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Vicky hand carries a $10 donation from a cabbie
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Vicky hand carries a $10 donation from a cabbie

  Vicky Torre has lived in the USA for a long time and to the Philippines last week for a break. She hired car service to take her to the airport and board her flight home. As she pulled out money to pay the driver, he handed her a US$10.00 bill and said, “I have to give you money too. Take...

December 4, 2013January 7, 2019by
Mingo drinking contest!
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Mingo drinking contest!

We are amazed at how volunteers can creatively inject fun into a catastrophic situation. Thanks to Bea Jarantilla and her troop who brought Mingo to Carles, and Manon Hernaez who donated Mingo, the kids had a bunch of fun with Mingo while getting their nutrition, too.

4,922 Mingo Meals!
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4,922 Mingo Meals!

Fab After 40 blogger Chinie Hidalgo Diaz sent us this heartwarming message, which came with the drawing above:   Hi! Decided to raise funds on my own since I wanted pure Mingo Mission Funds. Hehe! Anyway was able to raise funds for 4,822 Mingo meals. Whee!   That’s for the Mingo with a bottle of water...

November 24, 2013July 8, 2018by
Evelyn and 125 Mingo Meals
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Evelyn and 125 Mingo Meals

Evelyn wishes to remain anonymous beyond her first name, but we’d like to share her story anyway.   Evelyn works in a beauty salon in Manila. This morning, Mariel, one of NVC Manila’s members, visited the establishment. As she was about to leave the place, Evelyn slipped a P500 bill into Mariel’s hands, saying, “Ms. Mariel, pwede bang magbigay kahit kaunti...

November 20, 2013July 8, 2018by
Meet Antoineth, a Haiyan evacuee from Leyte
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Meet Antoineth, a Haiyan evacuee from Leyte

Meet Antoineth, a little girl from Leyte. Antoineth and family rode the C-130 plane that carried evacuees from one of supertyphoon Haiyan’s worst-hit provinces to a refugee center in Manila. Camille Genuino of NVC Manila brought Mingo and other food resources to the evacuees. As Antoineth’s family was enjoying their early morning serving of Choco Mingo, we learned their story....

November 20, 2013January 7, 2019by
NVC Report: One Year after Yolanda
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NVC Report: One Year after Yolanda

When typhoon Yolanda struck the Visayas region of the Philippines on November 8, 2013, NVC Foundation was a small, provincial organization with humble goals and limited resources–but blessed with a base of spirited, enterprising, never-say-die staff and volunteers. In the aftermath of the supertyphoon, we gained greater prominence through our existing initiatives. Mingo Meals, NVC’s nutrition-packed instant powder sachets, normally...

November 16, 2013July 8, 2018by
Designer Mingo Meals
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Designer Mingo Meals

Meet Tet Saldaña-Ko, a Cebu-based fashion designer and Mingo volunteer. Here is the report we received from her today: “I’m happy to report that the Mingo I served in one of the barangays in Medellin, north of Cebu, was a super hit!!! I was able to make 300 cups. I mixed the Mingo with water,...

November 16, 2013January 7, 2019by