LDF DONATE SANITARY TOWELS TO RURAL SCHOOL GIRLS

LDF DONATE SANITARY TOWELS TO RURAL SCHOOL GIRLS

Imagine having your menstrual periods every month and not knowing how to hygienically take care of yourself. This is the reality faced by rural school girls, hence the Lesotho Red Cross Society (LRCS) pledge for support towards its project to support these...
VOLUNTEERS LEARN HOW TO USE TIPPY TAP

VOLUNTEERS LEARN HOW TO USE TIPPY TAP

“Tippy tap is the answer to stopping the spread of bacteria from the toilet to the tap and back to people,” this was said by the WATSAN Officer Mr. Thabang Toloane during a three day workshop held for Thaba Bosiu Lesotho Red Cross Society Care Facilitators and youth....
MAFETENG RED CROSS DIVISION OFFICES HIT BY DISASTER

MAFETENG RED CROSS DIVISION OFFICES HIT BY DISASTER

By Liteboho Tsiu – Divisional Secretary Mafeteng Division The Lesotho Red Cross Society Mafeteng Division offices were damaged by the heavy rains and hail storms that hit Mafeteng district and forced them to move to a government office temporarily. Thanks to...
70 YEAR OLD WOMAN DIGS A TOILET PIT

70 YEAR OLD WOMAN DIGS A TOILET PIT

“I will dig my own toilet,”said the 70 year old Chief of Ha Lebele in Mohale’s Hoek who was digging a 2.9 meter by 170 cm and 2 meters deep hole for a pit latrine. She had started digging the hole which is on rocks with her daughter who has now gone to Bloemfontein in...
Tackling taboos in latrine sharing – Lesotho

Tackling taboos in latrine sharing – Lesotho

In a country where 22% of the population are using latrines and where in some rural villages there are no latrines for an entire community, it is perhaps surprising to note that taboos regarding latrines are already present: namely, latrine sharing between certain...
LACK OF TOILETS DISRUPTS CLASSES

LACK OF TOILETS DISRUPTS CLASSES

Taele Primary School is among seven of the most remote schools with no sanitation facilities at all. In August 2016 the school has a total number of 153 students (81 girls and 72boys).  What one saw as the nearest water source, that the children use daily is breath...