350+ Youth Trained During Africa Code Week

From October 16-20, 2018 The Hub partook in Africa Code Week 2018, in partnership with GEM Institute.  We hosted groups of learners from local schools who got to learn the basics of coding with Scratch, a game developed by MIT. During the week, The Hub trained 353 youth with 279 of them being girls! Africa Code WeekContinue reading “350+ Youth Trained During Africa Code Week”

Women in Technology & Social Entrepreneurship

On Wednesday Ocotber 17, 2018 we hosted GEM Institute and Africa Code Week for a ‘Women in Technology & Social Entrepreneurship’ workshop this morning. 26 girls and women partook and learned about gender issues, entrepreneurship and digital marketing from GEM Institute, Mohloli oa Tsebo, The Nala Project: Community Market & Vodacom Lesotho Foundation.  

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”

Support The Hub!

The Hub is running a fundraising campaign during this holiday season. Help us to continue to change the lives of young people in Morija! Please consider donating to our cause, or help us to spread the word! Follow this link to the fundraising page: https://www.generosity.com/education-fundraising/support-the-hub-in-morija-lesotho–8/x/3928009

The Hub at the Young Leaders Forum

From November 14-17, The Hub was invited by Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA) to take part in the Young Leaders Forum, hosted by Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa (OSIEA) in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The Forum is a platform for youth from East African Community Countries to learn, network and share experiences.Continue reading “The Hub at the Young Leaders Forum”

Africa Code Week 2017

From October 19-31, 2017, The Hub hosted Africa Code Week. Hub volunteer Mats’eliso Moruthane led lessons for students from Morija English Medium School, Nkhono ‘Mamohato Training Centre and Thabeng High School at The Hub, with assistance from other Africa Code Week volunteers. The students got an introduction to computer programming using Scratch, a programming environmentContinue reading “Africa Code Week 2017”

Sankofa Photography Project Update

The Sankofa Photography Project continues to grow at The Hub. Each month has a different theme, and Hub members are encouraged to check out cameras from The Hub, and photograph anything they see fitting to the theme. The best photo each month is chosen by a panel of judges, with prizes sponsored by Vodacom Lesotho Foundation, Cafe Mojo, Morija Guest HousesContinue reading “Sankofa Photography Project Update”

Digital Marketing with Bokang Sibolla

On September 2, 2017, The Hub held Digital Marketing workshop, led by Bokang Sibolla, a digital marketer based in Johannesburg. He works for a top international advertising group and has done digital skills training for Google, British Council, University of the Witwatersrand and more. It was a great opportunity for our members to gain an understandingContinue reading “Digital Marketing with Bokang Sibolla”

Hub volunteers at Africa Code Week training

From July 27 – 28, 2017 Hub volunteers Mats’eliso Moruthane and Ts’episo Mahooe were part of a group of more than 100 people who took part in Training of Trainers for Africa Code Week in Lesotho. We  are excited to be a part of this movement to empower future generations with the coding tools and skills theyContinue reading “Hub volunteers at Africa Code Week training”

Weekend workshops at The Hub

Starting in November 2016, The Hub is hosting monthly weekend workshops that will teach a range of skills, including professional writing, photography, film-making, graphic design and ways to meaningfully address and tackle relevant socio-economic issues such as gender-based violence and human rights. We just wrapped up a very successful two-day “Introduction to Professional Writing” workshop.Continue reading “Weekend workshops at The Hub”