The objective of this project is to allow Weludo Ngwisanyi to continue her medical studies for a post-graduate degree in General Surgery at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa.
Upon completion of her degree, Weludo will return to Botswana to continue her career as a surgeon which there is a shortage of citizen medical practitioners.
Weludo was selected by the Government of Botswana to undertake her primary medical degree at the University of West Indies, where she obtained a Bachelor in Medicine, Bachelor in Surgery (MBBS). Following her graduation in 2014, Weludo returned to Botswana and worked as a Medical Doctor at Nyangabgwe Referral Hospital. She then joined Boitekanelo Emergency Medical Services as a clinical director and Gaborone Private Hospital Emergency department as a sessional doctor.
She has volunteered her medical expertise at village wellness days, orphanages, and at HIV testing campaigns.
The budget for this course is approximately USD 49 000.
Rotary Club of Gaborone
Contact: Bill McLellan