Moffat Louis

Moffat Louis

Africa, Botswana, Civic Leadership, 2014

Moffat Louis currently serves as a Rehabilitation Officer with the Ministry of Health. His work focuses on mobilizing people with disabilities, their families, and the community to be responsive to the needs and challenges that people with disabilities experience daily as they strive for independent living and a better quality of life. He has helped start new parent support groups and disabled persons organizations (DPO’s) and has worked in capacity building by providing mentoring, coaching, and leadership training. In the past three years, he has focused on promoting supported employment, community day options programs, and sports for people with disabilities. He has a bachelor’s degree in Disability and Community Rehabilitation from Flinders University in Australia. After completing the Washington Fellowship program, he plans to continue providing supported employment projects for people with disabilities, with a specific emphasis on the agricultural sector.