Category: Mingo Meals

Starting off their life together with Mingo Meals
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Starting off their life together with Mingo Meals

Tradition calls for the bride and groom to gift their wedding sponsors with a keepsake, but Chicco and Ada are not doing this on their wedding day, December 8, 2018. Instead, for every godparent, they have enrolled one child in NVC Foundation’s Mingo Meals nutrition program. This unconventional choice will fill 22 hungry little stomachs...

Special art by an extraordinary teen featured in NVC gift cards
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Special art by an extraordinary teen featured in NVC gift cards

 Meet Enzo, a 15-year-old painter whose bold, colorful work has appeared in various exhibits in Manila. His parents, Dean and Chu Calleja, have generously allowed NVC to reproduce four of his paintings in gift cards, sales of which will fund Mingo Meals for malnourished children all over the Philippines. Enzo is a teen living with...

November 26, 2018November 26, 2018by
NVC works with Philippine Eagle Foundation to feed indigenous T’boli children
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NVC works with Philippine Eagle Foundation to feed indigenous T’boli children

Mingo Meals for 43 children of the indgenous Filipino T’boli tribe are now on their way to this little barangay of just about a thousand people. Called Batian, it is the T’Boli term for junction of the big river. Here the tribe plays an important role: they host the nesting territory of the critically endangered...

November 10, 2018November 26, 2018by
Meet Walter, a Mingo hero
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Meet Walter, a Mingo hero

Meet Walter Ramos, a Mingo hero. Literally through land, sea and air, Walter has been bringing Mingo Meals and toys to undernourished children in Bunuangin Elementary School in Port Barton, Palawan for two years now. Manila-based, he uses personal and friends’ resources to help his cause, starting with 69 children, of which 29 were malnourished,...

October 31, 2018November 26, 2018by
WiT Singapore 2018 raises US$50,000 for NVC beneficiaries
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WiT Singapore 2018 raises US$50,000 for NVC beneficiaries

On October 17, 2018, in a swish bar overlooking Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands, a record-setting amount was raised by travel industry insiders for a location so remote, none of them have seen it up close and personal. The industry’s best leaders donated their talent and time, and prizes were also contributed by Singapore Airlines, Cempedak Island,...

October 18, 2018November 28, 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
Matty’s Mingo Party
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Matty’s Mingo Party

It wasn’t quite like the kind of birthday parties that Matty would ordinarily have in his home in the USA, or the kind he would attend when he would come to visit relatives in the Philippines. That’s because Matty celebrated his 6th birthday with 50 kinder kids of lesser means in a public school in...

July 4, 2018September 7, 2018by
Dinagat Islands feeding program using Mingo Meals boasts 69.6% success rate
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Dinagat Islands feeding program using Mingo Meals boasts 69.6% success rate

Good news from far flung Dinagat Islands, Philippines. Less than a year ago, Dr. Jillian Francise Lee, the only doctor covering nine barangays of the town of Tubajon in the province of Dinagat Islands, implemented a feeding program using Mingo Meals for the malnourished children in her town. Tubajon had one of the highest malnutrition rates...

June 29, 2018September 7, 2018by