Deaf Advocacy and Empowerment
for Deaf Education
Are the first two Primary Schools in Botswana for the Deaf
Botswana Society for the Deaf (BSD) is a Non-Govermental organization aimed at advocating for the needs and welfare of the Deaf community in Botswana. BSD Owns and oversees Ramotswa and Francistown Center for Deaf Education which are the first two primary Schools in Botswana for the Deaf.
Learn Sign Language
Program / 01
The Deaf youth empowerment program creates an environment for the Deaf community to gather to learn and be empowered with various information that they may be lacking, some of the workshops hosted by BSD include:
Program / 02
This program is aimed at identifying deafness in children at an early age such that they can be placed in deaf centers as receive the appropriate care. Children identified are referred to Bamalete Lutheran Hospital, ENT Clinic and Princess Marina Audiology Clinic for assessment and recommendation on school placement. BSD has ever since been working with Bamalate Lutheran Hospital, ENT Clinic as well as Central Resource Centre in Tlokweng-a Department under Ministry of Basic Education under the Department of Special Support Services.