ORMOC CITY-A thousand T-shirts for a week-long celebration.
The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH)-Leyte Fourth District Engineering Office (DEO) has given over 1,000 navy blue t-shirts to the City Social Welfare and Development, Monday morning, (July 16).
The said t-shirts were intended to be distributed and be used by persons with disability (PWDs) for their 40th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation (NDPR) Celebration for 2018.
This was part of the department’s support to the week-long celebration conducted by the CSWDO from July 16 to 22, 2018, with the theme, “Kakayahan at Kasanayan para sa Kabuhayan Tungo sa Kaunlaran”.
To raise awareness about the inherent rights and privileges of PWDs, the celebration on National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week was declared to be held every third week of July.
This is in accordance with Presidential Proclamation No. 361 dated August 19, 2000, and Administrative Order No. 35 dated May 3, 2002, directing all government offices to hold activities promoting the annual observance of the said celebration. (PIA8-Southern Leyte, with a report from AMALE LARRAZABAL)