The Association of Differently-Abled Persons (ADAP) Incorporated is an entity organized under the operation of the law in 1994, being a non-profit and non-governmental organization. In July of 1998 the association got its recognition from the Local Government Unit of the Davao City under the Executive Order No. 23 issued by then Hon. Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte. Furthermore, from thereon the ADAP.Inc., still working hand in hand with the City Government in closed coordination with the City Social Services & Development Office (CSSDO). It is in the directive from the Executive Order issued by the Chief Executive that the mentioned office is hereby mandated the provision of Secretariat Support to the Council known as City Council on Disability Affairs under the Chairmanship of the City Mayor.
The ADAP. Inc., is an entity designed to serve and cater the needs of the Person's With Disability (PWD) in the whole City of Davao. Further it concentrated more in the utilization of resources for the growth and welfare of its general membership and partners. The same the association educate and impart to the minds of the members the concept of self-reliance, self discipline, sustainable development, spiritual maturity and social justice. [More...]