We, in PWD Philippines, are against the abuse of the PWD ID. We are one in the call of the congressman on this abuse which is effectively filching money from our hard-earned taxes and we are also one in the prosecution of the perpetrators who have the gall to steal the benefits of the very people that RA 10754 has intended to protect. It is abuse upon abuse for a community of people who want nothing but to be treated with respect and equality.
Category: Benefits and perks
The Universal Health Care (UHC) Act is now law and has been made a priority bill by both Congress and the Senate. This law has been lauded by so many organizations and institutions including the World Health Organization as a landmark piece of legislation, and true enough, this law makes us Filipino citizens automatically covered by PhilHealth. This administration should pat itself on the back for implementing a law that many administrations in the past had tried to agree on.
Many senior citizens have been going on without full knowledge of their rights and benefits. Many have gotten used to the practice of paying full price, falling in line and being self-reliant as they had been for most of their lives. There is no shame in asking for the discounts afforded to you by law. Those who do demand to get their discounts, are sometimes met with jeering expressions from annoyed attendants. And this where misunderstandings turn to shouting matches. To the senior citizen, it is always best to know your rights and your benefits.These are:
Many of those who have disabilities have yet to claim their PWD ID and this article is for those who do not know if they…