Living conditions among people with disabilities in Botswana

20 Sep 2016
This is a report from a National, representative household survey carried out in Botswana in 2012 – 2014. The study was carried out on behalf of the Norwegian Federation of Organisations of Disabled Persons (FFO), Southern Africa Federation of the Disabled (SASFOD) and Botswana Federation of Disabled People (BOFOD).

The study presents a broad picture of the situation among individuals with disability and households with disabled members in Botswana. It offers comparison with individuals without disability and households without disabled members, between provinces andbetween genders and locations (urban/rural). The study reveals that households With disabled members and individuals with disability score lower on a range on indicators on level of living.

The study was led by Professor Tlamelo Mmatli of the University of Botswana, in collaboration With SINTEF Technology and Society. The study would not have been possible without a strong committment from the Office of the President of Botswana and


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