Binh Phuoc (VNA) – Hundreds of persons with disabilities in the southern province of Binh Phuoc have benefited from a 2015-2018 project funded by the US Agency for International Development (USAID) which helps them fully integrate into society.

Reports delivered at a ceremony to review the project held in the locality on March 21 said the project aimed to enhance legal aid ability for the disabled and propose plans to help disabled persons access information and public transportation.

Training courses on life skills, legal policy and gender-based violence prevention were organised for 328 disabled persons in the locality. Meanwhile, 275 others were provided with consultations related to preferential loans, social welfares and employment policies.

The project also gave rehabilitation services to the targeted group.

Binh phuoc is home to about 12,745 people with disabilities, with 7,168 of whom being provided with monthly social allowance.-VNA