Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Hundreds of wheel chairs benefit poor in Davao City

An old woman in Davao City who was recently given a wheel chair speaks to lawyer Karlo Nograles and praised him and his father House Speaker Prospero Nograles for the donation. The Nograleses have donated hundreds of wheel chairs mostly to poor recipients in the city's 1st District.

DAVAO CITY, Philippines – Residents in the southern Filipino city of Davao praised the humanitarian programs of House Speaker Prospero Nograles.

The solon and his son and chief of staff, lawyer Karlo Nograles, are both active in many humanitarian and development projects aimed at helping poor families in the 1st District of Davao City.

Nograles who belongs to the 1st District have launched various pro-poor programs and one of them is the “Oplan Kalusugan” where the duo distributed wheel chairs to disabled residents.

Just recently, the young Nograles led a distribution of wheel chairs to residents.

“At least in our little way, we are able to bring a smile and offer a little bit of comfort to them,” he said.
He also told poor residents who needed wheel chairs or medical assistance to visit the congressional office in Quirino Avenue in Davao City or get in touch with their village leaders.

The father and son tandem have distributed hundreds of wheel chairs in Davao City.

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