NVC Foundation creates earth-friendly Christmas ornaments for a cause | Inquirer News

NVC Foundation creates earth-friendly Christmas ornaments for a cause

/ 08:34 PM October 06, 2022
Members of the Negrense Volunteers for Change Foundation make Christmas ornaments that can help feed undernourished children.

Members of the Negrense Volunteers for Change Foundation make Christmas ornaments that can help feed malnourished children. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

BACOLOD CITY — The Negrense Volunteers for Change (NVC) Foundation has created “an all-in-one swoop gifts that save the earth” for Christmas.

The gifts crafted in NVC Foundation’s Artisans of Hope livelihood workshops are colorful Christmas balls, miniature parols, nativity scenes and angels to hang on one’s tree made of discarded Nespresso capsules.

ADVERTISEMENT

“They are not only perfect as Christmas gifts, they are actually gifts that give back,” said Millie Kilayko, president of NVC, on Wednesday, October 5.

The foundation started producing these unique, beautifully handcrafted gifts early for people who want to make the spirit of giving this Christmas extra meaningful and special.

FEATURED STORIES

“That is because each ornament they buy feeds an undernourished child with Mingo Meals to give them a better start in life,” Kilayko said.

Mingo meals manufactured by NVC are nutritious instant complementary food that has helped 49,442 undernourished children recover in the last 11 years.

The 3.5-inch ball feeds a child daily for a month, while the 4-inch ball feeds for 3 months. They come in gift boxes with explanatory cards.

A parol with one monthly sponsorship of mingo meals for a child comes in a gift box with a sponsorship card that costs P650.

One can also buy a parol in a pouch with a card for P385.

The standing angel ornament sells at P190 and the flying angel ornament with a pouch at P275.

NVC also sells miniature crocheted parol ornaments that come with  a Christmas card with this message: “To celebrate the tradition of sharing during this holiday season, a contribution was made in your name to help provide undernourished children in the Philippines with Mingo Meals.”

ADVERTISEMENT

The card with a crocheted parol sells for P350.

The ornaments also support local artisans’ livelihood and help save the environment by recycling discarded Nespresso capsules, Kilayko said.

Those who wish to give a gift that gives back this Christmas may call NVC at (0917) 309 0939 or send a message to [email protected]

RELATED STORY:

Negros Occidental-based NGO to receive award from Ateneo for public service

JPV
Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Christmas, earth, foundation, Hope, Livelihood, Negrense Volunteers for Change, NVC
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.



© Copyright 1997-2022 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.