Every municipality in Maguindanao is expected this year to have an office for persons with disabilities (PWDs), the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) here said.
On August 28, 2015, the provincial government of this fast-rising province celebrated the culmination activity for the 37th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation advocacy of national government under its National Council on Disability Affairs of DSWD.
[REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7277]
AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE REHABILITATION, SELF-DEVELOPMENT AND SELF-RELIANCE OF DISABLED PERSON AND THEIR INTEGRATION INTO THE MAINSTREAM OF SOCIETY AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.
Persons with disabilities (PWDs) in Maguindanao's seaside Parang town benefited from an outreach mission of the provincial government, a local official said Monday.
The Senate approved on third and final reading Tuesday a bill seeking to exempt persons with disabilities from paying the mandatory 12 percent Value Added Tax on goods and services.