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CCT Kaibigan Ministry, Inc

The CCT Kaibigan Ministry, Inc. (CCT KMI) is a member of the CCT Group of Ministries, committed to creating lasting wholistic change among the poorest of the poor focusing on the street dwelling individuals and families. This ministry was conceptualized by Ms. Ruth S. Callanta, founder and President of the CCT Group of Ministries. CCT KMI was inspired by the passage from Ezekiel 37:1-6, which speaks of dry bones being brought to life by the Lord. Just like the dry bones in this passage, the street dwellers have lost their hope and were cut off from the rest of society.  Just as the Lord asked Ezekiel to prophesy, He made breath enter these bones and they came to life.

The Kaibigan Ministry takes the street dwellers off the streets to give them the chance to get back to life. Its pilot project was in November 2005 as a response to the increasing number of pavement dwellers in Metro Manila. The ministry reaches out to the street dwellers that are deprived of the basic amenities for daily survival and are most prone to disease, natural disasters and accidents. The desire is to understand individual situations for appropriate interventions and services. The ministry brings hope by sharing God’s Word with street dwellers.

The basic intervention of CCT KMI starts with the formation of “street fellowship” or on-site street support fellowship with Bible studies and provision of supplementary feeding. This is utilized as a strategy to develop a trusting relationship with the target groups, provide grassroots counseling, medical assistance and other services which respond to pavement dweller’s immediate needs for survival. Programs gradually expanded to include  skills training, livelihood options, functional literacy, family reunification, job placement, job contracting and networking with government and institution partners. Value formation is embedded in all programs. The ministry brings hope by sharing God’s Word with street dwellers. 

CONTACT INFO

Website

http://cctkaibigan.blogspot.com/

Email

Contact Number
(02) 524-1819 L212

Contact Persons
Ruth S. Callanta, President
Arleia Agustin, Officer-In-Charge

LOCATION

Address
5th Floor, Echelon Tower, 2100 A. Mabini St., Malate, Manila

Region
NCR (National Capital Region)

PCNC CERTIFICATION

Category
Social Welfare and Development

PCNC Certification No.
N/A

Date Certified

08/25/2021

Date of Expiry

08/24/2026

BIR CERTIFICATION

BIR Certification No.

178-2018

Date Certified

11/23/2018

Date of Expiry

12/13/2020