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Would someone with physical disabilities have difficulties living in this city?

It is always difficult for people with physical disabilities, but, in general, I think Gaborone might be easier for people with disabilities than most places. It seems to me that many public places have made accommodations like handicapped parking spaces and access ramps for disabled people.

That said, I might have a totally different perspective if I spent a day or two pushing around someone in a wheelchair. - Apr 30, 2017


Yes, but less than in other countries. There are designated parking spaces, and the US Embassy is accessible. One would have to research the accommodations to their specific needs. - Jul 8, 2016
Nope. No resources are available. - Oct 12, 2014
I dont think so. There are certain places where you would likely find it challenging, but nothing exceptionally difficult. - Nov 24, 2013
Many difficulties throughout the city. The chancery building itself is 3 floors with no elevator. - Jul 27, 2013
Actually, the shopping malls have handicapped facilities, but it's not generally a handicapped-accessible city. - Apr 22, 2013
There are no ramps/elevators in most buildings. It would probably be hard to get around if your mobility was limited. - Jun 6, 2010