Absolute Beginner

How C3 Saw More

How C3 Saw More

Let the Wedding Bells Ring for Susan!

Let the Wedding Bells Ring for Susan!

Exploring ICM: Bacolod

When we stepped off the ferry, a crowd of tricycle drivers were waiting to offer their services. An ICM van was waiting for us, though, and whisked us away to our hotel. During dinner that night, we got to see the ICM choir kids perform, decked out in Filipiniana dresses and barongs. The performance alternated...
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Exploring ICM: Iloilo

I met my coworkers in the hotel lobby at 5:00 the next morning (oh joy). As the sun rose, we headed to the airport and then flew to Iloilo! After a big lunch where Dave Sutherland told us more about ICM’s vision and work, we we were off to visit a community! Our first stop...
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Exploring ICM: Manila

When our plane landed in the Manila airport, it was raining. I not a fan of rain, but even the wet weather couldn’t put a damper on my mood. As a new ICM staff member, I was on a 101 trip to see the programs first hand and better understand the heart of ICM. I...
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Dwight Ariston

Change Across the Country – Dwight Ariston

As part of ICM’s 25th anniversary, over the next 12 months we will share monthly stories of ICM employees. Some employees have been with ICM for 25 years, some with ICM for just a few months. Regardless of the employees time at ICM and their role, they are all essential in bringing inspiring hope, providing help...
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A Widow’s New Beginning

Ana’s life began to crumble after her husband’s death. While she was coping with his loss, she was also struggling to support her children and extended family. Her daughter was unable to finish college, and dropped out when she became pregnant. Ana had no choice but to step in and share the burden of raising the new family as...
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Home-based Feeding Helps Sick Child

In Sultan Kudarat, 34-year old mother Jenelyn and her husband Ronie bravely face the challenge of raising their six children including 3-year old son Rickmar, who is afflicted with hydrocephalus. Rickmar has a twin sister, Reslyn—who is normal and healthy.  Jenelyn knew Rickmar needed special attention, especially in his nutrition.  About two years ago she...
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Loi Avila – Serving the Servants

As part of ICM’s 25th anniversary, over the next 12 months we will share monthly stories of ICM employees. Some employees have been with ICM for 25 years, some have only recently started with ICM. Regardless of an employees time at ICM and their role, they are all essential in bringing inspiring hope, providing help and...
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Sharing and Celebration at ICM’s Sydney Dinner

With views of the iconic Sydney Harbour bridge, 175 guests gathered together for the annual ICM Sydney dinner on 3 June. The Kirribilli Club was a fantastic location to enjoy an evening to raise awareness and raise funds for the ultrapoor. Guests were inspired by the testimonies of Melissa Geer from Zambrero and long-time ICM...
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ICM Research Team Shares Feeding Strategies at Conference

 ICM’s research on the treatment strategy of feeding malnourished children living in ultra poverty is reaching the ears of academics in the AsiaPacific region. Last month, ICM’s Director of Research, Dr Lincoln Lau, spoke at the 1st Southeast Asia Public Health Nutrition (SEA-PHN) Conference in conjunction with the Nutrition Society of Malaysia’s 32nd Annual Scientific Conference. Held in...
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When Helping Hands Heal Feet

Last year, the O family had the opportunity to visit Dumaguete. While on their ICM trip, the O family – 12-year-old Brandon, six-year-old Sydney and parents Andy and Christina witnessed the positive changes ICM’s Transform program brings to entire communities.  While the family was in the slum, working with participants of a Transform community, they were requested...
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