Posts Tagged PWD

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...

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...

Manila ordinances to provide P500 monthly to PWDs, seniors, students, solo parents

Aileen Cerrudo   •   July 25, 2019

Two Manila ordinances, signed by Mayor Isko Moreno, will provide P500 monthly allowance to Persons with Disability (PWD), seniors, students, and solo parents. On Thursday, Moreno has signed two ordinances...

Bill seeks more job opportunities for PWDs

Marje Pelayo   •   April 15, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – A bill that seeks to provide better inclusion for persons with disability (PWD) in the country’s workforce has been filed in Senate. Senate Bill 1249 filed by...

DFA dismisses consular officer for disrespecting PWD applicant

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 11, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has relieved a consular officer from his duties on Friday after disrespecting and humiliating a polio-stricken journalist while applying for a...

PWDs undergo earthquake and disaster simulation drill

UNTV News   •   July 21, 2017

After the Metro Manila shake drill last week, the earthquake readiness of persons with disabilities (PWD) in San Juan City was tested on Thursday. The drill was organized by Persons...

TESDA to give free skills training to PWDs, members of media and kin

admin   •   February 16, 2017

MANILA — The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and the National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA) have signed on Wednesday, an agreement to give free skills training to...

PINK taxis for women and PWD’s officially launched by LTFRB

UNTV News   •   March 12, 2015

MANILA, Philippines – After the launching of the pink jeepneys, UVs and buses in Metro Manila, 60 pink taxis were officially launched by Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB)...

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