Category: News and Stories

Mingoy Goes on Emergency Relief
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Mingoy Goes on Emergency Relief

Mingoy, NVC’s food shuttle, was designed to go anywhere it’s needed in Negros and neighboring islands. Two days after a fire that affected 17 households in Purok Kahirup,Brgy. Mansilingan, Bacolod City, Mingoy was on the scene to distribute Mingo Meals to children and arroz caldo with pan de sal to adults taking shelter in an...

February 22, 2019February 25, 2019by
Mingoy’s First Voyage Celebrates an 84th Birthday
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Mingoy’s First Voyage Celebrates an 84th Birthday

Mingoy, NVC’s food shuttle, went on its first Mingo mission on February 19, 2019–two days after its inauguration. Its maiden voyage was sponsored by the loved ones of NVC member Nelia Jacinto, who was celebrating her 84th birthday. In Nelia’s honor, Mingoy drove up to Km 84 and reached Brgy. Biniquil, Kabankalan, where we distributed...

February 19, 2019February 25, 2019by
Meet Mingoy, NVC’s food shuttle
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Meet Mingoy, NVC’s food shuttle

Where there are hungry children in the Philippines, there’s no mountain high enough, no valley low enough, no river wide enough to keep Mingo from getting to empty stomachs to nourish and sustain. But beginning February 17, 2019, NVC can do its job a lot faster with the inauguration of its food shuttle, Mingoy. It’s...

Cathee’s Birthday Fundraiser
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Cathee’s Birthday Fundraiser

Thank you Cathee Daguia for the 297 pairs of Love Fits slippers that you gifted these children thanks to the Facebook birthday fundraiser you set up a few months ago. You were hoping to raise 250 Australian dollars, but your loved ones surpassed your goal and donated a total of AU$429! Cathee, you may be...

February 19, 2019February 24, 2019by
Happy birthday, Emma!
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Happy birthday, Emma!

When Emma turned five recently, her parents requested support for NVC’s LoveBags 2019 project and LoveFits slippers instead of gifts. Because of this lovely gesture, 18 children from indigenous tribes will be carrying brand new backpacks filled with school supplies and sporting brand new slippers as they walk to school when classes open in June....

February 18, 2019February 24, 2019by
A couple gifts each other LoveBags
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A couple gifts each other LoveBags

Husband and wife Bimsy and Tatic Mapa both celebrate their birthdays in February. This year, they decided to gift each other by gifting others. Their gifts are made up of 25 LoveBags for children of the indigenous people we serve, who sorely need the backpacks filled with a years’ worth of school supplies, living as...

February 24, 2019February 24, 2019by
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