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. 

Letter from Lesotho #5 – 2023

Letter from Lesotho #5 – 2023

Greetings Help Lesotho Family, How inspiring to be part of these last high delivery weeks in Lesotho! I’d like to shine a light on some elements of interest, indicative as they are, of our community impact.   Legacy celebration events held for Peg... The celebration...

Letters from Lesotho #4 – 2023

Letters from Lesotho #4 – 2023

As I begin my 145th and last letter from Lesotho, I am filled with cascading reflections from the past nineteen years, of visitors and volunteers, donors, wild experiences, challenges and the thousands of incredibly special people I have met and grown to love. It is...

Letters from Lesotho #3 – 2023

Letters from Lesotho #3 – 2023

Greetings Help Lesotho family, As I begin my work with this remarkable organisation, getting to know the staff and learning about the programs in more depth, it’s a pleasure to share my early observations with you. I lived the later 8 years of my childhood, age eight...

Letters from Lesotho 2023

For years, Help Lesotho founder wrote a series of ‘Letters from Lesotho’. To read Peg’s historical Letters from Lesotho, please click here.

Recent News and Updates

A recap on the 2023 Young Mother Program

A recap on the 2023 Young Mother Program

Below is a recap and compilation of stories from Help Lesotho's 2023 Young Mother Support Program. Read on to learn about the impact this program is having in the lives of so many young women and their families. In many ways, Help Lesotho's Young Mother Program has...

Help Lesotho November Updates

Help Lesotho November Updates

Watch a short introductory message from Acting Executive Director, Kate Lambert. You'll learn about some exciting things happening this season at Help Lesotho and why your support matters! Click the button below to watch the video.So exciting to see one of Help...

Supporting Mental Well-Being in Lesotho

Supporting Mental Well-Being in Lesotho

Mental health is a fundamental human right that should be accessible to all individuals. At Help Lesotho, our work lies in nurturing mental well-being and fostering resilience in order to empower beneficiaries to reach their full potential and make healthy decisions...

Stories

Change-makers who are shaping the future!

Change-makers who are shaping the future!

With over 55,000 graduates of our programs to date, there are so many amazing stories to be told about how Help Lesotho has impacted lives in the years after participants have attended our programs. Below you will read some long-term voices of impact from...

High School After the Pearl Program

High School After the Pearl Program

We recently caught up with a couple Pearl Girls who completed the Pearl Program a few years ago. These girls are now nearly finished their high school education. Read on to see how the program has made an impact in their lives and helped them to navigate high school...

Mats’epo’s Story

Mats’epo’s Story

Through Help Lesotho's Young Mother Program, participants receive 'Starter Packs' to help them with the initial investment needed to launch small businesses. As much as these young mothers try to find jobs elsewhere, the high degree of unemployment in the country...

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...