Author: thereseng (Therese Ng)

Mikel Lovina Jamborun 2019
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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.

Family under COVID-19 lockdown cleans Nespresso capsules for NVC artisans
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Family under COVID-19 lockdown cleans Nespresso capsules for NVC artisans

Family bonding over meals and games may be fun and fulfilling–especially when most of the country is under community quarantine due to COVID-19, but when a family sits around the table to clean their used Nespresso capsules, that means they not only spent a good time together (and their parents sipped many nice cups of...

Rosalita Locsin: Barbecue Grill
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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.

Carmelita Campos: Sewing Machine
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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
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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.

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Philippine Information Agency: NVC, DOST share meals with Feeding Force Project

See original article: https://pia.gov.ph/news/articles/1041604 NEGROS OCCIDENTAL, May 12 (PIA6) – Negros-based Negrense Volunteers for Change (NVC) Foundation has partnered with the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) for technology and technical assistance for “The Feeding Force Project,” which feeds children even adults amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis and other disasters. Established in 2010,...

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Philippine Daily Inquirer: Negros group gets P6M in donations, gives PPE sets to health workers, food to the poor

Original article: https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1284539/negros-group-gets-p6m-in-donations-gives-ppe-sets-to-health-workers-food-to-the-poor By: Carla Gomez BACOLOD CITY—One of the most well-known groups here, the Negrense Volunteers for Change (NVC) Foundation, has received P6 million in cash donations to help protect health workers on the frontline of the fight against COVID-19 and families suffering from livelihood loss as a result of lockdowns. Millie Kilayko, NVC...

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Visayan Daily Star: NVC thanks donors for P6.6M to help combat COVID-19 crisis

Original story: http://www.visayandailystar.com/2020/June/01/topstory11.htm   BY CARLA P. GOMEZ   The Negrense Volunteers for Change Foundation has received P6.6 million in donations to provide protection to health frontliners and food assistance to the economically deprived during the COVID-19 pandemic, its president Millie Kilayko said yesterday.   “At no other time in NVC Foundation’s almost ten years...