Month: August 2020

DOH partners with International Care Ministries to save thousands of children from malnutrition

A partnership between the Philippine government and International Care Ministries (ICM) has delivered life-saving food relief to 18,306 children during the COVID-19 community quarantine   The NGO leveraged a network of pastors and connections with hundreds of local government units to identify malnourished children. They then delivered a specially formulated food-treatment, provided by the Department...
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Food and Seeds Help the Ultra-poor Survive the COVID-19 Hunger Crisis

International Care Ministries delivers 14 million meals and 100 million seeds to ultra-poor families struggling with hunger caused by COVID-19 lockdown in the Visayas and Mindanao “It’s not the coronavirus that will kill us, it’s the hunger.” This statement, uttered by many who have lost their jobs and livelihood, sums up the plight of millions...
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Protecting Filipino Healthcare Workers from COVID-19

A partnership between International Care Ministries, De La Salle Medical & Health Sciences Institute, and the Canadian Government will boost hospital workers’ safety during the pandemic Healthcare workers bear a much greater risk of exposure to COVID-19, with 15% of all coronavirus cases in the Philippines being hospital or health care workers as of DOH’s...
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NGO Delivers Meals to Millions of Hungry Filipinos During the COVID-19 Hunger Crisis

International Care Ministries’ efforts to save the ultra-poor from hunger during COVID-19 quarantine   Hunger is a devastating by-product of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Philippines. With strict quarantine regulations in place since March 15, approximately 30 million Filipinos who live in poverty are struggling with hunger.    International Care Ministries (ICM), a Filipino NGO,...
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