Botswana Family Welfare Association is a non-profit, non-governmental organisation founded in 1988 and registered with the Registrar of Societies. BOFWA promotes and provides Sexual Reproductive Health & Rights (SRHR) services to underserved communities including adolescents and young people, women and children in hard to reach areas and LGBTQI.
BOFWA in partnership with government, the UN family and locally communities work toward improved SRHR outcomes. This it attains through advocating for improved SRHR environment, continually educating beneficiaries and providing targeted services.
BOFWA strives for increased efficiency, effectiveness and accountability in delivering services.
BOFWA has been a key implementer of the ESA Ministerial Commitment 2013 providing Comprehensive Sexuality Education for the out of school youth.
BOFWA exists in six districts but has increased and reduced its reach as determined by needs on the ground and evidence.
The organization reaches an average of 26 500 adolescents and young people providing close to 160 000 services annually.
BOFWA provides an Integrated Package of Essential Services (IPES) including and not limited to;
- Contraception and Family Planning
- Pre and post abortion counselling services
- HIV Testing & counselling services
- ARV therapy and support services
- STI counselling, screening, testing and counselling
- Gynae & Obstetrics including cancer screening and ‘see and treat’