Category: People We Serve

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...

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....

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...

New Kitchen Equipment for a Project Joseph Beneficiary
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New Kitchen Equipment for a Project Joseph Beneficiary

27-year old Shiela Mae Baconggon’s dream finally came true! She had a very simple dream of having her own cooking tools and equipment to sell a wide variety of snack items such as siomai, cheese sticks, fishballs and kikiam. Shiela works hard selling camote cue and banana cue using old tools borrowed from her mother....

A Phone for Ezekiel’s Education
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A Phone for Ezekiel’s Education

Do you remember Ezekiel? He’s the teenager who had to play mother and father to his siblings while their mother was working in another province. Thankfully the family was reunited last year. We gave the family some time to reconnect with each other and visited them again recently. The team found out was that Ezekiel...

We Got at Thank You Postcard from PGH
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We Got at Thank You Postcard from PGH

NVC has been collecting donations for Mingo Buns for PGH. A Mingo Bun is your regular soft pan de sal with the addition of Mingo. We facilitate the ordering and delivery of the Mingo Buns. Meanwhile, the team of Fr. Lito Ocon, SJ (hospital chaplain) takes care of distribution. The Mingo Buns are given to...

Our Farmers of Hope Break New Ground
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Our Farmers of Hope Break New Ground

Today was a momentous day for our Farmers of Hope in San Isidro, Davao. After weeks of planning and coordination, the farmers finally broke ground for some new projects. This is a result of a partnership between NVC and local government units and the generosity of our donor, Control Union Philippines. It took a lot...

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 Ming Meals at the Jesuit Mission Station in Caloocan are much improved. Fr Willy Saman S.J., our energetic ground partner, now classifies them healthy!  

A New Source of Income for Our Farmers of Hope
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A New Source of Income for Our Farmers of Hope

Our Gardeners of Hope have a new source of income–vermicompost! They are selling this all-natural fertilizer at P20/kg. Please message us if you would like to purchase some (for Bacolod and nearby areas only).

Hope Grows Anew
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Hope Grows Anew

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,...