Project Code: USAID-BWA-4
|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.|
|Agency||Agency for International Development|
|Number of Interns||1|
- 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.
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.