Category: Executive Director’s Corner

Activities and accomplishments of current NCDA Executive Director

Recipients of free hearing assessment pose together with Sir Don

Free Hearing Assessment

The National Council on Disability Affairs in collaboration with Barangay 171 Bagumbong Person with Disability Association Inc. conducted the Free Hearing Assessment held on September 23, 2023 in Barangay 171 Bagumbong, Zone  15, District 1, Caloocan City. [...] 

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20th Cerebral Palsy Awareness and Protection Week Celebration Schedule of Activities

20th Cerebral Palsy and Protection Week

The National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA) joins the Nation in celebration of the 20th Cerebral Palsy  and Protection Week from September 16 – 22, 2023. This year’s theme is “ Taong May Cerebral Palsy Mahalin, Unawain, Isama’t Iugnay Upang Kakayahan At Galing ay Pagyamanin.” Calendar of Activities for the week -long celebration was posted. [...] 

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NCDA participates in plant-run

“Plant-Run” of The Civil Service Commission

The National Council on Disability Affairs attended and participated in the first “Plant-Run” of the Civil Service Commission held in Yes City, Brgy. Cuyambay, Tanay, Rizal on September 17, 2023, as part of the celebration of the 123rd anniversary of the Civil Service in the Philippines. [...] 

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Sir Don poses together with Women with Disabilities advocates

Trainers’ Training Manual On Gender And Equality Focusing On Women With Disabilities

The first rollout of Luzon Cluster participants of the Trainers’ Training Manual on Gender and Equality Focusing on Women with Disabilities was held in Kimberly Hotel, Tagaytay City on September 5 and 6, 2020. This was participated by PDAO officers, Disability Advocates and Gad Focal Persons. NCDA Executive Director Joniro “Don” Fradejas delivered his welcome speech to the guests and participants, while Concurrent OIC Deputy Executive Director, Dandy C. Victa gave the overview of the training. [...] 

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RCDA Central Luzon conducts strategic planning for 2024-2026

Regional Committee On Disability Affairs Central Luzon Strategic Plan, 2024-2026

The NCDA facilitated the development of the Regional Committee on Disability Affairs (RCDA) Central Luzon Strategic Plan, 2024-2026 during the Strategic Planning and Leadership Training organized by DSWD Field Office 3, held on September 4 -5, 2023. The said plan focuses on three priority areas namely (1) Policy Development on Disability (2) Disability Data Collection and (3) Capacity Building. The undertaking was held in Angeles City, Pampanga. [...] 

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Department Of Science and Technology – Metals Industry Research and Development Center invites NCDA

On September 4, 2023, National Council on Disability Executive Director Joniro G. Fradejas, represented by Atty. Walter Jason G. Alava (Regional Programs Coordinator) and MJ Dela Pena (MIS, Chief) was invited by the Department of Science and Technology – Metals Industry Research and Development Center headed by Executive Director Robert O. Dizon. He was represented by the Deputy Executive Director Agustin M. Fudolig. [...] 

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Sir Don together with SSS Batasan Branch Head Marieta Barredo

NCDA avails SSS E-wheel Services

The National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA) availed the e-Wheels services, which were provided by the Social Security System – Batasan Branch last 9 August 2023. This service aims to reach its members within the community by providing services such as an online application for SS numbers for individuals, acceptance of member data change request forms, verification, and other services. [...] 

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Regional Conference on Disability, Davao City

1st Regional Conference On Disability

NCDA Executive Director  Janiro  Fradejas was invited  on the 1st Regional Conference on Disability: Effective Coordination Mechanism towards Disability Inclusive Development. A warmth  welcome message was delivered by Atty. Vanessa B. Goc-Ong, Regional Director of Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) 11. [...] 

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Si Don delivers his welcome remarks on women with disabilities

Workshop on Mental Health with Youth and Women With Disabilities

NCDA Executive Director Joniro F. Fradejas delivered his welcome remarks at the Workshop on Mental Health with Youth and Women with Disabilities held on June 26 and 27, 2023 in Hortz Hotel and Resorts located in Tagaytay City. The NCDA partnered with Department of Health and National Center for Mental Health in conducting workshop. Various Local Government Units in Region IV-A participated in the workshop composed of persons with disabilities. [...] 

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Sir Don poses together with Para Chess Team

NCDA supports the Philippine Para Chess Team

The Philippine Para Chess team composed of 22 Para Athletes;  4 men and 3 women completely blind; 4 men and 3 women partially blind; 4 men and 4 women with physical disability and four Coaching staff , will compete to the ASEAN Para Games on Jun 3 to 9, 2023 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. [...] 

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