Newly-elected officials of Butuan City Association of Persons with Disabilities (BAPWDs) take their oath after they successfully conducted the election on July 17, 2017 at Agusan del Norte Provincial Capitol Covered Court.

The oath taking, led by City Social Welfare and Development Focal person for PWDs Lorna Bandola, happened during the kick-off activity of the 39th National Disability and Prevention (NDPR) week with the theme “Karapatan at Pribilehiyo ng Maykapansanan: Isakatuparan at Ipaglaban”.

Part of the commitment of the said group is to support and strengthen advocacy on the full implementation of all PWDs laws especially their rights and privileges. ###(ABEGAIL R. ALVAREZ/Social Marketing Unit/DSWD Field Office Caraga)