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”

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”

Digital Skills Workshop with OSISA

From February 18th – 20th 2020 The Hub hosted a Digital Skills Workshop in Morija in partnership with Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA). The workshop participants were OSISA grantees and partners from Angola, Botswana, DRC, Eswatini, Madagascar, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe. We had a wonderful time hosting this workshop and meeting colleagues doingContinue reading “Digital Skills Workshop with OSISA”