Virginia Ntombi Setshwaelo - Board member Gomolemo Rasesigo Gomolemo Rasesigo, Country Manager

Country summary:

Association Member Athalia Molokomme
Board Member Ntombi Setshwaelo
Staff Members Gomolemo Rasesigo and Keletso Metsing
When registered 2009
Alliance focal network Botswana Council of Non-Governmental Organisations (BOGONGO)
Government COEs 27
Visit the Botswana Centres of Excellence page
Media COEs 7
Key partners Botswana Association of Local Authorities, Gender Affairs Department, BOCONGO, UNFPA, UB Media Studies, Press Council Botswana, Friedrich Ebert Stifftung, American Embassy, SADC Gender Unit, SADCNGO and Ministry of Local Government and rural development

Read more about GL work in Botswana in the attached country report.

BOTSWANA Strategy2016to2020_grsd_050618

Botswana: Palapye Admin Authority-Women Empowerment

The Council is in the Central district of Botswana.The Palapye Administrative Authority s location presents prospects for economic growth considering where is situated size and population as well as and historical sites it is highly endowed with natural resources with potential investment opportunities mainly based on availability of raw material such as minerals. This program […]

July 19, 2018 Themes: Education | Gender based violence | Unemployment Programs: Protocol @ work

Botswana:Kasane Police-Prevention of GBV through Education

Kasane police provides a project which promotes the rights of people and denounces abuse. Also the Botswana police service ensures privacy and confidentiality when dealing with gender issues or the reported cases. The main agenda of the project is to protect the victims, perpetrators of gender based violence and their property. Peace maintenance and ensuring […]

July 19, 2018 Themes: GBV Programs: Protocol @ work

Botswana: Reginah Mojaphoko

I started working as a public servant in 1992 and I worked in 5 different districts implementing government policies and in all of them I have acquired different skills, cultures and gained experiences, as in some of the districts I was the head of different committees. I had an opportunity to learn about Gender in […]

Botswana:Mathodi Modisapudi

WELFARE OF THE GIRL CHILD I am Honorable Councilor Mathodi Modisapudi, specially elected Councilor and youth commissioner for Botswana Association of Local Authorities (BALA). I sit on the four following council committees Health and social, Education, Housing and Gender. I attended my primary at Semolale Primary school and proceeded to Bobonong secondary school. After failing […]

July 18, 2018 Themes: Drivers of Change Programs: Protocol @ work

Botswana: North East District Council-Economic Empowerment at District level

North East District Council has adopted a project-based practice, which they have named Economic Empowerment at District level. The council seeks to integrate the gender perspective in its policy design process, implementation and monitoring and evaluation. Pursuant to its efforts, the council has a women empowerment program under the rural development center. The council also […]

July 18, 2018 Themes: Education Programs: Protocol @ work

Botswana: Moshupa Sub District Council

Moshupa is a large village in the Southern District of Botswana with a population of 20016. Moshupa Sub District was established in 2006 as one of Southern District Council’s four sub districts. It is the third sub district to be established, after Mabutsane and Good Hope. The administration offices for the sub district are based in […]

Botswana: Mabutsane Sub Council

The Mabutsane Sub Council is located in Mabutsane village, Botswana. The distance from Mabutsane to Botswana’s capital Gaborone is approximately 238km / 148 mi (as the crow flies).Mabutsane has population of 3000. It joined the COE in 2010. The council has put in place a number of gender-related policies to guide its work. The district […]

Botswana: City of Francistown Council

The City of Francistown is the second city in the country is situated in the Northern part of Botswana closer to the borders of Zimbabwe. The city is reckoned for booming mining industry and with potential for tourism as it is a gateway to tourism destinations, such as Nata, Maun and Kasane. It is often […]

Botswana: Charleshill sub District Council

Charles Hill is the second-largest settlement in Ghanzi District, Botswana. There are eight villages and two settlements lying within Charles Hill, Chobokwane, Tsootsha (also known as Kalkfontein), Karakubis, Xanagas, New Xanagas, Charleshill, Makunda, Koke (also called Kuke), Ncojane and Metsimontsu. The council has lacked exercise a number of gender-related policies to guide its work, Because […]

Botswana: South East District Council

South East District Council has its headquarters in Ramotswa, located in between Gaborone and Lobatse, Botswana. A gender and local government workshop was undertaken with the council in 2010 and a gender action plan was developed. The council has put in place a number of gender-related policies to guide its work. The district council consist […]



Country ManagerGomolemo Rasesigo
Phone00 267 318 8250
AddressPlot 1277, Clover House, Office 4, Old Lobatse Road, Gaborone