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Meet the Artisan: Jon Jon
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Meet the Artisan: Jon Jon

Jon Jon is a senior high School student. In 2018, he joined our Artisans of Hope livelihood workshop in search of a summer job. From his first pay doing mosaic art, he was able to buy footwear for his whole family. Over the entire summer, he saved enough to fund his school expenses—including his uniform...

August 23, 2018January 7, 2019by
Donors come together to help sisters Donna, Chona, and Cherry
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Donors come together to help sisters Donna, Chona, and Cherry

In a house on a hill lives Jenny, a mother with three daughters, Donna, Chona, and Cherry. The sisters—aged 7 to 11—love school and have big dreams of being a doctor or teacher one day. Every day, the sisters attend to homework and household chores. The eldest, Donna, helps her mother cook and tend to...

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Philippine Daily Inquirer: Negros foundation gets award for giving 7M meals to kids

Original story at: http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1015318/negros-foundation-gets-award-for-giving-7m-meals-to-kids By Carla P. Gomez BACOLOD CITY — A foundation providing meals to undernourished children in evacuation centers and remote areas received the 1st Kabalikat Achievement Award from the Department of Science and Technology. The Negrense Volunteers for Change (NVC) Foundation was one of the recipients of award for providing 7,471,691 Mingo Meals...

July 30, 2018September 7, 2018by
Bowls of rice in Germany become Mingo Meals for Filipino children
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Bowls of rice in Germany become Mingo Meals for Filipino children

In May 2018, Maite Hontiveros Dittke, owner of Maite’s Asian Cuisine in Düsseldorf, Germany, participated in her city’s Japan Day by selling her famous kamameshi rice. She committed part of the sales towards Mingo. And that is the way it goes with NVC’s donors… From all over the world, we receive help towards feeding more kids,...

July 30, 2018September 7, 2018by
NVC receives DOST Kabalikat Achievement Award
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NVC receives DOST Kabalikat Achievement Award

Reprinted from The Visayan Daily Star By Carla P. Gomez The Negrense Volunteers for Change Foundation was one of the recipients of the 1st Kabalikat Achievement Award from the Department of Science and Technology at the Dusit Thani Manila Hotel in Makati City, yesterday [July 27, 2018]. The award, that was accompanied by a P200,000...

July 28, 2018September 7, 2018by
Diplomats’ spouses sponsor 150 children in 6-month Mingo feeding program
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Diplomats’ spouses sponsor 150 children in 6-month Mingo feeding program

Thank you, Spouses of Heads of Mission (SHOM) in the Philippines for your generous support of our NVC’s nutrition and education programs, given on July 11, 2018. A special thank you to Susan Batungbacal Fries for introducing NVC to the SHOM, and patiently being involved in a long running exchange of communication until the donation...

July 19, 2018November 26, 2018by
Lilang Ala sews school uniforms
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Lilang Ala sews school uniforms

We received happy news that Lilang Ala, a widow with 8 children and an evacuee from Marawi City, has been busy churning out school uniforms using the sewing machine she received through a Project Joseph donor from another part of the world. She is among those to whom we turned over sewing machines during our...

Artist Charlie Co visits the Artisans of Hope workshop
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Artist Charlie Co visits the Artisans of Hope workshop

Did some of his magic rub off? When this 48″x48″ Nespresso, tile, and eggshell mosaic was being created by NVC’s artisans, the revered Negrense artist Charlie Co visited our Artisans of Hope livelihood workshop and observed their work. Forgive us if we’re only imagining it, but we think we heard someone say yesterday that the...

July 14, 2018September 7, 2018by