About the organization
GKonomics, a non-profit organization which empowers poor communities to build enterprises that produce world-class products and services in partnership with social entrepreneurs. GKnomics hosts the Pinagsama showroom which displays a number of products, from beautifully crafted chairs and tables to designer handbags.
Retail & Ecommerce
Filipino handcrafts, Jewelry, bags & accessories, Home & décor
What makes it a social enterprise?
GKonomics works in partnership with Gawad Kalinga communities in order to build Filipino global brands that do not leave the poor behind. They seek to find and support social entrepreneurs who will produce world-class products and services in the Philippines, and already supports 50 enterprises in a total of 74 communities.
What is its social cause?Employment development & skills training, Entrepreneurship & local business development, Poverty eradication
Who does it impact?Women, Low-income individuals
Resources to learn more about Gkonomics
[The Philippine Star] Social Business Summit 2013: ‘Sosyal’ or social entrepreneur?