Weekend Workshop: Song Writing for Change

From February 23-24, 2019, The Hub hosted a weekend 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 abuse. The group wrote a song during the workshop, which will be recorded, and have a music video filmed forContinue reading “Weekend Workshop: Song Writing for Change”

Social Enterprise Academy Pitch Day

We would like to thank Social Enterprise Academy South Africa and Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa for inviting The Hub to partake in this year’s series of workshops on Non-Profit Sustainability and Income Generation at No.7 Restaurant & Kick4Life Hotel & Conference Centre! We had fun wrapping up the series on November 22, 2018 when we, and our classmates,Continue reading “Social Enterprise Academy Pitch Day”

Weekend Workshop: Animation

From July 21-22 2018, The Hub hosted Patrick Rorke and Linotšing Animation Studio for a weekend workshop on Animation, using claymation. In the morning of Day 1, participants did brainstorming on stories around the theme of youth unemployment, and voted on a winning storyboard. They then continued with character development and started creating the figures andContinue reading “Weekend Workshop: Animation”

Weekend Workshop: Comics

Our weekend workshop on comics from July 14-15, 2018 with Lisema Seemi Mapetla was lots of fun! He started with character development using the question ‘If you could have a super power or an object with super powers to make our community and country a better place, what would it be?’ Participants then split into groups to mindContinue reading “Weekend Workshop: Comics”

July Weekend Workshop: Film Making

From Saturday June 30 – Sunday July 1 2018, The Hub held another weekend workshop on film making with Pheello Pj Makosholo. He started on Saturday with a group discussion on our ability to tell unique stories, and the need for us to tell our own stories in different genres of film: ‘Your story is special becauseContinue reading “July Weekend Workshop: Film Making”

Clean Up Morija 2018!

From May 5-6, 2018, The Hub hosted Maseru based NGO Africa’s Green Generation (AGG) for our second annual community clean up. Their motto is ‘Working Together to build Healthier, Greener and Cleaner communities’ emphasizing the importance of taking care of our environment as well as our bodies. We started day 1 with stretching and exercising, followed byContinue reading “Clean Up Morija 2018!”

Community Clean Up May 5-6

From 5 – 6 May 2018, The Hub will host Africa’s Green Generation for our second annual community clean up in Morija. The clean up will combine environmental education with fun activities for participants. The waste collected over the weekend will be used by Nebulart Recycling Group for making eco bricks. Through participation in the community clean up, 20Continue reading “Community Clean Up May 5-6”

Non-Profit Sustainability Workshop with Social Enterprise Academy

Starting on March 14 2018, and continuing in April, May and June, The Hub’s coordinator and senior volunteer have taken part in a workshop on Exploring Non-Profit Sustainability, run by Social Enterprise Academy at No.7 Restaurant & Kick4Life Hotel & Conference Centre. The Hub is taking part in the workshop with 16 other Lesotho based groups and NPOs. We’re learningContinue reading “Non-Profit Sustainability Workshop with Social Enterprise Academy”

Weekend Workshop: Film Making

The Hub’s weekend workshop on film making started Friday March 16, 2018 with a Hub Talk by Pheello Pj Makosholo, Nkopane Mohola and Sayitsheni Mdakhi. They talked about how they got into the TV and film business, and shared stories of what led them to where they are today. We got to hear great advice on education, storytelling, theContinue reading “Weekend Workshop: Film Making”

Sunday Cypher

As part of The Hub’s weekend workshop on sound production, on Sunday March 4 2018, The Hub held an event called Sunday Cypher with and open mic and performances from T-Mech, MIP, Meloh, Ragga Vybz and more. Workshop participants had a chance to practice running the sound system for the event. Our aim is to haveContinue reading “Sunday Cypher”