Project Code: USAID-BWA-4

Botswana: Assess the structural/institutional landscape for Persons with Disabilities (PWD)

Project Title Botswana: Assess the structural/institutional landscape for Persons with Disabilities (PWD)
Project Summary This project will analyze and identify potential impacts that the COVID-19 pandemic has and could continue to have on the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief in Botswana.
Country Botswana
Agency Agency for International Development
DoS Office N/A
Post GABORONE
Section USAID
Number of Interns 1
Project Description

- We have an office that coordinates disability issues in Botswana, a number of umbrella disability CSOs, and institutions offering stimulation and education for children with disability. Some of the CSOs are funded by GOB. Virtual intern to assess the structural/institutional landscape for PWDs in Botswana.
- Disability and HIV/COVID and other health challenges - look at access to information (language, mode of communication availability of information for PWDs), access to health facilities (accessibility for PWDs, their right to privacy), how COVID may/may not impact PWDs.
- Draft a proposal for USAID central funds that addresses identified priority gaps and challenges.

Required Skills or Interests
Skill(s)
Cultural diplomacy
Data analysis
Economic analysis
Political Analysis
Writing
Additional Information

You'll be working on a U.S. foreign policy priority with foreign service officer mentors with significant experience in the AF region and Washington. Your work will feed directly into Embassy reporting.