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DOLE-NCR Joins Celebration of NDPR Week

The Department of Labor and Employment- National Capital Region was among the National Government Agencies tapped by the Ligal ng mga May Kapansanan sa Pilipinas to join the culminating activity in the observance of the National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation (NDPR) Week held in grounds of Quezon City Hall on 21 July 2017. The activity wa attended by about 2, 000 PWDs from various districts of Quezon City.

In the message of support of DOLE-NCR Regional Director Henry John S. Jalbuena, delivered in his behalf by Mr. Ryan Roberto E. Delos Reyes, Sr. LEO of TSSD-EPWW emphasized that the rights and welfare of the Persons with Disabilities remains in the forefront of the Department's priorities. He mentioned the different programs being implemented by DOLE-NCR that caters to the wellbeing of the sector such as the Tulong Alalay sa Taong May Kapansanan for both employment facilitation and livelihood assistance and Labor Laws Compliance System in line with the PWDs access to facilities.

Mr. Paulo Francisco of QCFO provided information on livelihood interventions being provided to the sector. The rudiments of said assistance were likewise discussed. During the Open Forum, Ms. Luz Bautista, QC-LGU Livelihood Focal Person, attested to the Brgy. San Antonio, QC who were given a grant of P54,000 that enabled them to developed dishwashiong liquid which were sold in thye nearbly markets. Through said undertakings, the beneficiaries were bable to support their families including their differently abled children.

A Job Fair was held in the afternoon wherein more than 4,000 job vacancies await the sector. The activity was conducted in coordination with the City's Public Employment Service Office.

The commitment of DOLE-NCR is in line with the NDPR Week's theme 'Karapatan at Pribelehiyo ng May Kapansanan: Isakatuparan at Ipaglaban" through the implementation of programs and services that aims to empower the sector and at the same time forms part of nation building and economic development.

 

By: RYAN ROBERTO E. DELOS REYES, Senior LEO TSSD-EPWW

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2017-07-22
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