Botswana Society for the Deaf

About Us

About Us

Established in 1978, Botswana Society for the Deaf (BSD) is a Non-Governmental Organization aimed at advocacy and empowerment for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing community of Botswana. BSD promotes the interests and welfare of the Deaf population in Botswana through advocacy and empowerment as seen through the different programs offered.

BSD owns and governs two Centres; Ramotswa Centre for Deaf Education (RCDE) and Francistown Centre for Deaf Education (FCDE) with assistance from Botswana Government through Ministry of Basic Education (MoBE). The two centres provide pre-primary and primary education to Deaf pupils through boarding facility.

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Botswana Society for the Deaf prides itself in assuring that advocacy and empowerment of the Deaf is trickled down into every project pioneered by BSD.



To be a Botswana where the rights of the Deaf and Hard of hearing (DHH) are fully met.



Botswana Society for the Deaf exists to promote the rights, needs and welfare of the Deaf community and their families through advocacy, education, care, support, and community mobilization in Botswana.

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