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How C3 Saw More

How C3 Saw More

Let the Wedding Bells Ring for Susan!

Let the Wedding Bells Ring for Susan!

All Rhyne wants for Christmas…

Since Rhyne is only two, it’s hard to know what she really wants for Christmas, but sparkly shoes are a good guess for this natural entertainer. Shoes weren’t always a good gift for her, though.  Her feet used to be so twisted that she couldn’t wear shoes at all. When she was a baby, her...
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All Eric wants for Christmas…

Eight-year-old Eric loves basketball, but his whole life clubfoot has forced him to watch from the sidelines. Although he always attempted to play with his three younger siblings, he was forced to bow out quickly as games got too tiring. Even walking to school was difficult for him, but that didn’t stop him from going and...
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Thankful for New Opportunities

It’s that time of year again: Thanksgiving! What are you thankful for? An exciting new job opportunity? Good friends? Precious time with family? For most of us, a visit to the hospital would not top our lists of things to share around the table. For Kyle and his family, though, Kyle’s visit to the hospital...
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Leaving Limitations Behind

Living with a disability can bring unique struggles. Hobbies, social life, and job prospects can all be affected. But in a barangay in Cadiz City, a Transform group has been formed mostly by persons with disabilities (PWDs) from eight different barangays. This determined group of participants took health, values and livelihood lessons, hoping to improve...
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World Record for Food Packing!

On World Food Day (October 16th), volunteers from Globe Telecom, Conrad Manila, and Rise Against Hunger PH joined forces to hold a special meal-packing relay in Manila, with ICM as their chosen beneficiary. This was also an attempt by RAH to break the Guinness World Record for most meals packed by volunteers within 5 minutes....
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Receiving Hope to Bring Hope

“Of all the people in the world, why does it have to be me?” Linalyn asked her mother, Natalie. Their family had no history of clubfoot so she couldn’t understand why she was born that way. Natalie worked as a sugarcane farmer. Her work was seasonal and her salary wasn’t enough to provide for her...
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Transform: Starting With the Heart

ICM’s Transform program focuses on three key areas: Values, Health and Livelihood. While the Health and Livelihood components target the physical needs of participants, the Values component addresses the battles in their minds. Through the different lessons, ICM aims to help people overcome feelings of inferiority and passivity that hold them back from breaking out...
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Transform Through Life and Faith

Fernando is a single father of five children living in an urban slum in Bohol. His children range from 5 years old to 15 years old. He was first referred to join ICM’s programs by his cousin and upon hearing about Transform, he was immediately curious and excited. He has benefited from all the different...
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T’nalak Festival: A Colorful Celebration

Provinces in the Philippines have their own unique ways of celebrating their culture. For example, the South Cotabato province has a big celebration every year known as T’nalak Festival. Every July, the festival is a week-long celebration held in Koronadal City, the capital of South Cotabato. The festival gets its name from “t’nalak,” a colorful...
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Getting REDI for Typhoon Mangkhut!

Five years ago when Typhoon Haiyan (known as Typhoon Yolanda in the Philippines) struck the Philippines, it left a path of death and destruction. ICM was able to act immediately thanks to pre-positioned food stored in our bases. We were able to deliver millions of meals to affected communities while international agencies waited for their...
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