Category: People We Serve

Tools of Hope
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Tools of Hope

Today, five of our San Carlos Farmers of Hope received their own sets of new farming tools. They had been making do, tilling the soil with crude and broken tools. Now they will be able to do their work much more efficiently. Thank you very much to the kind donors who made this happen!

We Welcome Our 53rd Province into the Fold!
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We Welcome Our 53rd Province into the Fold!

In the pursuit of our dream of a Philippines free from hunger and poverty, we always strive to grow. In July, NVC Foundation started serving its 52nd province. And we will soon be feeding children in our 53rd. Children from Davao de Oro (formerly Compostela Valley) will be having their first taste of MingoMeals. The...

A Tale of Two J’s
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A Tale of Two J’s

JAKE: Rats had eaten most of the crops of Sitio Banualay in Davao del Norte. So our team has been visiting the place regularly to deliver food. One of the residents of this village is 13-year-old Jake. A few years after his father had succumbed to tuberculosis, his mother abandoned Jake and his three younger...

71 LoveBags for a 71st Birthday Celebration
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71 LoveBags for a 71st Birthday Celebration

A donor contacted us soon after we announced that the LoveBags project was up and running again. This donor’s birthday is July 17th. However, the donor wanted LoveBags as a gift for someone else. The donor’s relative–Chit Cacho–was also born on July 17th. Chit may have passed away but his family commemorated his life with...

50 More Kids to Get Mingo Meals for Six Months
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50 More Kids to Get Mingo Meals for Six Months

We’ve recently started serving our 52nd province: Agusan del Sur. But no matter how big NVC grows, we will always take care of our own. With the help of Balsam Brands, we enrolled 50 children in Bacolod in the Mingo Meals Feeding program last week. They will each receive a daily Mingo Meal for the...

NVC Foundation Starts Serving Its 52nd Province
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NVC Foundation Starts Serving Its 52nd Province

NVC Foundation is based in Bacolod City but over the years, we have branched out to other provinces. We were recently in Agusan del Sur for orientation talks with the local Umayamnon-Manobo tribe. This is the 52nd province we have the honor to support. And now the NVC team is on its way back with...

Mingo Meals for the Children of Monte Dujali
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Mingo Meals for the Children of Monte Dujali

We recently kicked off the Mingo Meals feeding program for 350 more children. These children hail from Barangay Monte Dujali, San Isidro, Davao del Norte. As Covid protocols are still in place, most of the children stayed home. Only those whose mothers had no one else to tend to them came to the orientation. Because...

Mingo Meals for the Children of Sitio Bagtok
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Mingo Meals for the Children of Sitio Bagtok

Tucked away in the mountains of Kapalong, Davao del Norte lies Sitio Bagtok. It’s so remote that the authorities only recently discovered people were living in the area. NVC will support the nutritional needs of the village’s 118 children for the next six months. Thank you once again to Balsam Brands for sponsoring these children!...

120 More Children Enrolled in the Mingo Meals Feeding Program
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120 More Children Enrolled in the Mingo Meals Feeding Program

120 children from Sitio Kampina, Kapalong, Davao del Norte were recently enrolled in the Mingo Meals Feeding Program. They will receive a Mingo Meal once a day for the next six months in addition to their regular meals. On the first day of the program, we weighed and measured the children. We will monitor their...

143 Children Soon to Graduate from the Mingo Meals Feeding Program
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143 Children Soon to Graduate from the Mingo Meals Feeding Program

143 kids in Zambales are now in the final leg of the Mingo Meals nutrition program in partnership with the Yellow Boat of Hope Foundation. We can’t wait to see these kids graduate to a better nutritional status! Families picked up the last set of Mingo Meals for home feeding. Safety restrictions are still in...