Artisans of Hope 2017 bazaar sales to feed 127 kids for 6 months

Every year, NVC joins prestigious holiday bazaars in Manila to market its handmade Artisans of Hope mosaics and crocheted items. The craftspeople who make the products directly benefit from each sale, and all proceeds are funneled back to our Mingo Meals nutrition program for undernourished children in the Philippines. In 2017, we joined the MaArte Fair[…]

The first sari-sari store to sell Mingo

One sari-sari store in Bago City has ventured to sell individual Mingo sachets. Vivian Piodos, a Bago City government employee, discovered Mingo through a feeding program in her barangay. It occurred to her that she could sell it the same way she does other powdered drinks. So she ordered a pack of Mingo Choco and[…]

NVC to receive over US$24,000 from charity auction in Singapore

On October 25, 2017, a charity auction held in Singapore raised over Php1.25 million in donations for the Negrense Volunteers for Change Foundation. Web in Travel (WIT) is a community of people involved in travel technology. The annual WIT Conference has been running for 13 years and is the largest online travel conference in Asia-Pacific.[…]

Tay Tung High School students raise P100,000 for Marawi

On the day that Philippine government announced the end of combat operations in Marawi, we received support to help us bring fresh hope to those whose lives were affected by the siege and will soon return to their battle-ridden hometown.  Today, students of  Bacolod Tay Tung High School turned over to NVC Foundation P100,000, which[…]

Mingo reaches Dinagat Islands

Mingo has arrived at its 32nd province in the Philippines! Identified by the Philippine government as “geographically isolated and disadvantaged,” this cluster of more than a hundred islands can only be reached by ferry boat and is in the Caraga region of Mindanao, just above Surigao del Norte.  The feeding program will cater  to 9[…]

NVC introduces 100% all-natural Batwan Powder

Cooks! Give your dishes a surprising twist of sour from the fruit called BATWAN, and help others with your purchase Batwan (or batuan) is a Filipino fruit and one of the earliest known souring ingredients of Filipino cuisine. Abundant in the islands of Negros and Panay, it’s the secret ingredient in many popular Ilonggo dishes—like[…]

Yaya Merly’s pension helps Marawi

Merly Oboso (above, center) worked with a family in Bacolod for 29 years. The children she cared for, Sam (left) and Philip (right), are now adults. Sam, 24, is a Kumon assistant teacher for preschool and early elementary students while Philip, 27, is a medical doctor. After Yaya Merly saw him receive his diploma and[…]

NVC Artisans of Hope bazaar schedule 2017

This 2017, NVC’s Artisans of Hope products will be available at the following Manila bazaars. We’ll be unveiling beautiful new products and designs, all handmade by our artisans, that we’re very excited to share with you. As always, the artisans who make the products directly benefit from each piece acquired, and all proceeds are funneled[…]

NVC’s fiberglass boats ferry far-flung teens to school

NVC, which makes our own fiberglass Peter Project boats, was tapped by the Banca ng Buhay project to produce 38 fiberglass bancas to bring Filipino students in remote locations to school daily. The 38 boats ferry for free around 300 public school students in six barangays of Catbalogan City, Samar, to and from Antonio G. Tuazon National High[…]