PWD killed inside sari-sari store in Minglanilla, Cebu

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 07/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Minglanilla police are still trying to establish the identity of the gunman who killed a Person With Disability (PWD) who was sitting inside a family-owned sari-sari store past 7 a.m. on Saturday,…

Lapu-Lapu offers livelihood program to PWDs

Futch Anthony Inso 07/18/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City government has celebrated the 44th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation (NDPR) Week. During its kick-off on Monday, July 18, 2022, at Hoops Dome in Barangay Gun-ob, several persons with disability…

Lapu-Lapu DRRMO to give tents to families, whose homes were destroyed by Odette

Futch Anthony Inso 12/27/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (DRRMO) in Lapu-Lapu City will distribute tents to families, whose houses were destroyed by typhoon Odette.  Nagiel Bañacia, DRMMO head, said that this would serve as…

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…

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