Lesotho Red Cross Society
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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.
The Lesotho Red Cross Society (LRCS) Secretary General Mr. Kopano Masilo congratulated the Communication Youth Volunteer Ms. Sma Phethoka to have been selected among 700 youth who have taken part in the IFRC Limitless Youth Innovation Academy which commenced in June...read more
The National Executive Committee (NEC) of Lesotho Red Cross Society (LRCS) attended a three-day governance induction workshop facilitated by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in Maseru from September 7th to 9th, 2021. The newly...read more
By Sma Phethuka Strong winds ravaged and destroyed 510 households; still assessing at Sehlabathebe in the Qacha’sNek district leaving approximately 2550 people homeless. The strong winds ravaged Sehlabathebe from August 26th to 28th August 2021. The rapid assessment...read more
Lesotho as a country is vaccinating different groups of the nation, district by district. This week Maseru is vaccinating. Lesotho Red Cross Society has two Health Centres; one in the lowlands - Thaba Bosiu and the other at Kena in the mountains of the district....read more
The Forecast Based Financing (FBF) project under the drought assessment conducted community consultations to understand the drought risks and their impacts and select possible early actions. Alongside this, the Lesotho Red Cross Society conducted the Shock Responsive...read more
At least 58 people from six primary schools in the Butha Buthe district were trained on Climate Smart Agriculture from June 8th to 12th this year by Lesotho Red Cross Society under the School Feeding Project. The 58 participants included 39 females and 19 males. The...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
“In 2010, the Red Cross started teaching us about keyhole gardens. I’ve learned about manure, compost and other techniques, which help us grow lots of spinach and other vegetables,” says Majoele. Keyhole gardens – so-called because of their shape from above – are a...read more
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