Meet The Hub’s team of volunteers!
Selebalo “Sbi” Molefe
Selebalo “Sbi” Molefe has years of experience working as a youth leader, having volunteered as a life-skills coach with Kick4Life, and as camp leader / volunteer with the Sentebale ‘Mamohato Network Clubs and Camps.
Now the Senior Volunteer at The Hub, Sbi gives presentations in schools and helps with supervising The Hub members. He quickly picked up computer skills, and is now planning and leading many of the computer skills sessions. Sbi is also involved as a leader in the running of life-skills and HIV/AIDS awareness programs.
A member of the Hub since the opening, Thabo Mohloboli joined the volunteer team in November 2015. He is working on picking up photography and film-making skills, while assisting Hub members when they have questions, and helping with computer- and life skills programs.
Thabo is also the manager of the Hub’s Instagram page: instagram.com/thehubatmorija
Mats’eliso started volunteering at The Hub in October 2016, after graduating from the National Universality of Lesotho, where she studied Computer Science. She has been helping solve technical problems when they come up, as well as leading a series of Skills Sessions on a variety of basic computer skills. In October 2017, Mats’eliso will be leading Africa Code Week at The Hub.
Peter Joel is an Organisational Development professional who develops and implements sustainable cultural and technical improvements for organisations large and small. Since 2003, he has been the Director and Principle Consultant at On the Business Consulting. On the Business Consulting takes a “whole of business” approach to aligning organisational structure and business processes to strategy and mission.
In 2011, he came to Lesotho with Australian Volunteers International and got involved in a number of community based projects, including The Hub. Peter helped us take what was then just a concept and develop it into a comprehensive business model, which could be presented to funders and sponsors. His support continued in the search for sponsors, and continues today as a Strategic Advisor on topics including Sustainability, Programme Design, Operations Management and Business Planning.
Leila Hall studied Journalism and English Literature, and now works as a freelance writer in Lesotho. She assists with a range of aspects of The Hub – and especially spends a lot of time writing proposals and reports! She also leads the weekly WordPower literacy program, which has become very popular with students from the local High Schools as well as members of The Hub.
Meri Hyöky is a photographer and designer originally from Finland. She has lived in Lesotho since 2011, and during this time has used her skills to help many organisations and movements that are working to effect positive change in the country. Meri oversees and coordinates all aspects of The Hub, from strategic planning, to sourcing funding, to overseeing the day-to-day running of the place.