ICM101: Programs in Action

Over 100 people from 10 different countries joined us in the Philippines for ICM101; a week long introduction course into the heart and soul of International Care Ministries.  Participants sat in on classroom lectures where ICM Chairman, David Sutherland, shared ICM’s vision and strategies for changing the face of poverty in the Philippines in the...
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University Students Making a Difference

Last year, a group of college students from the University of Virginia in the United States heard about the need for preschool sponsors and decided to take action.  They worked together and raised USD$5,000 to sponsor an ICM Preschool.  This donation enabled one preschool to open its doors to 25 children in a slum community...
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The Value of Knowledge

Story by ICM CO Team Meet Jay Stephen Moses, and his mother, Rodalyn.  Jay is a growing nine-month-old boy living in a rural slum community on the outskirts of El Nido Town.  A few months ago, he was discovered as malnourished by ICM staff, with an untreated cleft lip & palate.  He was soon enrolled...
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Will you miss what you never had?

For those of you in Hong Kong, Hong Kong Financial Secretary John Tsang just offered to give HK6,000 in cash to every adult HK permanent resident following a huge fiscal surplus for this financial year ending March 31.  Just in case you are wondering, let me tell you what HK6,000 can do for the poor...
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Transformation is on the Way

Story by ICM CO Team Mindanao is the second largest island in the Philippines and lies in the southern part of the archipelago.  Locals refer to it proudly as The Land of Promise due to the fertile soil and peerless shade of green.  Just as unique as the landscape are the eighteen mountain-dwelling tribal communities...
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Box of Hope: Children Helping Children

In January, a Hong Kong based charity called Box of Hope joined us in Bacolod on a special mission: to deliver toys, school supplies and hygiene items to ICM preschool children.  All of these items were donated by schools, children’s organizations and private enterprises around Hong Kong and handed out in the Philippines by the...
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Ringing in the New Year with a Purpose

We had a unique opportunity on December 31st to host a party for the youth near our ICM base in Dumaguete.  We call it unique because of its source.  On the other side of the world, a group of students from The Rock Student Ministries at McLean Bible Church in Washington, D.C. decided to do...
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Welcome to the ICM Blog

Mabuhay! We are happy to report that last year alone, ICM touched the lives of more than 100,000 individuals throughout Central and Southern Philippines.  To break it down further, that means:   -13,925 families were trained in the ICM values, healthcare and livelihood curriculum -9,836 patients were seen at ICM medical clinics -1,066 preschool children...
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