Kapamagogopa Inc. (KI, Muslims Sharing Skills for Peace and Development)

This data was last updated on 11 October 2009.

Address: Door No.06 A & B Apartment
Block 02, Purok Anthurium
Mahayahay, Iligan City, PH
Website: http://www.ki-volunteer.org
Mission: Kapamagogopa is an interfaith organization whose mission is to help create and sustain communities within the Philippines that are peaceful, prosperous and self-reliant. They intend to train volunteers to develop skills to foster peace and development. They also strive to promote better understanding and harmonious relationships between and amongst different faiths.

Country: Philippines
Type of Organization: Interfaith
Constructive Practices: Peacebuilding and Development
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History: On the 20th of April, 2004 Kapamagogopa Incorporated was first conceptualized and developed as a Muslim Volunteering Organization with the help of the Ulamas, NGOs, local leaders and Muslim scholars.

Description: Kapamagogopa is a Maranao word for sharing. This non-profit organization works in areas where there is still tension between the Muslim and Christian Filipino communities. KI also works in poverty-stricken areas.

Programs and Events: Kapamagogopa's programs include capacity building, volunteer placement, networking, advocacy, and interfaith dialogue. These programs are focused in four different areas:
1. Improving Muslim-Christian relations.
2. Improving the community's access to proper health care and sanitation.
3. Developing self-sufficient livelihoods.
4. Developing sustainable natural resources for the community.