Third week of July was proclaimed as the National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation (NDPR) Week to raise awareness on the problems on disability, and encourage every citizen to take active responsibility in addressing these issues. Municipalities in different part of the Philippines host several activities for the said event. Program of Activity Here … Continue reading Calamba City NDPR Week Program of Activities
I am happy to announce that Pwedeng-pwd.wordpress.com has finally migrated to it's new world wide web address. Pwedeng-pwd.com After much thought, the migration to a the new domain name is a commitment to deliver more professional and formal content. firstname.lastname@example.org Accompanying the new domain name is the email address for a more convenient … Continue reading Pwedeng-pwd is now a (dot)COM!
The audition for the 2nd Himig Tanglaw singing competition is on! The Screening The contest is open to all the members/students of Philippine National School for the Blind, Philippine Chamber of Massage Industry of Visually Impaired Inc. (PCMIVI), Philippine Blind Union (PBU), National and Area Vocational Rehabilitation Centers of DSWD. Interested contestants must NOT be … Continue reading Let your Voice be our Light
Category Utility Description of App TapTapSee is a mobile camera application designed specifically for the blind and visually impaired iOS users, powered by the CloudSight.ai image recognition API. The app utilizes the device’s camera and VoiceOver functions to photograph objects and identify them out loud for the user. In TapTapSee, the user double-taps the … Continue reading TapTapSee
CategoryBankingDescription of AppUMobile is a dynamic mobile banking application that enables you to do the following, anytime and anywhere:Check your real-time account balancePay your billsTransfer funds (Pre-enrollment of the 3rd party account to Union Bank branch near you is required for security reasons, If you want to transfer funds to another UnionBank account)Buy prepaid load … Continue reading Union Bank- U Mobile App
Listen to Sarah Joyce Roberts’ rendition of the 1998 hit “Angel” by Sarah McLachlan. I first heard this song in the movie sound tract from City of Angels and from then on this became one of my all time favorite songs. Like the original song, Sarah Joyce’s cover gives me chills. I feel … Continue reading Truly Angelic!
The following individuals are the happy Filipino recipients of mobility canes from Kustom Cane’s “You Cane Give” Initiative. In behalf of the above recipients, I wish to thank Jimmy, Wendy and Shep for the generosity that they have shown us. With these canes, we will show everyone around us that blindness never … Continue reading White Cane Recipients of “You Cane Give” Initiative
Below is the steps to avail of the 20 percent PWD discount in GRAB. DOWNLOAD THE GRAB APP. You may download the GRAB APP from the AppStore if you are using iOS devices, or from Google Play Store for Android devices. Activate the GRAB App and register an account. APPLY FOR 20 PERCENT … Continue reading Avail PWD Discount on your GRAB Rides
Nowadays, anyone can book real-time his/her airplane ticket in the comfort of their home including persons with disability PWD and senior citizens. They only need a good internet connection and a computer or a mobile phone. But the current on-line booking system limitation do not allow redemption of the mandated discount for PWD and senior … Continue reading PWD and Senior Citizens Discount on Airplane On-line Booking
In June 2016 the Land Transportation Franchising Regulatory Board (LTFRB) issued a statement reminding transport network vehicle services (TNVS) including Uber, Grab, and uHop shuttle service operators and drivers to honor the mandated 20 percent discount for Students, Persons with Disability(PWD) and Senior Citizens. Upon reading the said news, I tried to contact UBER … Continue reading How to avail discount from UBER Manila for PWD riders