Butterfly in Boots

The Hub is proud to host Relebohile Monethi as part of Butterfly in Boots, an initiative by Morali’a Monethi Farms and U.S. Embassy Maseru. The program is hosting 6 girls from Morija in a 6-month entrepreneurship program, providing training & seed money to start a small business. After workshops, she spoils us with snacks from her catering business!  

#16Days concert with MIP

Huge thanks to Magic In Progress for supporting #16Days at The Hub with a concert on November 17, 2018! Magic In Progress (MIP) is a Maseru based hip hop collective, who have been supporting The Hub for several years with free performances and workshops. We are incredibly grateful for their support! The line up featured T-Mech, RMC, Kimberley, Stevey-E, RifleContinue reading “#16Days concert with MIP”

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.  

The Project – Pizza & Conversations

On Saturday 4th February, The Hub hosted the inaugural event of The Project, a new initiative founded by six young Basotho women: Tsebo Phakisi, Mats’eliso Mots’oane, Mpho Maema, ‘Masehlabaka ‘Mokose and Madingane Maliehe. The Project aims to provide a safe space for honest and open intergenerational conversations about feminism, sexuality and the complexities of beingContinue reading “The Project – Pizza & Conversations”

Winning WIR essay by Moiloa Maleshoane

Moiloa Maleshoane Form E MORIJA GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL Women in Lesotho are very strong. Even if they are poor, they don’t easily give up. It is significant to say that women are to be cared for and respected in the whole world. ‘Mateboho Lerotholi, ‘Mareitumetse Mokhoro and ‘Makatleho Pitso captured my imagination, and showed meContinue reading “Winning WIR essay by Moiloa Maleshoane”

Teaching computer skills to LNCW students

Since March 8th 2016 (International Women’s Day), The Hub has been holding weekly computer skills training with students from the Morija chapter of Lesotho National Council of Women’s (LNCW) vocational schools. The group consists of 14 girls, many of whom are orphans or vulnerable youth. They study sewing for a period of two years. TheContinue reading “Teaching computer skills to LNCW students”

November 18 – Women In Resistance

Women in Resistance was a traveling exhibition, that was displayed at Alliance Francaise in March 2015, dedicated to women around the world who exist, resist, argue, survive and rebuild. Vodacom mWomen sponsored portraits of ‘women in resistance’ in Lesotho to be added to the exhibition in March. Following the exhibition, Vodacom mWomen ensured each ofContinue reading “November 18 – Women In Resistance”

‘Mathabiso Mosala: 50 years of activism in Lesotho

Originally posted by Mail & Guardian By Leila Hall Eighty-three-year-old ‘Mathabiso Mosala lives in a bustling, chaotic part of Maseru. Her house is located on one of the city’s main roads, crowded with shops, pedestrians and heavy traffic. Street vendors line the pavement outside her gate, their shouts mingling with the incessant hooting of taxisContinue reading “‘Mathabiso Mosala: 50 years of activism in Lesotho”

Walking for awareness – Together in pink

By Lineo Segoete My maternal grandmother’s older sister died of cancer that had spread from her breasts to her brain in 2000. The cancer escalated in spite of the removal of both of her breasts and intense chemo therapy, a battle that lasted for as long as I knew to name the difference between theContinue reading “Walking for awareness – Together in pink”

Mosotho Woman

By: Lineo Segoete I sat down for hot chocolate with two friends one morning to brainstorm ways in which we could pay reverence toward women, being that it was women’s month. We sought an angle that would directly address the perils women face without taking the typical approach of men-bashing and what I consider: “dryContinue reading “Mosotho Woman”