All You Need to Know About the Benefits of Owning a PWD ID

A friend who was recently diagnosed with stage 4 cancer was granted a PWD ID card. This allows him certain privileges in establishments and government agencies such as discounts on purchases, prioritized transactions and filing, and parking privileges. He said he truly appreciates the PWD ID card as it helps him move around and accomplishContinue reading “All You Need to Know About the Benefits of Owning a PWD ID”

Republic Act 10754: Understanding the Expanded Benefits and Privileges of the Pinoy PWD

Persons with Disabilities (PWDs), like our beloved Senior Citizens, are rightfully entitled to additional benefits and privileges such as discounts and VAT exemptions at pharmacies, groceries, and dining establishments.  They should also be given priority in public transportation and parking spaces, cashier lines, and access ways such as elevators and escalators. For everybody’s information, weContinue reading “Republic Act 10754: Understanding the Expanded Benefits and Privileges of the Pinoy PWD”

The Pinoy PWD: Up, Close, and Personal

“Kailangan bang naka upo sa wheelchair o naka saklay ang PWD bago siya i-consider na person with disability?  Kasi PWD ako pero ayaw akong bigyan ng discount sa parmasya dahil ayaw maniwalang PWD ako.” – Mila, an epileptic. Often when we see the acronym “PWD”, we think of a person who isn’t able to walkContinue reading “The Pinoy PWD: Up, Close, and Personal”