The Alay sa may mga Kapansanan Association, Inc. (AKAI) is a non-profit and non-stock organization registered under SEC No. A200116478.
It aimed to help people with either physical and mental disability to gain a sense of self-worth, believing PWDs ‘should be treated equally no matter how physically challenged they are.’ It had given out wheelchairs, crutches, hearing aids and other assistive devices, and had conducted free medical and dental services to PWDs in many depressed areas, institutions, and schools.
Among of AKAI’s beneficiaries are Ginito Impang, 59, of Brgy.Luz, Cebu; Joselito Alcain, 44, of Naga; and Ryan Jay Eraya, 23, of Brgy. Sagkahan, Tacloban. It would teach soap making, slipper making, basket weaving, and food preparing, as well as conduct awareness and advocacy weeks with other associations and local government units in the Philippines. It continues to seek donations to purchase assistive devices for its beneficiaries and fund its future projects.
“There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up. – a quote from John Holmes that the AKAI uses on its website
Video taken from the YouTube Channel of Lex Code