Category: People We Serve

Our San Carlos Farmers Grow Hope
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Our San Carlos Farmers Grow Hope

With the help of generous supporters, we are slowly helping a group of our small farmer partners in San Carlos, Negros Occidental achieve food security.

Holiday Cheer for Those Affected by Super Typhoon Odette
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Holiday Cheer for Those Affected by Super Typhoon Odette

We wanted to bring some holiday cheer to those affected by Super Typhoon Odette. So when we brought relief goods to Purok Alimango in Camarus Island, Binalbagan on Christmas day, we had something special loaded—a cotton candy machine! First we loaded it on a truck, then a boat, and finally, a tricycle till it reached...

Mingo Meals Work Their Magic in Novaliches
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Mingo Meals Work Their Magic in Novaliches

We work closely with Fr. Aldrin Lopez of the Sacred Parish of Novaliches. Before we kicked off the Mingo Meals Feeding Program for the parish, the children in the photos Fr. Lopez sent to us were very listless. But when the feeding program was implemented, the children in the photos were bright-eyed and smiling. Here...

Hope Grows Anew in a Garden in Helvetia
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Hope Grows Anew in a Garden in Helvetia

Our Talisay Gardeners of Hope enjoyed a successful first harvest. Meanwhile, the sun shines down on another Garden of Hope! 16 kinds of vegetables are in different stages of growth in this garden on the fringes of Helvetia Subdivision, Bacolod City. A generous benefactor allowed us to use the land. On this patch of earth,...

Our Talisay Gardeners Grow Hope
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Our Talisay Gardeners Grow Hope

Our First Garden of Hope As early as 2019, NVC was helping small farming communities work towards food security. We called these farmers our Farmers of Hope. We provided them with new farm tools, seeds and simple training. This helped them improve their internal food supply. Much of their food was grown right in the...

Mingo Works Its Magic on Kids in Caloocan
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Mingo Works Its Magic on Kids in Caloocan

Mingo has worked its magic on these kids! We received a large load of “before and after” photos and a report that most of the 1,500 children on Mingo Meals at the Jesuit Mission Station in Caloocan are much improved. Fr Willy Saman S.J., our energetic ground partner, now classifies them healthy!  

Mingo Buns for Philippine General Hospital
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Mingo Buns for Philippine General Hospital

In 2020, NVC supported hospitals and healthcare workers by providing PPEs. As part of Phase 2 of our fight against the Covid-19 Crisis, we have been feeding hospital frontliners whenever possible. We support partner hospitals in Bacolod and Manila. On August 16 of this year, Philippine General Hospital (PGH) closed its doors to non-Covid-19 patients....