Iloilo City Gov’t gives aid to PWD students

A total of 15 Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) student beneficiaries from different colleges and universities were each given P5,000 allowance by Acting Mayor Jose Espinosa III during the Iloilo City Hall Monday flag ceremony.

There were four beneficiaries from University of Iloilo, three from Iloilo Science and Technology University, two from West Visayas State University, and one each from St. Therese College, Western Institute of Technology, University of San Agustin, Central Philippine University, and Technical Education and Skills Development Authority.

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The City Government through City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO) in coordination with Office of Persons with Disability Affairs (OPDA) has been providing qualified PWD students better opportunities through educational assistance given every semester for four years.

“We encourage all PWD individuals to continue striving and working hard to finish their studies for we are always willing to help them reach their dreams by giving them opportunities like this,” said OPDA head Blessilda Mabilog.

A total of P150,000 was allocated for this year’s educational project which is for selected PWDs.

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