Poor Access to Food, Education, Electricity: Key Factors of Poverty in Gabane, Botswana

Poverty in Gabane - a village in Kweneng District of Botswana - remains high, despite an overall decline. The poorest parts of the population are vulnerable groups, i.e. women and girls, the unemployed, young people and people who are disabled. Whilst government programmes exist to help move people out of poverty, for a variety of reasons the poorest in society cannot always access the support available.