World Cleanup Day 2021

After commemorating World Cleanup Day virtually in 2020, we were excited to hold educational workshops and a cleanup from September 13 – 18, 2021. Skills & Soup hosted Multinodal Developments Consultants and Pheha Plastic as guest facilitators, who delivered fun, educational activities for 100 children. Environmental education helps kids understand why the environment is importantContinue reading “World Cleanup Day 2021”

‘Things will get heavier and heavier for them’: The devastating consequences of Covid-19 school closures in Lesotho

This photo essay was part of OSISA’s Numbers as Faces campaign in May, 2021. Download the e-magazine. The interviews were completed in March, 2021. By Leila Hall and Moleboheng Rampou ‘Lesotho shall endeavour to make education available to all…’ – Constitution of Lesotho This is the third year in a row that 15-year-old Mamello Rasiloane’s educationContinue reading “‘Things will get heavier and heavier for them’: The devastating consequences of Covid-19 school closures in Lesotho”

‘This sickness is killing us in so many different ways’: Elders in rural Lesotho reflect on the impacts of Covid-19

This photo essay was part of OSISA’s Numbers as Faces campaign in May, 2021. Download the e-magazine. The interviews were completed in March, 2021. By Leila Hall and Moleboheng Rampou ‘My cousin’s son and his wife got the virus last year,’ recounts 68-year-old ‘Malepekola Moshe, who lives in the remote village of Ha Ramabele inContinue reading “‘This sickness is killing us in so many different ways’: Elders in rural Lesotho reflect on the impacts of Covid-19”

ARTIVISM

The Hub works at the intersection of digital arts and activism – using digital arts skills as tools for promoting social development, justice and equality. In 2020-2021 in partnership with OSISA, The Hub planned to hold Artivism concerts to support civic engagement, amplify community voices and foreground creativity as a way of addressing social issues.Continue reading “ARTIVISM”

MiLLi* in March 2021

In March 2021, The Hub partnered with MiLLi* to lead three Youth Projects on Power to Empower, capacitating youth with digital, media and information skills to create factual and meaningful content. With MiLLi*, The Hub aims to empower young people to use social media to discuss social and economic development, to learn and teach othersContinue reading “MiLLi* in March 2021”