Weekend Workshop: Corruption

From October 4-5, 2019 The Hub hosted Thato Toeba for a Weekend Workshop on Corruption – What it is, and how it affects us in Lesotho. Participants had many informative and thought-provoking discussions, looking at a number of elements that shape corruption in the context of Lesotho – including our free market economy, external institutionsContinue reading “Weekend Workshop: Corruption”

Weekend Workshop: Storytelling in Photography

From October 4-5, 2019 The Hub hosted Leila Hall and Meri Hyöky for a Weekend Workshop on Storytelling in Photography. The topic was climate change and environmental destruction. Participants documented different focus themes, including #deforestation, water supplies, #drought and litter. they received group feedback on their photos, and went out to take more photos based onContinue reading “Weekend Workshop: Storytelling in Photography”

Weekend Workshop: Creative Writing

From September 8-9, 2019 The Hub hosted Leila Hall for a Weekend Workshop on Creative Writing. Day 1 had participants discussing the elements of powerful storytelling, and getting tips for how to bring writing to life, and completed a series of free-writing exercises. On Day 2 participants used their freewrites from the previous day asContinue reading “Weekend Workshop: Creative Writing”

Weekend Workshop: Human Rights

From July 13-14, 2019, The Hub hosted Lineo Badia for a weekend workshop on Human Rights, and documenting Human Rights stories. Lineo is an experienced human rights lawyer and activist. She volunteers her time and skills to promote youth participation and protection of the rights of the vulnerable, with particular interest in women, children and the LGBTIQ community in Lesotho. On Sunday, participantsContinue reading “Weekend Workshop: Human Rights”

Music Video: Lesotho

From May 27-29, 2019 The Hub hosted Pheello Pj Makosholo for a workshop to shoot a music video for our second song: Lesotho! The song was written during a workshop on creative writing and song writing in April, led by hip hop artist, poet and activist Sadon. He led participants on writing exercises with theContinue reading “Music Video: Lesotho”

Music Video: Power/Control

From May 25-26, 2019 The Hub hosted Pheello Pj Makosholo for a workshop to shoot our first music video for ‘Power/Control’! The song was written during a workshop on song writing for change, led by Siphiwe Nzima Nts’ekhe, Meloh & O.G. S’killz. Participants were led on exercises on writing and performing, while examining issues around gender and patriarchy. BigContinue reading “Music Video: Power/Control”

Weekend Workshop: Creative Writing for Change

From April 13-14, 2019 The Hub hosted poet/rapper/activist Sadon for a weekend workshop on creative writing and song writing. He led participants on writing exercises with the theme ‘Future of Lesotho’, and we’re excited about the monumental pieces written during this workshop! Special thanks to Sadon for sharing his time and skills with us, andContinue reading “Weekend Workshop: Creative Writing for Change”

#16Days Videos

A 2013 Gender Links Violence against Women baseline study in Lesotho revealed that 86% of women in Lesotho have experienced some form of violence at least once in their lifetime*. From 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day, The Hub is participating in the #16Days ofContinue reading “#16Days Videos”

Thank you!

Many thanks to everyone who joined our team by donating to The Hub and helping us continue our work in Lesotho. Here are some reasons people supported The Hub: “Because I BELIEVE in having access to tools for LEARNING” “I donated because young people all over the world deserve guidance and nurturing as they learnContinue reading “Thank you!”

#TotalShutDown

The Hub partook in the #TotalShutDown march against Gender Based Violence. We are proud to be part of this important movement in Southern Africa, many thanks to our friend Lineo Tsikoane for setting an example in activism for the rest of us to follow! Maseru, Lesotho – midday, Wednesday 1st August 2018. The police have stopped trafficContinue reading “#TotalShutDown”