TUBOD, Lanao del Norte – Along with the Celebration of the 44th National Disability and Prevention and Rehabilitation Week, the Provincial Government of Lanao del Norte hosted a program to raise awareness and support people with disability, to inspire them to become active participants of the nation building.
Through the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (PSWDO), headed by Ms. Annabelle Mendez, the program was held on July 26, 2022, at the Mindanao Civic Center Gymnasium with the theme, “Pamahalaan Kaakibat sa Pagtupad ng Pantay na Edukasyon, Trabaho at Kabuhayan, Tugon sa pagpapalakas ng Taong may Kapansanan”.
In her message Governor Imelda “Angging” Dela Cruz Quibranza congratulated the PWD sector, especially the Federated President, Mr. Diode Alota, for being active in sustaining and expanding their organization. She said,”padayon ang among pagsuporta niining sektor kay dako ang among pagtuo nga pinaagi sa equal access to opportunities dako kamo’g matbang sa atong kalambuan dinhi sa atong lalawigan”.
Over 725 PWDs from the 15 municipalities of the province participated and had fun during the program. Aside from the raffle draw and the various items prepared, the event became more remarkable and delightful as they shared their talents. Governor Angging also sang “Kinsa Siya” song with the crowd. PIO-LDN