‘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”

Skills & Soup

In partnership with Glasswaters Foundation – and in response to Covid-19, schools closing, and food insecurity – The Hub implemented outdoor educational programming and a feeding scheme for children aged 8 and above between June–December 2020. Held twice weekly, Skills & Soup provided nutritious meals for 50 participants, as well as take home food rationsContinue reading “Skills & Soup”