1 week DSWD allots P11.1 M for assistive devices for PWDs, seniors in 2021 budget MB
Good news for persons with disabilities (PWDs) and the elderly. The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has allocated P11.1 million to provide assistive devices to benefit the PWD sector and the senior citizens under its proposed 2021 budget. MANILA BULLETIN FILE This was relayed by Director Wayne Belizar of the DSWD Financial Services to the House Committee on Appropriations during its recent eight-hour deliberations on the agency’s proposed budget for 2021. “For fiscal year 2021, we have a budget for older persons and persons with disabilities in the amount P11.167 million,” he said, after Negros Occidental Rep. ... more