Month: August 2018

The Power of VHL

“Every day is not a harvest day. Where could I get financial help to meet our daily needs?” This is a question that Criselda asked when she looked at her family and the growing needs. The weight of her family fell upon her shoulders when her husband suddenly passed away from heatstroke during a harvest...
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BiBs Unveiled: Banana Cakes

Every week, ICM trainers bring training and fun into ultrapoor communities all over Mindanao and the Visayas. Product creation is one aspect of the training. Participants take a look at thirty product options and vote to pick the five most popular products. This ensures that the products we teach will be well-received in different areas....
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Hello Halo-Halo!

As a tropical country, the Philippines usually enjoys a sunny climate most days of the year. Thanks to Mr. Sun, Filipinos have thought of many ways to beat the scorching heat. Head to the beach, dive into the pool or dip your spoon into a flavorful mound of halo-halo. What is halo-halo? It’s the ultimate...
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And Livelihood Is…

…how you make a living! And that’s not easy! Most ultrapoor families struggle with even keeping food on the table and a roof over their heads. Things like buying medicine, sending children to school and paying for electricity are difficult, if not impossible. In Transform’s Livelihood lessons, trainers teach the participants how to bring in...
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