National Parks Development Committee (NPDC) 60the Anniversary

February 6, 2023

The National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA) joined the celebration of the 60th Founding Anniversary of the National Parks Development Committee (NPDC) held earlier today at the Independence Flagpole, Rizal Park, Luneta, Manila.
NPDC’s Executive Director, Ms. Cecille Lorenzana Romero, in her speech, welcomed everyone to the Stop and Salute event. She said that they have prepared 60 events that will be implemented throughout the year in promotion of the culture of the Philippines.
One of the highlights of the event is the appreciation of their partners and stakeholders. They provided each partner with a certificate that affirmed that sustaining partners are the foundation of their accomplishments.

Group photo of representatives who attended the Flag ceremony in Rizal Park
Group photo of representatives who attended the Flag ceremony in Rizal Park

Group photo of the four division chiefs of NCDA, at the back is the Rizal monument
Group photo of the four division chiefs of NCDA, at the back is the Rizal monument

Another group photo of the NCDA division chiefs and Concurrent OIC together with some representative from NPDC
Another group photo of the NCDA division chiefs and Concurrent OIC together with some representative from NPDC

Another group photo of NCDA chiefs while Concurrent OIC is holding the Certificate of Appreciation given to NCDA by NPDC
Another group photo of NCDA chiefs while Concurrent OIC is holding the Certificate of Appreciation given to NCDA by NPDC

Group photo of representatives from NDPC together with Concurrent OIC of NCDA.
Group photo of representatives from NDPC together with Concurrent OIC of NCDA.

Gender and Development (GAD) Training

February 6, 2023

NCDA recently conducted a three-day GAD training entitled GAD Mainstreaming Disability Inclusive Program. Mr. Raymond Mazo served as our Resource Person. NCDA Officer-in-Charge-Executive Director Dandy C. Victa delivered his opening remarks and welcomed all participants, including Mr. Mazo.

Mr. Raymond Mazo served as GAD  Resource Person
Mr. Raymond Mazo served as GAD Resource Person

Group photo of participants
Group photo of participants

Concurrent Officer in Charge - Executive Director Dandy C. Victa
Concurrent Officer in Charge - Executive Director Dandy C. Victa

Mr. Mazo discussing a topic
Mr. Mazo discussing a topic

Another group photo of participants
Another group photo of participants

February Is National Down Syndrome Consciousness Month

February 6, 2023

International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2022 Theme

December 6, 2022

19th ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER (ADHD) AWARENESS WEEK

October 6, 2022

THE NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

September 8, 2022

19th CPAP Week

September 8, 2022



The Inclusive Development Partners Program Coordinators, Kate Brolley and Ashley Stone paid a visit to the National Council on Disability Affairs

September 8, 2022

The Inclusive Development Partners Program Coordinators, Kate Brolley and Ashley Stone paid a visit to the National Council on Disability Affairs for an exploratory discussion to learn more about the learners with disabilities in the Philippines. The team is also looking at how the US Agency for International Development (USAID) can provide interventions with the basic education that will fit into the government’s strategies and vision for inclusive education. #



Technical Working Group to discuss further the concerns of the sector in transportation, accessibility and proper procedure in acquiring a driver’s license.

September 8, 2022

Leaders from different persons with disabilities organizations formed a Technical Working Group to discuss further the concerns of the sector in transportation, accessibility and proper procedure in acquiring a driver’s license.
The National Council on Disability Affairs Executive Director, Don Fradejas, committed to support the group in achieving the common goal of having persons with disabilities live independently and participate fully in all aspects of life.
The meeting was held at the NCDA Disability Resource and Development Center (DRDC) building last September 01, 2022.





2022 CPAP Week Celebration Tarpaulin Final Design

August 22, 2022

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