Gérald Oriol Jr., the Secretary of State for the Integration of Persons with Disabilities at the head of a BSEIPH delegation, was in the department of the Center last week to evaluate the interventions of his office in the department.
During this visit, he met with the mayor of Thomonde, Mathéus Bernadeau and departmental directors of various public institutions in order to encourage a better integration of the needs of people with special needs in their interventions. He also discussed the issue of disability in the department with officials from associations of disabled people. Grant checks and school kits were distributed to disabled people in difficulty during the visit.
The next day Gerald Oriol Jr. and his delegation were in the department of Artibonite. During the visit, he met the Mayor of Gonaives Neil Latortue and representatives of public and private institutions such as Caritas and Action Against Hunger to better take into account the needs of people with special needs. Like the day before, Secretary of State Oriol handed out grant checks and school kits to disabled people in difficulty.