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 – 3

Vlog from Lesotho – 3

Join us in this global celebration of joy and positivity this International Day of Happiness! At Help Lesotho, your support has been instrumental in our mission to spread joy and create brighter futures in Lesotho. It is truly remarkable to witness the transformative...

Vlog from Lesotho – 2

Vlog from Lesotho – 2

This week Kate partook in one of the monthly Grandmother Program sessions in Lichecheng. This week's session covered the sensitive topic of Grief and Loss - below the video, you can read about how Help Lesotho approaches the topic.Grief and Loss Help Lesotho’s Grief...

Vlog from Lesotho – 1

Vlog from Lesotho – 1

Kate, Help Lesotho's Executive Director, is currently in Lesotho for the next few weeks and we invite you to follow along with her updates. Her busy and eventful first few days involved catching up with our local staff and partaking in the dynamic activities for...

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

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...

The New Pitseng Library

The New Pitseng Library

Block by block, book by book...we built it!PITSENG CENTRE BACKGROUND Situated between a number of small villages in the Leribe District of Lesotho lies Help Lesotho’s smaller Leadership Centre—the Pitseng Centre. Surrounded by the beautiful Maluti mountains, the...

Grandmother Home Repairs

Grandmother Home Repairs

Participants in our Grandmother Support Program typically live in very old homes that are a struggle to maintain. Roofs are often made of thatch, walls of mud and stones, and doors and windows rarely close securely. It is a constant concern for the safety of the...

Stories

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...

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...

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