Climate Change in Lesotho

Climate Change 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,...

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...

Meet our 2021-2022 Grandmothers

Meet our 2021-2022 Grandmothers

200 grandmothers are enrolled in Help Lesotho’s Grandmother Support Program in 2021-2022. The grandmothers attend monthly life skills training days where they receive psychosocial support. In addition to the training, the grandmothers receive support items such as...

Founding Story

Founding Story

Help Lesotho founder Peg Herbert started the organization in 2004. Please read on for her story.IT ALL BEGAN in 2000 with Sister Alice Mputsoe, a student from Lesotho in my graduate class in the Faculty of Education at the University of Ottawa, Canada. I had never...

Leaders – in – Training 2021 Impact Report

Leaders – in – Training 2021 Impact Report

Overview: Annually, 60 youth participate in this intensive six-week program to foster behaviour change, build resilience, promote healthy decision-making and self-management and foster leadership in a new generation of young leaders in Lesotho. Without support,...

Coffee with Peg and Mamoletsane Oct 14 2021

Coffee with Peg and Mamoletsane Oct 14 2021

Have you watched the latest Coffee with Peg and Mamoletsane? On October 14, Help Lesotho's Founder and Executive Director, Dr. Peg Herbert, and Mme Mamoletsane Khati, Help Lesotho's Country Director sat down for a virtual chat to discuss the latest on COVID-19 in...

GBV Blitz Poetry Winners Round 2

GBV Blitz Poetry Winners Round 2

As part of the Help Lesotho's 2nd GBV Blitz campaign in 2021, youth in Lesotho were encouraged to submit poems using the theme: What does it mean to 'Do the Right Thing' to stop gender-based violence in Lesotho? Read the two winning poems below! Each winner received a...