Provincial Governor Imelda ‘Angging’ Quibranza-Dimaporo spearheaded the distribution of customized wheelchairs and prosthetic legs to 26 Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) from seven (7) municipalities in the province which was held at the front of Governor Arsenio A. Quibranza Provincial Government Center, Pigcarangan, Tubod on February 23, 2021.
The Provincial Government is continuously providing assistance to PWDs through the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office supervised by Ms. Annabelle S. Mendez, with the purpose of encouraging PWDs to be active and responsible members of the society despite their infirmities and to encourage them to have a positive outlook amid the pandemic.
According to Ms. Mendez, the distribution of 16 customized wheelchairs and 10 prosthetic legs was made possible through the innate generosity of Governor Angging with the two Congressional Offices of 1st District Representative Cong. Mohamad Khalid Quibranza Dimaporo and 2nd District Representative Cong. Abdullah Dimakuta Dimaporo, and their dedication to always giving what is best for the people and for always thinking of ways to help alleviate their lives.
These devices will aid them in accomplishing their day to day tasks, either personal or work-related. Aside from the devices, recipients also received cash and food packs from the Governor.
Governor Angging also commended the effort the PWD Federated President Diodie A. Alota for his hardwork in assisting the PSWDO in acquiring the wheelchairs and artificial legs that was shipped all the way from Tahanang Walang Hagdanan in Manila. She also thanked the MSWDOs of the municipalities of Kauswagan, Lala, Tubod, Kapatagan, Maigo, and SND for their unparalleled support to the programs of the province.
“Dako among pasalamat kay Gob.Angging, Cong. Khalid, og Cong Abdullah sailahangkamaayo. Dako kaayong tabang kini na wheelchair saakong anak”, a mother of wheelchair recipient heartily said. PIO-LDN