Breaking the Silence: Menstrual Hygiene in Lesotho

Breaking the Silence: Menstrual Hygiene in Lesotho

Period stigma is a pervasive issue in Lesotho, much like in many other countries around the world. The topic of menstrual hygiene is shrouded in taboo, leaving many young girls unprepared and uninformed when they first experience menstruation. As Lesotho is a...

Understanding Lesotho’s Winter Challenges

Understanding Lesotho’s Winter Challenges

When we think of Africa, many of us envision a continent that’s warm year-round. However, Lesotho, which has the world’s highest low point, experiences harsh winter conditions that can have severe implications for its residents, especially those who live in poverty....

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...

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...

Humanitarian Bike Touring in Lesotho

Humanitarian Bike Touring in Lesotho

Hey, Jesse here. March 7th, I’ll be heading to Lesotho for three weeks to celebrate “Dr. Peg Herbert’s” retirement as Director and Founder of Help Lesotho. She’s my mom and I’m a little bit of a momma's boy, so I’m obviously not going to miss the celebrations and the...