COVID-19 in Lesotho

COVID-19 in Lesotho

With the onslaught of the global COVID-19 pandemic, Lesotho declared a lockdown on March 29, 2020, despite not having any confirmed cases at the time. The six-week lockdown compromised Lesotho’s already fragile social and economic support systems and caused major...

Stories

Nkhonos of Qoqolosing

Nkhonos of Qoqolosing

Grandmothers ('nkhonos' in Sesotho) hold a special place in Lesotho families. Our Grandmother Support Program empowers 200 rural grandmothers each year with education, access to local resources, and psychosocial support to help them overcome grief and care for their...

Computer and Life Skills Impact Stories

Computer and Life Skills Impact Stories

    MOLEMO “I found out Help Lesotho offers Computer and Life Skills from a family member who graduated from it in 2016. He told me I would enjoy it very much just as he did but I think I even enjoyed it more.” Molemo started working as a radio presenter soon...

Moratuoa’s Story of resilience

Moratuoa’s Story of resilience

Moratuoa is a 23-year-old single mother from a small village in rural Lesotho. She lives in a one room house with a sky blue curtain that divides the kitchen and bedroom. She shares the bedroom with her daughter, Nneuoe. Moratuoa became a mother in 2016 just after...

Recent News and Updates

Country Director Visits Ottawa

Country Director Visits Ottawa

In June 2022, Help Lesotho's Country Director, 'M'e Mamoletsane Khati, spent two weeks at the Canadian office in Ottawa, ON. Despite holding the role of Country Director for well over a year, the COVID-19 pandemic prevented any in-person contact between 'M'e...

2022 Leaders-in-Training Impact Report

2022 Leaders-in-Training Impact Report

For six weeks in February – March 2022, 57 young adults participated in the annual Leaders-in-Training Impact (LIT) Program at the Hlotse Centre. As Help Lesotho’s most intensive program (24 training days), LIT provides an exciting opportunity to foster and then...

A Visit to the Pitseng Centre!

A Visit to the Pitseng Centre!

A visit to the Pitseng Centre: Picture this, you’re walking through an open grass field. Cattle and sheep surround you as you follow a well-worn dirt path to a cluster of buildings. Set against the beautiful Maluti Mountain Range, in the remote region of Pitseng, you...

Peg’s Letters from Lesotho

Since her first trip to Lesotho in 2004, Peg Herbert has written letters to her family, friends and supporters about her experiences and the progress of the organization. Peg’s Letters tell the full history of Help Lesotho in the authentic and passionate words of its Founder and Executive Director.