Lesotho Red Cross Society
Re Thusa Sechaba
COVID19 INCREASED MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES -DISTRESS, TRAUMA AND ANXIETY
‘Imagine sleeping in a cave, far away from home. because you are scared of your father and stepmother.
It is cold and dark here and I am hungry but at least it is peaceful here”, says the 12 year-old Tsepo (not his real name) from Ha Ts’osane.
Tsepo lost his mother in 2019, followed by his father re-marrying thereafter “I was not even over the loss of my mother, and there was my father’s marriage to this woman who hates me so much. The pair both traumatize and beat me to the pulp. They call me all sorts of awful names, and that kills me inside,” he reveals, tears filling up in his eyes.
By Pusetso Sehlabaka Most Divisional Committee members were intrigued with the Fraud and Corruption including prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse and whistle-blower policies when they were disseminated to them during a marathon of policies’ dissemination...read more
By Pusetso Sehlabaka Lesotho Red Cross Society (LRCS) held a two-days Strategic Planning meeting from Monday the 12 to Tuesday the 13 December 2022 in Maseru. The meeting was attended by LRCS management, National Executive Committee (NEC), National Youth Executive...read more
Lesotho Red Cross Society (LRCS) has conducted Risk Communication and Community Engagement (RCCE) awareness campaign on the COVID-19 Vaccine in 70 villages where 718 people from Berea district were reached from 7th to 11th November 2022. The National Society embarked...read more
The Ministry of Health and Lesotho Red Cross Society embarked on an awareness campaign with the aim to increase COVID-19 vaccination uptake in the four districts of Berea, Mohale’s Hoek, Quthing, and Thaba Tseka. Prior to the campaign, training on Risk Communication...read more
By PUSETSO SEHLABAKA Twenty-three interns from the Government of Lesotho Youth Apprenticeship Program (YAP) were received by the Lesotho Red Cross Society (LRCS) on November 2nd this year. The 23 youth were distributed countrywide to all the offices and health centers...read more
LRCS’ MILESTONE ON HPV VACCINE TO ADOLESCENTS As a preventative measure to combat the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) for adolescent girls Lesotho Red Cross Society (LRCS) has vaccinated 1770 adolescent girls in its four health centres. The health centres are Thaba...read more
New energy-efficient stoves were introduced and built for six schools in the Butha Buthe district under the School Feeding Project of the Lesotho Red Cross Society. The previous stoves left much to the imagination of the person looking at them regarding hygiene and...read more
By Sma Phethoka and Tsebo Mosoeunyane - Comms Volunteers The World Health Organisation (WHO) COVID-19 protocols awareness campaign took a turn when it hit the 22000 feet above sea level at Sani Pass on February 27th – March 1st 2021. This was part of the ongoing...read more
To celebrate World Water Day 2018, Lesotho Red Cross Society (LRCS), brought together students who have been trained in Children's Hygiene And Sanitation Training (CHAST) and are hygiene club leaders in their respective schools and their teachers from three primary...read more
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