. 

Our Board of Trustees and Officers

Manuel Chan Ligon

Manuel Chan Ligon

CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD

Studied at the Ateneo de Manila, the Philippine School for Business Administration and the Asian Institute of Management. Works for the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas. Dwells in documenting places and faces through photos and information he gathers of the places he has been to.

Manuel Maximo Noche

Manuel Maximo Noche

PRESIDENT

An architect, heritage advocate, author, conservation architect. Currently an Assistant Professor Level III at the College of Architecture, University of Santo Tomas and a Senior Researcher of the Research Cluster for Culture, Arts and the Humanities also of UST.

Rommel Candaza, Jr.

Rommel Candaza, Jr.

VICE-PRESIDENT FOR LGU PARTNERSHIPS

Tourism development consultant, heritage advocate, project development planner.

Richard Bautista

Richard Bautista

Vice-President for Consulting

Heritage architect, NCCA Consultant, tour guide, former UAP Makati Chapter President.

Noriel Cerillo

Noriel Cerillo

Corporate Secretary

Mikhaela Cao

Mikhaela Cao

HEAD OF TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT

Cultural worker and avid reader with a deep interest in Philippine architecture, history and languages.

Stephen John Pamorada

Stephen John Pamorada

Head of Community Engagement

Mark Anthony Glorioso

Mark Anthony Glorioso

Head of Marketing and communications

Our Partners

Our Annual Reports

Annual Report

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