PWDs receive livelihood aid, mobility & assistive devices from Gov


Gov. Bong Lacson turned over livelihood assistance projects that include photocopiers and ID laminating machines, and mobility and assistive devices such as wheelchairs, crutches, and single and quad canes to persons with disabilities (PWDs), in a ceremony held at the Capitol Grounds, yesterday, December 9.

The recipients were the PWDs from Hinigaran, Candoni, La Castellana, Murcia, Salvador Benedicto, Pulupandan, Hinobaan, Pontevedra, Ilog, Moises Padilla, Isabela, EB Magalona, Binalbagan, San Enrique, and the cities of Escalante, La Carlota, Himamaylan, Sagay and Cadiz.

It is part of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, celebrated on the first week of December with the theme, Building Back Better: toward a disability-inclusive, accessible and sustainable post COVID-19 World.

The said projects were jointly funded by the Provincial Government of Negros Occidental and Department of Health Region VI.