In Rwanda today, there is still a long way to go – and to roll – in raising awareness about the topic of accessibility for people with a disability. Currently, people in a wheelchair meet insurmountable barriers in daily life on three levels that 4BF Inzu tries to bring to the attention and break down.Donate Now!
As our co-founder Mechack was a rising basketball-star in the Rwandan National League before his accidend, many former playmates are still a big supporting network. That is why, of course, the ball-aspect can’t be ignored in our principles.Donate Now!
Our activities like the inclusive hub and wheelchair basketball will have positive effects on PWD’s lives and their social surroundings. A new, inclusive network of best friends will be established in the country. Become a friend of 4BF Inzu yourself!Donate Now!
A fully inclusive Rwandan society, also for people with a disability (PWD), especially for those sitting in a wheelchair.
In today’s Rwanda, people in a wheelchair are confronted with challenges in their daily living, working, study and social environment. Those challenges include physical barriers dominating the public space and social-economic exclusion due to prejudices.
Consequently, PWD in Rwanda have very limitied access to social, educational and economic activities.
We are persuaded that this represents a serious threat to the wellbeing, development and participation of PWD in the country and hence to the whole society.
It is in the recognition of these challenges and with a sentiment of duty to fulfill Rwanda’s laws and regulations related to PWD, 4BF Inzu has initiated in 2017 and is now operating based on the 4BF-principles.
Following those, three main activities are defined: