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Kigali



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

Probably. - Dec 13, 2017
Yes, I think it would be challenging. - Jan 25, 2017
Yes, it is not ADA friendly as it is very hilly and many cafes have steps leading to the main door. - Apr 5, 2016
Yes, unfortunately. The majority of places are not handicap friendly. - Oct 16, 2014
Likely yes. There are lots of sidewalks in Kigali but the city is hilly and is difficult to get around. Most business are not handicap equipped. - Jul 23, 2014
Many - I have difficulties pushing a stroller around. - Sep 13, 2013
Kigali is a hilly place and the sidewalks are not graded, where they exist. Elevators are few and far between. Seeing-eye dogs could pose a problem, as Rwandans are almost universally terrified of dogs and sometimes act aggressively when they see one. - May 6, 2012
This would be a difficult city with people with physical disabilities. Sidewalks are not guaranteed. Many roads are unpaved and are a mess when it rains. Drivers are inconsiderate and do not stop for cross walks. - Apr 2, 2012
Very few buildings are handicap friendly and very few have elevators that are operational. - Jul 28, 2011
Shopping for fruits and vegetables in the open market will be difficult. Also, unless you are in a vehicle, getting up and down all the hills will be difficult. Rwanda is the land of a thousand hills. - Oct 20, 2010
There are no wheelchair ramps and very few elevators while there are very many stairs. It could be a difficult city to live in. - Jan 23, 2010
It would be very difficult not many elevator in building, curbs are quite high, no automated doors, people rush and cut lines. They are installing a lot of sidewalks, but no ramp to get on or off sidewalks. - Sep 16, 2008
Rwanda government buildings, the private sector, and NGO's have not made significant attempts to accomodate people with physical disabilities. It is tough getting public transportation and accessing buildings if a person is utilyzing a wheelchair, crutches, and/or some form of ambulatory type of equipment. - Aug 9, 2008