Turn-over Ceremony of Livelihood Assistance to Federation of Persons with Disability

The Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office-SDS headed by Hon. Alexander T. Pimentel, Provincial Governor through Mrs. Hershe Lorenzana-Nuñez, RSW, PSWDO, together with Mrs. Sheila T. Arizobal, RSW, PWD Focal Person spearheaded the turn-over ceremony of livelihood assistance to Federation of Person with Disability with the amount of One hundred Fifty Thousand Pesos (₱150,000.00) on November 7, 2022, at Terraza Victoria, Barobo, Surigao del Sur.

The said amount is the expression of support of the Provincial Government to the Bangus Production Project managed by the Federation of Person with Disability in the Municipality of Barobo. The checked was received by Hon. Mayor Joey Pama together with Nancy Silva, Chairwoman on Social Committee; Ronnie Ramos, Municipal Agriculturist Officer; and Marilou Godito, MSWDO. The said event was witnessed by the PWD chapter presidents and members.

The activity fell under the umbrella of PSWDO's program and services for people with disabilities. These services include disability prevention, rehabilitation, and equal opportunity for people who are physically, mentally, or socially disabled. The goal is to increase these people's capacity to lead more fulfilling, fruitful, and satisfying lives and, ultimately, to become independent and contributing members of society.

by Junie A. Bapor Jr., RSW.