Posts Tagged Persons with disability

MRT to offer free rides to PWDs from July 17 to 23

Aileen Cerrudo   •   July 16, 2021

MANILA, Philippines—In celebration of the 43rd National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation (NDPR) week, the Metro Rail Transit (MRT-3) will offer free rides to persons with disability (PWDs). In an advisory...

Comelec to set up satellite registration for PWDs in Navotas City on July 16

Marje Pelayo   •   July 15, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) will hold a satellite registration for persons with disability (PWDs) in Navotas City on Friday (July 16). The registration will be located...

DTI to craft guidelines on senior citizen, PWD discounts for online purchases

Marje Pelayo   •   December 10, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — Complaints are piling up with the National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA) regarding persons with disability (PWDs) who are not being given discounts from transactions made online...

DSWD allots P100k per field office for PWD assistive devices

Robie de Guzman   •   July 1, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has announced that starting this year, an annual budget of P100,000 will be allocated for each of its field...

DSWD urges public anew to report fraudulent use of PWD IDs

Robie de Guzman   •   June 30, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) on Tuesday reiterated its call on the public to report individuals who are illegally using persons with disability (PWD)...

QC issues stricter measures in issuing PWD IDs

Aileen Cerrudo   •   June 26, 2020

The Quezon City Government will enforce stricter measures in issuing Person with Disability (PWD) identification cards after reports of prevalent use of fraudulent PWD IDs. Memorandum Circular No. 16 was...

DTI probes reports on alleged abuse of PWD discount cards

Aileen Cerrudo   •   June 23, 2020

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) will investigate the reports of alleged misuse of Persons with Disability (PWD) identification cards. A photo circulated on social media last 20 June...

DILG orders LGUs to prioritize PWDs in COVID-19 relief distribution

Robie de Guzman   •   April 17, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Friday directed local government units (LGU) to prioritize persons with disabilities (PWD) in the distribution of relief...

PCG saves two PWDs accidentally left behind during evacuation

Aileen Cerrudo   •   January 20, 2020

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) have rescued two persons with disability (PWDs) who were “unknowingly left behind” during the evacuation in Agoncillio, Batangas. The PCG received a call from the...

PWDs to enjoy free rides at LRT-2, MRT-3 on July 17

Aileen Cerrudo   •   July 17, 2019

Persons with Disability (PWD) may avail LRT-2 and MRT-3’s free ride on Wednesday (July 17) in celebration of the 41st National Disability Prevention and Disability Week, LOOK: FREE RIDES FOR...

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