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

In Yolanda’s wake: VFV’s Director reflects

A year on from history’s worst recorded storm, VFV Director of Operations Helena Claire A. Canayong looks back on VFV’s work rehabilitating the communities ravaged by Typhoon Yolanda. The 35-year-old mother of two was forced to take her family and swim to higher ground when Yolanda struck in November last year. “My husband and I

FAQ: What to Expect From Volunteering with VFV

We frequently receive inquiries from volunteers that span from their ability to participate in our programs to accessibility to basic needs during their stay to what to expect when they step off the plane. This post is devoted to answering some of those common questions, and please feel free to comment if we missed some