Penang: A Home for Persons with Disabilities

By Sarah Daniel Jacob

May 2020 COVER STORY
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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...

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Sarah Daniel Jacob

is a social media ethnographer who loves coffee, Star Wars, floorball and tennis. But ultimately, her passion for writing and comedy is undeniable. She’s basically a grammar nazi who loves making people laugh.