Meet Diego, NVC Ambassador

Juan Diego Barrientos is an awesome teen whom we’re proud to call an NVC Ambassador. Last summer, he spent a portion of his vacation doing volunteer work with NVC, painting Peter Project boats, visiting a Mingo feeding site, and helping out at the Mingo manufacturing plant. He climbed mountains to reach our farmers who provide[…]

Help us raise 3,144 Love Bags for schoolyear 2018

For some children in remote parts of the Philippines, supplies as simple as a pencil or a piece of paper can’t be taken for granted. It’s common for poor schoolchildren to break a pencil into two or three pieces to be shared with others, and to use this until there’s nothing left to write with.[…]

NVC artisans upcycle Nespresso coffee capsules into Christmas ornaments

Look what’s been brewing in NVC’s artisan workshop… Our artisans have been transforming discarded Nespresso single-serve coffee capsules into beautiful Christmas ornaments. They’ll be ready to decorate your Christmas 2018 trees! Each ornament is truly trash turned into treasure. These objects will be kept and valued, so the resource-intensive process of recycling ends with your purchase. Donate[…]

Meet Abram, NVC Ambassador

Abram Karol Bisuña was 11 years and two days old when he was conferred the title NVC Ambassador on January 29, 2018. Abram, who has been diagnosed with high-functioning autism, earned his title because in just a couple of months, through his gift of artistry, he has crafted innumerable cartoons that have both promoted and[…]

Lava spewing out of the crater of the Mayon volcano

NVC launches Mingo for Mayon

Send Mingo Meals to Mt. Mayon evacuees Help feed the Mt. Mayon evacuees by sending Mingo Meals to centers where they’ve taken shelter.  40,000 people are currently in evacuation centers. 20,000 more are expected. Now at alert level 4, the volcano is expected to erupt in a few days. How you can help Each Mingo Meal[…]

154 indigenous children enrolled in 6-month Mingo feeding program

A total of 154 children from the indigenous Tala-andig tribe in Mindanao are off to a brighter, healthier start this 2018, having been enrolled in NVC’s 6-month feeding program. The participants, aged 6 months to 12 years, will be given daily Mingo Meals, NVC’s proven food supplement consisting of rice, moringa (malunggay), and mung beans (monggo).[…]

NVC signs contracts with Negros Occidental small farmers

Beginning January 17, 2018, NVC is signing contracts with 193 Negros Occidental small farmers who till a total of 89 hectares of land in 6 different locations across the province. According to the terms of the contract, the farmers will grow–and NVC commits to purchase–a total of 56 tons of produce to fulfill NVC’s 2018[…]

Lanesra Foundation gifts 18 workers with tools of their trade

Lanesra Foundation, a nonprofit whose objective is to help individuals become economically self-sufficient, made it a merry Christmas for 18 recipients in Negros Occidental by giving the gift of livelihood. Under NVC’s Project Joseph, Lanesra partnered with us to identify workers who could increase their income if they were provided a much-needed but unaffordable tool[…]

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[…]