Botswana Federation of the Disabled (BOFOD) facilitates Organisation Development and management interventions with a view to improving the performance, effectiveness and sustainability of DPOs in Botswana.

Specifically the organisation facilitates demand-driven interventions.

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As a learning organisation, BOFOD seeks to promote partnership, networking and information sharing between member organisations and with strategic partners and like minded organisations.

We do this at local, national, regional and international levels.

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Botswana Federation of the Disabled (BOFOD) seeks to give due attention to influencing policy and practice with a view to primarily promoting disability policy development, implementation and monitoring.

Specifically, BOFOD seeks to maintain her membership status with SAFOD.

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  • National Disability Day

    The commemoration of the day is held on the 23rd of November every year under different themes in partnership with the following organizations;

    Ministry of Health – Rehabilitation Services Division
    Botswana Council for the Disabled
    Botswana Federation of the Disabled

    Once again, BOFOD is excited to be participating in the event thus year!

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  • International Day of PWDs

    Since 1992, the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) has been celebrated annually on 3 December around the world.

    The theme for this year’s International Day is:

    Theme for IDPD 2017: Transformation towards sustainable and resilient society for all!

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  • BOFOD Fundraising Dinner

    BOFOD is planning to host a fundraising dinner in March, next year, which will bring together different companies, partners and other stakeholders.

    The main purpose of the fundraising dinner is to raise money!

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Ms. G. Kokorwe Unveiled as BOFOD Patron

The Hon Speaker of the National Assembly Ms G. Kokorwe was officially launched as the Patron of BOFOD at event that took in place in Gaborone. She  promised to help BOFOD move forward as the umbrella organisation of DPOs in Botswana.

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DSD/JICA Network with BOFOD

On 9th June 2017, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) paid a courtesy visit to the office of the Botswana Federation of the Disabled as part of JICA’s networking efforts with various potential partners that they they could collaborate with in the project for the Promotion of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities and Disability Mainstreaming

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Botswana Launches Living Conditions Report

On 23 November 2016, Botswana became the latest country to launch the Living Conditions Studies for Persons with Disabilities.at a ceremony graced by Guest of Honor, Ms. Kebonye Moepeng, Permanent Secretary for Presidential Affairs, Governance and Public Administration.

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