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Eilidh celebrates her first birthday with gifts for NVC
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
NVC recognizes its farmer partners
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NVC recognizes its farmer partners

When NVC Foundation held its annual Christmas party in December 2018, there were quite a number of new faces in the requisite family photo. This is because we also took this opportunity to recognize our best farmer partners, who serve as our lifeline and allow us to serve as we do because they’re part of...

December 30, 2018February 1, 2019by
Antonski lives on
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Antonski lives on

Anton Kilayko passed away in October 2019. Too early, because he was just over 40. But not too early to first make his mark in the hospitality industry and earn a large group of friends and admirers. And not before he could facilitate the donation of a Peter Project boat, along with feeding kids with...