Cebu City dad: Start PWD office’s operations, support services for indigent PWDs

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 07/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Lawyer Rey Gealon has called for the operationalization of the City’s Persons with Disabilities Affairs Office (PDAO) and other ordinance that seeks to establish home care support services to indigent…

Cebu City Council passes P1.2B Supplemental Budget on last session

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The 15th Cebu City Council has passed the P1.2 Supplemental Budget No. 2 right on their last regular session before they permanently adjourned today, June 29, 2022. The council passed on a divided…

Mandaue PWDs first to receive cash assistance from city

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/13/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) in Mandaue City have received the first tranche of their financial assistance worth P3,000 on Friday, May 13. The city government distributed the financial assistance at the Mandaue…

12.6K PWDs to start getting last tranche of financial assistance on Saturday

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The persons with disabilities (PWDs) will start getting their last tranche of financial aid from Cebu City tomorrow, Saturday, December 11, 2021. The Department of Social Welfare and Services (DSWS) said that there…

Beep, beep your vaccines are here!

Futch Anthony Inso 08/04/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Government has started to deploy its Mobile Vaccine Clinic on Wednesday, August 4, 2021, at Barangay Pajo covered court. The mobile vaccination rollout is in coordination with the Philippine Red…

A dream come true: PADS paddlers set foot inside Malacañan Palace

Mars G. Alison 11/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Members of the Philippine Accessible Disability Services, Inc. (PADS) Dragonboat Racing Team fulfilled another dream on November 6, 2019 after paying a courtesy visit to President Rodrigo Roa Duterte at the Malacañan Palace.…

PWDs emphasize need to involve in disaster risk reduction programs

USJ-R Journalism Intern Patricia Erlaine N. Luardo 10/15/2017

IN its effort towards disaster risk reduction, persons with disabilities (PWDs) expressed the need to involve themselves in disability-inclusive disaster risk reduction programs. The secretary general of the World Blind Union Asia-Pacific Teddy Kahil, who is visually…

Area vocational rehab center marks anniversary, urges families to support their PWD family member

10/08/2017

FAMILIES of Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) joined in the recently concluded founding anniversary of the Area Vocational Rehabilitation Center (AVRC II). These PWDs who are active trainees of AVRC II were overjoyed with their family’s presence. During…

Taxi driver in trouble

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 12/29/2016

For allegedly insulting a couple, who are persons with disability (PWDs), a taxi driver is in trouble after the couple filed a complaint against him at the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB-7)…

Youths undergo training in fight against sexual abuse among deaf individuals

PR 11/18/2016

THE Break the Silence project initiated by the Philippine Accessible Disability Services Incorporated (PADS Inc.), in partnership with Canada Fund for Local Initiative, through the Embassy of Canada in the Philippines and the support of Golden Orient…

Free medicines

Editorial 11/14/2016

On the surface, the plan to hire 600 job order workers to distribute medicines to Cebu City beneficiaries under the Osmeña administration’s Long Life Medical Assistance program looks to be redundant as argued by the Team Rama…

Parklane Para Tri Team needs more triathletes

Glendale G. Rosal 11/09/2016

Members of the Parklane Para Tri Team have gained admiration before for showcasing resiliency and determination in triathlon races despite their physical disabilities. Now, the team wants to use that popularity to inspire more persons with disabilities…

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