by Nickie Wang
Did you know that the interpreter in the public service program Kapwa Ko, Mahal Ko (KKMK) is not actually deaf? That person you see on the lower right corner of the screen can hear and is trained to do sign language to cater to those hearing impaired people, which accounts 8.8 percent of the general population.
You see, the iconic sign language interpreter is a mere indication that KKMK directly and indirectly helps people from all walks of life, no matter what their situation is. This is in spite of being one of the least publicized public affairs programs nowadays. Continue reading