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

This is a very hilly country least developed country at high elevation. That said, surprisingly good sidewalks, and modern luxury buildings are usually quite accommodating. - Sep 2019


Yes. OSHA does not exist here. - Jun 2018


Probably. - Dec 2017


Yes, I think it would be challenging. - Jan 2017


Yes, it is not ADA friendly as it is very hilly and many cafes have steps leading to the main door. - Apr 2016


Yes, unfortunately. The majority of places are not handicap friendly. - Oct 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 2014


Many - I have difficulties pushing a stroller around. - Sep 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 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 2012


Very few buildings are handicap friendly and very few have elevators that are operational. - Jul 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 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 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 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 2008


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