Penang: A Home for Persons with Disabilities

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THE PENANG STATE government works contemporaneously with the federal government to provide aid and assistance for citizens in need. A top priority category is the Persons with Disabilities, or PwDs. The shared programmes and schemes introduced by both levels of government include the registration of PwDs, financial aids, Disability Equality Training (DET), artificial tool assistance, Disability Worker Allowance (EPC), Community Rehabilitation Programmes (PDK), and the establishment of welfare institutions. A trainee being taught how to garden by one of the trainers at PDK Perai. In his Budget 2020 speech, Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow announced an increase to the annual aid from ...


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