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Thrive Together Project empowers QCitizens 

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In a heartwarming display of support and empowerment, the Leonard Cheshire Disability Philippines Foundation, Inc. and Humanity and Inclusion congratulated the beneficiaries of the Thrive Together Project in Quezon City. Through this initiative, deserving individuals were given a seed grant of P15,000 each to kickstart their livelihood ventures, following their participation in the Business Planning Workshop.

Mary Joy Borja and Jean Bernadette Hortizuela were among the fortunate recipients who underwent training and received the seed grants to pursue their entrepreneurial aspirations. The event was graced by the presence of Mayor Joy Belmonte and Ms. Deborah Dacanay from the Persons with Disability Affairs Office, who joined in the distribution of grants to the beneficiaries.

The Thrive Together Project aims to provide support to persons with disabilities by offering training opportunities and expanding their knowledge in livelihood programs, ultimately empowering them to become self-sufficient and financially independent.


The Leonard Cheshire Disability Philippines Foundation, Inc. and Humanity and Inclusion have been instrumental in fostering inclusivity and enabling persons with disabilities to unlock their full potential. By equipping them with the necessary skills and resources, the project paves the way for a brighter future, where individuals can thrive and contribute meaningfully to their communities.

The seed grants serve as a catalyst for these individuals to transform their innovative ideas into sustainable businesses. With the support and mentorship provided through the Business Planning Workshop, Mary Joy Borja, Jean Bernadette Hortizuela, and other recipients have the opportunity to turn their passions and talents into viable sources of income.

This initiative is a testament to Quezon City's commitment to creating an inclusive and supportive environment for persons with disabilities. By investing in their skills development and livelihood opportunities, the local government, together with partner organizations, strives to break barriers and promote equal opportunities for all members of the community.

The Thrive Together Project stands as a beacon of hope, demonstrating the power of collaboration and compassion in uplifting the lives of individuals with disabilities. As the beneficiaries embark on their entrepreneurial journeys, their successes will serve as an inspiration to others, showcasing the limitless potential that lies within every person, regardless of their abilities.


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