Author: thereseng (Therese Ng)

Mikel Lovina Jamborun 2019
Campaign

Mikel Lovina Jamborun 2019

The Mikel Lovina Jamborun is a 22-km run that commemorates the passing of Mikel Lovina, who was only 18 when he died in a car accident. Started as a family fun run in 2013, it's become a yearly tradition and has now evolved into a fundraising event for charity.

Carmelita Campos: Sewing Machine
Campaign

Carmelita Campos: Sewing Machine

Carmelita Campos, 49, is from Maribojoc, Bohol. She is currently a housewife without an income. Her husband, Edward, brings home P350 per day as a laborer. Together they have 4 sons aged 8 to 26.

Wilma Nolasco: Sewing Machine
Campaign

Wilma Nolasco: Sewing Machine

Wilma Nolasco, 46, is from Maribojoc, Bohol. She currently earns approximately P100 per day as a doormat weaver. Her husband, Pafmuncio, is a fisherman who also brings home P100 a day. They have 7 children ages 11 to 23.

Rosalita Locsin: Barbecue Grill
Campaign

Rosalita Locsin: Barbecue Grill

Rosalita Locsin, 47 years old, is a street food vendor who currently earns Php200–300 (US$40–60) a day. She is a mother of three living in Bacolod City, Negros Occidental.

Eilidh celebrates her first birthday with gifts for NVC
Post

Eilidh celebrates her first birthday with gifts for NVC

While we were sleeping, a generous donation for Mingo Meals came in, immediately followed by another set of donations for LoveBags and LoveFits slippers. To celebrate Eilidh’s first birthday, her parents requested donations for these NVC projects instead of presents. We think that it’s not just a charming way to celebrate. It also gives little...

Rodolfo’s new day
Post

Rodolfo’s new day

We’ve done it 4,943 times already, and the story is often the same: a simple dream of simply being able to fish. But knowing that just one Peter Project boat can make a dream come true still continues to warm our hearts. Rodolfo dreamed of a boat and found a secondhand one to purchase on...

Mingo Cards 2019 set to feed 40 children for 6 months
Post

Mingo Cards 2019 set to feed 40 children for 6 months

If you gave or received a card like this one, know NVC has started–with proceeds from the sales–to enroll 40 children in NVC’s Mingo Meals nutrition program that will provide them with daily access to this instant meal made of rice, mongo and malunggay for six months. The children come from an impoverished shoreline village...

With his pedicab earnings, John buys himself a motorcycle
Post

With his pedicab earnings, John buys himself a motorcycle

NVC’s Project Joseph was envisioned to provide skilled persons with a single tool or piece of equipment that they need to jumpstart them into a better future for their families. That’s how John Rell Flores began to earn better when he received his pedicab in August 2017 through the project. But John did something better....

December 13, 2018February 1, 2019by
Mosaic installation by NVC artisans in Ayala mall
Post

Mosaic installation by NVC artisans in Ayala mall

More than a dozen artisans working more than a thousand man hours: that’s what it took the men and women of our Artisans of Hope livelihood workshop to wrap around a pillar of Ayala Capitol Central which opened on December 15, 2018 in Bacolod City.  Even as the piece reflects the intertwining lives and tales...

December 14, 2018February 1, 2019by