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Ecuador begins third phase of the Manuela Espejo Mission

Today, on the International Day of people with special abilities, the third phase of the project Manuela Espejo Solidarity Mission, which provides a benefit to nearly 65,000 people, of which 294,611 were studied, diagnosed and georeferenced, begins. This was announced by Vice...
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Ecuadorean Government plans to donate 4,606 prostheses

Ecuadorian Vice President Lenin Moreno, announced the plan “Prosthetics and Orthotics” for the creation of 300 prostheses monthly over a period of 18 months as part of social assistance for disabled citizens. Moreno was present at the opening of a workshop for the...
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Ecuador Offers Prosthetics Factory to Address Disability in Latin America

The Government of Ecuador offered last Saturday to build a prosthetics factory in order to supply prosthesis to people with disabilities. This was stated by Ecuadorian Vice President Lenin Moreno, who led the government Saturday’s report, which is usually led by President...
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Lenin Moreno is Being Promoted for the Nobel of Peace

The Nobel Committee for Peace, which promotes the candidacy of Vice President of Ecuador, Lenin Moreno, to receive that award, so far has collected two million signatures supporting the nomination, said the president of that group, Hector Cueva. The collection of signatures began...
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A Bill for Handicapped People was Approved

On Tuesday the National Ecuadorian Assembly passed with 94 votes (from all attendants in the room) the Organic Bill for Hadicapped People. The text has 118 articles and contains a number of benefits for people with disabilities, including tax exemptions, access to scholarships,...
Disability Citizens demand the Bolivian Government for Civil Rights

Disability Citizens demand the Bolivian Government for Civil Rights

In Bolivia, more than a hundred disabilities people protested aggressively against the Government for approval a law on state subsidies. “About 150 people are in wheelchairs, some in a makeshift tent, the rest in the street,” hetold reporters leader Camilo Bianchi....