PWD groups want return of cash allowances, cashless JKMPay too difficult for mobility impaired


KUALA LUMPUR: Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) organisations and groups of individuals on Saturday (Feb 19) urged the Women, Family and Community Development Ministry (KPWKM) to reinstate the Incentive Allowance for Disabled Workers (Epoku) disbursement using cash for the ease of the community.

In a statement supported by 54 organisations and 118 individuals, the group expressed disappointment with the Cashless Assistance Payment Pilot Project, JKMPay launched on April 9, 2021 as it has caused difficulties for PwDs including in terms of mobility, access to facilities, and social support systems.

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