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”

Elders’ Covid-19 Education

In partnership with the British High Commission, The Hub delivered Covid-19 educational sessions for adults and elders in Morija and Matsieng between September – December 2020. The sessions were held at existing gatherings – for instance, at pensioner paydays and society and savings groups. Our trained peer educators held a total of 32 sessions, reachingContinue reading “Elders’ Covid-19 Education”

Weekend Workshop: Creative Writing

From October 10-11, 2020 The Hub hosted Leila Hall for a Weekend Workshop on Creative Writing. She led participants on writing exercises examining the various effects of Covid-19 on society in Lesotho. On Day 2 participants developed their stories and poems around the theme of Covid-19 and its multiple effects on society and individual lives.Continue reading “Weekend Workshop: Creative Writing”

WordPower 2020: Locked down with my abuser

By Vuyani Tshabalala-Monyake Hello, my name is Moratehi. I wish! No, seriously, my name is Lithonako: a curse handed over to me by my mother, by my narrow-minded grandmother. I was born while my migrant father was away, so my mother had to bear the brunt of being fertile enough to conceive a child soContinue reading “WordPower 2020: Locked down with my abuser”

WordPower 2020: Covid-19

The arrival of Covid-19 shifted everything for us here in Lesotho – as it did in countries around the world! At The Hub in Morija, we closed all indoor operations in March 2020. We transitioned into online activism, creating open-source, multimedia Covid-19 educational content in Sesotho, all available as free downloads from our website. WeContinue reading “WordPower 2020: Covid-19”