Challenges Facing Entrepreneurs with Disability in Nigeria

  • Rebecca Omosefe DABOR
  • Anthonia Tghiebemhe Otsupius


The objective of this study is to ascertain the challenges facing entrepreneurs with disability in Nigeria. The study used survey research design to gather data from one hundred respondents from Small and Medium Scale businesses in Abuja. The study employed regression statistical technique to ascertain the extent to which these challenges hamper the success of entrepreneurs with disability. The results showed that lack social capital, lack of fund and inadequate business network have negative effects on entrepreneurial success of people with disability. This study recommended that, first, affirmative action should be taken by Government, business development service providers and PWD support organizations to give PWDs access to financial facilities.


Key Words: Entrepreneur, Financial constraint, People with disability