Category: News and Stories

Construction of the Mushroom Cultivation Shed is Underway
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Construction of the Mushroom Cultivation Shed is Underway

It was a busy weekend for  our Farmers of Hope and their families in San Isidro, Davao del Norte. They began to build the structure for their upcoming mushroom farm. They have already successfully raised mushrooms on a very small scale in the past. And this promises to be a bigger and more exciting venture....

Food for Frontliners
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Food for Frontliners

Thanks to our generous partners, we continue to provide sustenance to frontliners in hospitals. We know have their hands extra full these days so this is our small way of supporting them. Today we delivered 40 cases of berry flavored yoghurt drinks and chocolate milk to two government hospitals in Bacolod. We also continue our...

Tabletop Image of Padre Pio
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Tabletop Image of Padre Pio

Today is the Feast Day of St. Padre Pio. This Padre Pio image made of tile and eggshell mosaic was crafted by our Artisans of Hope. Every purchase from our shop supports our various Nutrition, Education and Livelihood programs.

A Birthday Party for Jake
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A Birthday Party for Jake

One of the Sitio Banualay residents who received a food bag from NVC in June was young Jake. When we heard of Jake’s plight, we looked for a donor who could help him. Jav rose to the occasion. Read the full story here. Jake’s situation improved greatly after Jav came into his life. Jav has...

Kabang the Hero Dog’s Memory Lives On
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Kabang the Hero Dog’s Memory Lives On

Kabang was a loyal family dog who gained world-wide fame for her heroism. In December 2011, she leapt in the way of a motorcycle and protected two children from a potentially fatal accident. Kabang lost her upper snout in the process. In the years that followed, Kabang required complicated medical care, the cost of which...

NVC Volunteer in Focus: Rosario Ortoll
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NVC Volunteer in Focus: Rosario Ortoll

NVC is well known for the beautiful crafts our Artisans of Hope make from upcycled coffee capsules. The one who gave us the idea to try this medium was NVC Envoy of Hope, Rosario “Nena” Ortoll. In addition to that, she and her household staff collect and efficiently clean Nespresso capsules for NVC. Without her,...

Sharelebrating with the Children of San Enrique
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Sharelebrating with the Children of San Enrique

On her husband’s 80th birthday, a donor decided to share the love and Mingo Meals. 27 malnourished children from San Enrique embarked on the 6-month daily Mingo Meals Feeding Program today. San Enrique registers the greatest malnutrition levels in the province. This gift of love will surely have a great impact on the health of...

The Very First Mingo Meals Feeding Program
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The Very First Mingo Meals Feeding Program

Ten years ago today, we enrolled 1,000 children in 12 sites of Negros Occidental in the first-ever 6-month Mingo Meals Feeding Program. We saw how these children fared better than a control group of children from the same economic status and environment. The feeding program clearly made a difference. This is an actual photo of...

Sprouting Soon
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Sprouting Soon

On this small patch of land will rise a mushroom cultivation shed. This will change the lives of the 89 small farmers who will be able to grow this high-value crop. This project was made possible thanks to our new partner Control Union Philippines.

Our Batwan Powder Gets Dressed for the Holidays
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Our Batwan Powder Gets Dressed for the Holidays

NVC’s Batwan Powder adds a surprising sour twist to dishes. It’s now available in holiday packaging for easy gift-giving. The resealable pack comes in a reusable drawstring pouch. To add a pop of color, we’ve included a Christmas ornament made out of upcycled coffee capsules. Message us at [email protected] for inquiries.