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Three Years Later

How much difference can four months really make? Transform, our core program which delivers lessons on values, health livelihood, lasts for four months. A significant number of our stories show the transformation that happens at the end of the program. Businesses started, relationships restored, health regained. But what about when the four months is over?...
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Celebrating 25 Years of Hope

Whether it’s for a person or a school or company, 25 years of existence is reason to celebrate. ICM is no different! Since ICM’s humble beginnings, 1,000,000 million beneficiaries have been impacted by the core Transform program, and 100,000,000 individuals have been positively affected during ICM’s 25 years. None of this impact would have been...
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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: 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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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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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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New Kids on the Barangay

The 14 kids of the ICM Children’s Choir who first stole our hearts in 2010 have grown up fast. Bless and Daryl have now graduated from college and the other members aren’t far behind. As they mature, school and other commitments increasingly require priority in their lives. Not wanting the choir to become a burden, ICM decided...
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Trading the golf clubs for hope

When Raquel Hopton joined ICM as an summer student, she was confident that after her three months internship, she would be headed back to the USA to start her master’s degree. Five years later…Raquel is still in Asia and helping the poorest of the poor.   Raquel Hopton grew up in the Midwest USA and...
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The Mother and Daughter Trip – Through the Eyes of a Daughter

By Hannah Saad, ICM Assistant Trips Officer It has always amazed me when I see or hear about a close mother and a daughter relationship, since I grew up not experiencing one. I’m Hannah and for the past 18 months I have worked as an Assistant Trips Officer in International Care Ministries (ICM) in my...
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