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...

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...

Tsita’s Story

Tsita’s Story

When Tsita finished primary school, his family could not afford the high school fees, so he became a herd boy, looking after cattle and sheep up in the high mountains. From the age of 12 and for 14 years, he lived an isolated life, wandering the mountain sides,...

Tebello’s Story

Tebello’s Story

Tebello is a bright and vivacious young woman who embodies the very best of Lesotho’s leaders of today! From the time she was in primary school, Tebello has been an active participant in Help Lesotho’s programs. Below you can read a touching tribute from Tebello to...

Letter from Rethabile

Letter from Rethabile

Hello, my name is Rethabile. I am a Mosotho girl aged 28 years. I never had a father and I lost my mother to cancer when I was 13 years old. I was fortunate enough to be raised by my lovely grandparents who sacrificed a lot just so I can finish my studies. When I was...

A Young Girl and Her Pencil

A Young Girl and Her Pencil

Many of you will remember a photo that Peg Herbert took 12 years ago of a sweet young girl at her primary school in Lesotho. The photo of little Lits’oanelo with a pencil stub tied around her neck for safe-keeping touched many hearts.   Earlier this year, Peg...