Vlogs from Lesotho

New for 2024 are Vlogs from Lesotho, a change in format from Founder Dr. Peg Herbert’s ‘Letters from Lesotho’ (2004-2023). Follow along Executive Director Kate’s time in Lesotho, catching up with staff and all the going-ons at our two busy centres! To read Peg’s historical ‘Letters from Lesotho’, see below.

Vlog from Lesotho – 6

Vlog from Lesotho – 6

Kate just returned to Canada after an impactful and busy month in Lesotho! During her time she was able to celebrate staff milestones and witness firsthand the transformative impact our programs continue to have on individuals of all ages. From individual support...

Vlog from Lesotho – 5

Vlog from Lesotho – 5

Enjoy a visit to 'the mountain kingdom' in Thaba Tseka in Kate's 5th Vlog from Lesotho. The hairpin turns and steep inclines make for an exhilarating experience, followed by a fun visit to some Smart Kids volunteers and the children they are supporting.Watch Kate's...

Vlog from Lesotho – 4

Vlog from Lesotho – 4

In Kate's 4th Vlog from Lesotho you'll see a fun convergence of Help Lesotho programs. Our edu-tainment group, GIRL4ce, performed for participants of our Grandmother and Young Mother Programs. It was a hot day in the sun (hence the many umbrellas you'll see!), but the...

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.

Recent News and Updates

In the shadows: Lesotho’s struggle against human trafficking

In the shadows: Lesotho’s struggle against human trafficking

While Lesotho’s landscapes may be breathtaking, the small African Kingdom grapples with a persistent issue that often lurks in the shadows – human trafficking. Lesotho's geographical position, surrounded entirely by South Africa, presents both opportunities and...

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...

Stories

Sponsor a student, change a life!

Sponsor a student, change a life!

Almost 2000 students in Lesotho have received sponsorship for their high school education through Help Lesotho's Student Sponsorship Program. High school poses a myriad of challenges for any student, yet in Lesotho, a many are either a single or double orphaned and...

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...

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...