APOLINARIO MABINI AWARDS
APOLINARIO MABINI AWARDS
The Apolinario Mabini Awards was launched by the Philippine Foundation for the Rehabilitation of the Disabled, Inc. (PFRD) in 1974 on the occasion of its Silver Anniversary. Since then, it has been a major biennial program of the PFRD. The Awards was named after one of the country’s foremost heroes, Apolinario Mabini, also known as the Sublime Paralytic. His disability was not a hindrance to his creative genius that provided inspiration to the Philippine revolution.
* To recognize individuals, groups and agencies that have made outstanding contributions to persons with disabilities.
* To promote wider recognition of disabled persons as self-respecting, self-reliant and productive members of society.
Awards Categories :
Nominee shall be a disabled Filipino who has been able to surmount his/her handicap and has served as a role model to other individuals with disabilities.
Nominee shall be a group composed of disabled Filipino citizen who have surmounted handicap and together attained note worthy achievements in a cultural, educational, vocational, spiritual, athletic or economic activity.
Nominee shall be an employer of any nationality in business or industry, government or private, that has an outstanding record of hiring, employing or promoting persons with disabilities for at least three years.
Nominee shall be an establishment, government or private, which has been most responsive to the needs of persons with disabilities by providing the facilities and services which make their access to, exit out, and stay in the establishment safer, more pleasant and convenient.
Nominee shall have designed and instituted a website that is easily accessible to and in service of persons with various disabilities (visually-impaired, orthopedically-impaired, etc.) for whom more opportunities for growth have been presented and whose communication skills were enhanced accordingly.
Nominee shall be a recognized local government unit which has rendered exceptional services to the mass of citizens with disabilities within its jurisdiction in the last two year.
Nominee shall be a person, office, firm or organization with outstanding direct involvement of a voluntary nature for the rehabilitation of persons with disabilities. Nominee shall have made this achievement within the last two years.
Nominee shall be a personalities/groups/institutions in the media (radio/print/TV) who have made considerable inroads in advocating for the rights & welfare of the disabled.
For the person who has made exceptional contributions to the rehabilitation of persons with disabilities in the last two years.