Auditor / Jocelyn Garcia / Philippines

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  • Exec.Vice Pres./ Chief Operations Officer – Tahanang Walang Hagdanan (TWH)
  • Board  Auditor – WAsia
  • President – WOW Leap (Women with Disabilities Leap to Social and Economic Progress

Joy is an active advocate for persons with disability in the Philippines. In her quest for change she organizes advocacy and lobbying activities, attended consultations and policy change/formulation promoting rights-based society. Together with NCDA, she organizes group discussion and capacity building from the grassroots level.

As a strong advocate for women with disability she also joined consultations, talk about different concerns e.g. violence against women, sexual and reproductive health issues i.e. “the right to have a family”.

TWH is proud to be a member of WAsia, Joy believes that this cooperation would strengthen and sustain the enterprising capacity of the center and for the whole populace to understand that work and employment will alleviate poverty in this country.