Philippine Web Accessibility Group

Batangas Receives PWD Friendly Website Awards

July 19, 2013 8:22 am READER MODE  1 comment

Nearly a year after their PWAG-NCDA led web accessibility seminar, the Official Website of Batangas Province is now the first provincial website that received the “PWD Friendly Website Awards”.

PWAG President Jojo Esposa shakes the hand of Batangas Governor Vilma Santos-Recto.

PWAG President Jojo Esposa Jr. shakes the hand of Batangas Governor Vilma Santos-Recto.

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.

Batangas Provincial Information Office Staff pose together with Gov. Recto, PWAG and NCDA representatives.

Batangas Provincial Information Office Staff

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.

Jojo pose together with Batangas Web Developer Jo Gutierrez and NCDA's Dandy Victa.

Jojo together with Batangas Web Developer Jonathan Gutierrez and NCDA's Dandy Victa.

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).

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