The awarding coincides with the province’s 1st Mabini Batangan Awards, held last July 18 at Batangas Provincial Capitol. No less than their newly elected for the second term popular movie and TV icon Vilma Santos-Recto graced the affair and received the award.
The awarding ceremony is part of yearly celebration of National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week. PWD Friendly Website Awards is given to government and private agencies that passed the web accessibility recommendations set by the National Computer Center and National Council on Disability Affairs under the Joint NCDA-NCC Circular No.1 which was evaluated by the Philippine Web Accessibility Group.
The activity was under the leadership and advocacy of Mr. Ronnel Del Rio, a visually impaired UN ESCAP Ambassador together with Ms. Joy Montalbo of Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (PSWDO).