About Gawad Galing Kooperatiba Awards

The awarding of Natatanging Kooperatiba ng Taon is being conducted every October as part of the celebration of Cooperative Month. The award was institutionalized thru a Sangguniang Panlalawigan Resolution No. 449 on August 9, 1989.

On July 13, 2017, the Natatanging Kooperatiba ng Taon was amended and renamed Gawad Galing Kooperatiba by virtue of Sangguniang Panlalawigan KautusanBlg. 39-2017. The amendments were made to level-up, enhance and keep abreast with the changing times

Objectives of Gawad Galing Kooperatiba Awards

GGK aims to:

  • Recognize the exemplary accomplishments of cooperatives based on four aspects of criteria such as organizational development, management, financial management and community participation.
  • Serve as a role model and benchmark of other cooperatives to excel.
  • Inspire the awardees and make them proud of their cooperatives