Young Mother Program Overview

Young Mother Program Overview

Help Lesotho's Young Mother Program is a comprehensive approach to capacitate pregnant teenagers and adolescent mothers with strategies and support to cope with the repercussions of being young, often single, mothers. This involves emotional turmoil, dropping out of...

Smart Kids Interview

Smart Kids Interview

Motopi is a Professional Intern (PI) with Help Lesotho. As part of his role, Motopi oversees the Smart Kids Project, an initiative which equips volunteer youth alumni from Help Lesotho's programs to provide education and psychosocial support to vulnerable children in...

Rally for Resilience!

Rally for Resilience!

At Help Lesotho our vision is for the youth of Lesotho to have the resiliency and agency to create healthy and self-sustaining futures. We firmly believe that real, positive change happens when a person is able to heal their heart and equip their mind. Over the past...

Lesotho’s Suicide Crisis

Lesotho’s Suicide Crisis

Lesotho has one of the highest suicide rates per capita (possibly the highest) in the world. Data sources vary slightly in the global rankings, but Lesotho is undoubtedly the highest ranked country in Africa. The rate of suicide in Lesotho is the clearest indication...

Smart Giving

Smart Giving

On September 29, 2022, Help Lesotho offered a Smart Giving webinar on some of the newest and most advantageous ways to give to maximize the tax benefits of your charitable giving to Canadian organizations. Hear from four experts who provided their advice on frequently...

Is climate change a threat to development in Lesotho?

Is climate change a threat to development in Lesotho?

Despite Lesotho being a very low contributor to the causes of climate change, it stands to be among the worst hit countries to suffer the effects. Climate change acts as a risk multiplier for development, magnifying the root causes of existing challenges. It is well...

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...

Reflections from Guests to Lesotho

Reflections from Guests to Lesotho

Annually, Help Lesotho welcomes a group of international guests to visit our work in Lesotho. These 12-day trips are an incredible opportunity to participate in an authentic and deeply meaningful experience in rural Lesotho. Three guests who visited Lesotho in...