Cebu City to start house-to-house distribution of PWD cash aid on Aug. 15

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government will already start the distribution of the financial assistance for persons with disability (PWDs) in the city on Saturday, August 15, 2020. In an update on his page, Cebu…

Unique painter from Camotes, Cebu uses art to raise funds for family

Immae Lachica 07/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— No room for excuses. This is what 21-year-old Eric Muaña bears in his mind as he paints artwork despite his disability so he can help raise funds for his family. Muaña, from Cogon 1 in…

Lapu helps PWD suffering from depression

Immae Lachica 05/12/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan and the city government of Lapu-Lapu extended help to a person with disability (PWD) who allegedly suffered from depression after not being able to receive his cash assistance under the Social Amelioration…

PWD, one of poorest of the poor in Lapu, gets gov’t aid

Immae Lachica 05/10/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— Amid the controversies circling around the distribution of the Social Amelioration Program (SAP) in the city of Lapu-Lapu, one unqualified beneficiary was still able to get some aid from the government all thanks…

PWD food delivery driver seen working amid COVID-19 in Mandaue City

Immae Lachica 04/19/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines–Almost everyone is complaining about how hard our current situation is right now with the implementation of the enhanced community quarantine and the lockdowns in some areas around the metro. But this photo of…

Alcantara fire kills 49-year-old woman, a PWD

Alven Marie A. Timtim 04/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “Check your houses before you leave them and make sure that things that can potentially start a fire like a cooking fire is properly put out.” Fire Inspector Rex Florido of the Dumanjug…

Accenture launches accessibility solutions for PWDs in Cebu, Manila

Irene R. Sino Cruz 12/11/2019

CEBU CITY—Business process outsourcing (BPO) firm Accenture on Tuesday, December 10, 2019, held the simultaneous launching of its suite for accessibility solutions for persons with disabilities (PWDs) in their Cebu and Manila facilities. Accenture set up a…

PWD inspires online world with his faith, acts of kindness

Immae A. Lachica 10/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Churches are considered to be a haven for most of us. It is where we find refuge and the tranquility that most of us have been yearning for. Just like in a photo, which…

Food delivery driver overcomes disability, inspires netizens

Immae Lachica 09/14/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— He could have just easily stayed at home and asked other family members to provide for his needs. But this food delivery driver showed no excuses.  He drives his scooter around the city to…

An inspiring love story: Two PWDs exchange “I Dos”

Immae Lachica 05/21/2019

Cebu City, Philippines— A love story that knows no boundaries is making rounds on social media. The love story of Godfrey Paquibot, 41, and Irish Bariquit-Paquibot, 31, became a source of inspiration for many after the couple…

LTFRB-7 to summon Worldwide Taxi operator on ‘isnabero cabbie’ incident involving PWD

Futch Anthony Inso 03/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board in Central Visayas (LTFRB-7) will summon the operator of Worldwide Taxi, after a post in social networking site, Facebook, went viral. In Melai Balsomo’s Facebook account,…

PWD Mandaue City City Hall employee files complaint against Mayor Luigi Quisumbing

Futch Inso 01/30/2019

Mandaue City, Cebu – A Mandaue City hall employee who is a person with disability (PWD) lodged a complaint against Mayor Luigi Gabriel Quisumbing before the Office of the Ombudsman Visayas because of his reassignment.  Michael Pielago…

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