In a significant measure to provide assistance to the differently abled persons and Senior Citizens, the City Government of Isabela headed by Mayor Sitti Djalia Hataman distributed assistive devices and provision of livelihood assistance to members of the said sectors, February 9, at the Senior Citizen Building, Barangay Tabuk.
About 27 wheelchairs, 5 walkers, 10 crutches and 20 canes worth Php 500,000 were given. At the same time, the PWD’s also received a cash pay-out of Php 5,000. The event was attended by almost 200 beneficiaries.
Twenty-two Barangays in Isabela City with qualified PWDs, who passed the assessment, also received livelihood assistance.
Gracing the activity were Vice Mayor Kifli Salliman, Councilor Karel Sakallahul, PWD Federation Pres. Gemma Paculio, Pres.
PWD – KPZ-1 Brgy. Adawiya Pisingan, Pres. SC-Lanote Brgy. Concepcion Quicho, FSCAP Pres. Dr. Sitti Hairan Ibrahim, OSCA Head Ruben Misuarez, and SWO II Nor-Aina B. Asmara representing the City Social Welfare and Development Office.