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Nice to see you again, ReyJohn
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Nice to see you again, ReyJohn

One year ago, ReyJohn was a hungry, unsmiling boy who couldn’t stop eating Mingo Meals (four in one sitting as you can see). We’re back in ReyJohn’s village of Glab in Zamboanga del Sur with a fresh supply Mingo Meals. We don’t know if it’s to us he gave his biggest grin, or if it...

July 27, 2019November 4, 2019by
3 generations of Jacintos celebrate a 91st birthday
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3 generations of Jacintos celebrate a 91st birthday

What happens when a clan celebrates their patriarch’s 91st birthday with a trip on the Mingoy Food Shuttle, and the matriarch, though limited by her medical condition, gathers all her strength and pops in to join the feeding mission? Three generations of the Teng and Nelia Jacinto family made a journey to the countryside yesterday...

July 21, 2019November 4, 2019by
186 LoveBags for Trish’s 60th
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186 LoveBags for Trish’s 60th

When Trish Golez celebrated her 60th birthday, she requested LoveBags for needy schoolchildren instead of presents for herself. Her family and friends all together contributed 126 LoveBags, to which she added 80 more as her own thanksgiving for her milestone year.

July 31, 2019November 4, 2019by
Mother and son journey with NVC
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Mother and son journey with NVC

What does one of the Philippines’ top 100 lawyers (declared by Asian Business Law Journal 2019) do in her spare time? She goes with her teenage son to take a one-hour habal-habal ride and they walk another two hours up a mountain path where experienced motorcyclists dare not tread, to one of their home province’s...

August 2, 2019November 4, 2019by
A giving circle that never ends
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A giving circle that never ends

A Nepalese doctor pays forward the generosity of Filipino fisherfolk who raised money for those affected by the earthquake in his home country. Dr. Rupesh Man Scherchan was a resident orthopedic surgeon at the Makati Medical Center and is now a fellow of Dr. Ramon Gustilo at the Gustilo Clinic and Ambulatory Surgery Center in...

August 8, 2019November 4, 2019by
La Salle HS Class of 1970 visits their sponsored community
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La Salle HS Class of 1970 visits their sponsored community

To celebrate their golden jubilee next year, the Kaisahan Class, Grade School ’66 and High School ’70 of La Salle Bacolod sponsored an NVC community in Sitio Palid Palid of Brgy Cabug, Bacolod. They are sponsoring 40 children in the Mingo Meals nutrition protocol of daily feeding for six months.

August 18, 2019November 4, 2019by
NVC celebrates its 9th birthday
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NVC celebrates its 9th birthday

NVC celebrated its 9th year anniversary this month. Here’s our report card for the past years. We celebrated our anniversary on a Mingoy Food Shuttle outreach. Special thanks to our volunteers who celebrated this milestone with us! At the simple lunch that followed, our guests of honor were a family of 10: Conrado, Carmelita, and...

August 20, 2019November 4, 2019by
War against malnutrition
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War against malnutrition

We’re going to war, and these are our soldiers. It’s a war against malnutrition and we’re fighting for all of the 650 underweight children aged 6 to 71 months in the municipality of Calatrava, Negros Occidental. NVC’s 10 Million Mingo Meals donors are taking on the enrollment of 400 children, with the balance of 250...

September 15, 2019November 4, 2019by
This adaptive athlete is powered by Mingo
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This adaptive athlete is powered by Mingo

Who says that Mingo Meals are only for kids? Certainly not this six footer. Six years ago, when he still had two human legs, Erik Lacson walked with us several kilometers along shoreline stretches in Leyte and Samar, to document our turnover of Peter Project boats to people who lost their boats to Typhoon Haiyan. After that,...

August 28, 2019February 4, 2020by