Charlie’s Mission

The name Charlie has somewhat become a household name at San Joaquin Nutrition Center, one of the Nutrition Projects of VFV under its Public Health Program. Seeing his name written on the wall of the center, and hearing stories about him, anyone who has not met him yet in person would somehow wonder what kind of person

Typhoon Hagupit whips through the region

The anticipation for Typhoon Hagupit, or Ruby as it’s called in the Philippines, was almost as intense as the storm itself. After the extreme devastation of last year’s Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda), warnings were heeded and precautions taken with urgency. Ruby touched down Saturday night around 10pm in Eastern Samar province with forceful winds of

At the helm of social change

It takes one hell of a lady to command a ship that sees a crew of ten staff members and over 200 annual international volunteers work across 15 different projects aiding communities in Tacloban City as well as remote rural regions. That woman is Helena Claire A. Canayong, fondly known as Wimwim, Director of Volunteer