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2013 World Deafblind Confab Organizers Tap Local Experts

2013 World Deafblind Confab Organizers Tap Local Experts

In town to tap local counterparts for a 2013 “International Conference of the World Federation of the Deafblind” slated in the country, was a delegation led by Mr. Christer Nilsson...
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MESSAGE OF MMDA CHAIRMAN ATTY. FRANCIS N. TOLENTINO in the Celebration of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities

MESSAGE OF CHAIRMAN ATTY. FRANCIS N. TOLENTINO CELEBRATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES 3 DECEMBER 2012 MMDA GROUNDS, MAKATI CITY   MAGANDANG UMAGA SA INYONG LAHAT. NGAYONG ARAW AY GINUGUNITA NATIN ANG...
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FREE MRT 3, LRT AND PNR RIDES FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

We are pleased to inform you that Secretary Joseph Emilio Aguinaldo Abaya of the Department of Transportation and Communications has granted the request of the Council to avail free rides...
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Background of the Celebration of the 2012 International Day of Persons with Disabilities, December 3

Background of the Celebration of the 2012 International Day of Persons with Disabilities, December 3

    Over one billion people, or approximately 15 per cent of the world’s population, live with some form of disability. Persons with disabilities, “the world’s largest minority”, often face barriers to participation...
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APT, Apt for Carmona PWDs

APT, Apt for Carmona PWDs

Appropriate Paper-based Technology (APT) cheered.  Carmona trainees above, show off finished items and take to heart APT, by author Bevill Parker, British Environmentalist, which ‘’makes something out of nothing’’. Turning...
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YOUNG VOICES’ SHOUT- OUT “ May PWD ID Kami,  Kasali  Kami!!

YOUNG VOICES’ SHOUT- OUT “ May PWD ID Kami, Kasali Kami!!

Leonard Cheshire Disability Philippines Foundation, Inc. (LCDPFI) gathered over 60 young people with disabilities and partners, to launch these “Young Voices” (YVs) as a powerhouse cast of disability advocates in...
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Lady Mayor Adopts “Bags for Life” in Carmona, Cavite

Lady Mayor Adopts “Bags for Life” in Carmona, Cavite

After an exciting exhibit and sale of fashionable “Bags for Life” crafted by persons with disabilities and their kins at the Municipal Hall last November 7, 2012,  Mayor Dahlia Loyola...
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RP Joins UN-ESCAP’s Intergovernmental Meeting to Assess AP Decade of Persons with Disabilities

RP Joins UN-ESCAP’s Intergovernmental Meeting to Assess AP Decade of Persons with Disabilities

‘’MAKE THE RIGHT REAL-PHilippine Delegation – Standing left to right: DSWD Undersecretary  & In-Charge of NCDA/Head of the Delegation Parisya L. Taradji, NCDA-Programs Management Division Assistant Chief/Planning Officer IV Marlu...
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NCDA Cheers Delegates to Korea’s “ Global Challenge for Youth with Disabilities”

NCDA Cheers Delegates to Korea’s “ Global Challenge for Youth with Disabilities”

800x600 Normal 0 false false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Pinch-hitting for ED Carmen Reyes-Zubiaga, DED Matt Lee Jr., met the 5-man team for this world event on October 29-November 2, 2012 in Incheon, Korea.  He helped find the team’s...
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NCDA Marks Appointment of COMELEC Commissioner Grace Padaca

NCDA Marks Appointment of COMELEC Commissioner Grace Padaca

In her GMA7 “Unang Hirit “Interview on October 5, 2012, woman advocate Grace Padaca, spoke of her appointment as new COMELEC Commissioner.   Accompanied no less by DILG Secretary Mar Roxas...
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Persons with disabilities may now avail of free legal assistance

In recognition of the need to assist persons with disabilities in their legal concerns,  the National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA), an attached agency of the Department of Social Welfare...
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