Basotho Voices: Human Security

Basotho Voices: Human Security, gives the floor to a diverse range of citizens from Lesotho. Basotho express their views on issues related to Human Security, a concept which entails the right of people to live in freedom and dignity, free from poverty and despair. All individuals are entitled to freedom from fear and freedom fromContinue reading “Basotho Voices: Human Security”

Africa’s Green Generation

Africa’s Green Generation (AGG) is a community based, environmentally friendly and sustainable NGO that seeks to address social and environmental issues in our country. AGG  is founded in Lesotho with its main office in Maseru.  We are currently operating in the Moshoeshoe II community and our ultimate aim is that our efforts can be a bestContinue reading “Africa’s Green Generation”

In Kenya, where one-in-four women has been raped, self-defense training makes a difference

Originally posted by The Smithsonian. One in four adolescent girls living in the congested slums of Nairobi, Kenya, falls victim to rape each year. An organization called No Means No Worldwide is trying to improve that disturbing statistic. According to one study the non-profit conducted, a short course in both verbal and physical self-defense can significantly improve the girls’Continue reading “In Kenya, where one-in-four women has been raped, self-defense training makes a difference”

Effective Delivery of Public Education Services

By: Mamoeketsi Ntho Originally posted on OSISA website. The government of Lesotho has made significant progress in increasing access to education, particularly at the basic-education level. In 2009, the primary net enrolment rate was already 80.9 percent, while the literacy rate among people under the age of 25 was close to 100 percent. Despite this,Continue reading “Effective Delivery of Public Education Services”

Eating As Though the Environment Mattered

By Bruce Friedrich Senior Director for Strategic Initiatives, Farm Sanctuary Originally posted in Huffington Post Imagine taking 6-20 plates of food and dumping them in the trash, perfectly fresh and edible. Off they go to the landfill. Obviously, none of us would behave so wastefully. And yet that’s precisely the effect each time any of usContinue reading “Eating As Though the Environment Mattered”