The Local Government Unit of Dipaculao joined the celebration of Persons with Disability Week on July 29, 2015. The celebration was headed by the Municipal Social Welfare and Development Office (MSWDO). This activity was attended by the Municipal Mayor, Hon. Reynante A. Tolentino, Municipal Vice Mayor Teresita A. Tolentino and SB Member, the MLGOO Ms. Cecilia G. Rubio and Hon. Danilo A. Tolentino, Board Member of the 2nd District of Aurora, Province. Two Hundred One (201) participants and other visitors were also attended.
This is a one day activity started with a Fun Walk around the Municipal Compound, to ensure the safety of the persons with disabilities, three (3) Police Officers from Dipaculao Police Station escorted them. Other activities conducted were cultural activities presented by different barangays, distribution of assistive devices to qualified/needy PWD’s, awarding/pay out of educational assistance to PWD students and Fun games on the 2nd part of the program. During the celebration, the PWD’s were participative in joining the fun games and cultural activities. Beneficiaries of assistive devices and educational assistance were very thankful because it will help them lighten their present situation.
Issues on the Benefits and Privileges of PWD’s were also tackled by the Guest Speakers, Hon. ReynanteTolentino, Hon. Danilo A. Tolentino and MLGOO Ms.Cecilia Rubio. It is very important for the PWD’s to know their benefits and privileges. It will also help boost their moral knowing that the government has the responsibility to promote for their best welfare.
The celebration of 37th year of National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week in Dipaculao, Aurora is a successful one.