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.
March 29, 2022, saw two big humanitarian organizations sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the aim of forming a partnership to combat the COVID19 pandemic and WASH, HIV/AIDS awareness, and menstrual hygiene management for girls in schools. The MOU states that...read more
“Child abuse cases will not stop until people who report them remains anonymously and protected against perpetrators. During investigations Police reveal names of people who reported cases, hence putting our lives in trouble; this makes us hesitant when we have to...read more
17/01/2022 Disaster Management Department Lesotho has experienced heavy rains that covered the whole country from Mid November 2021 to the date January 2022. The rains according to the Lesotho Meteorological Services are categorized as normal to above normal and many...read more
“All employers in the public and private sector should ensure that their employees are vaccinated before they can access their places of work, including health services”. This was said by the Prime Minister of Lesotho Dr. Moeketsi Majoro during a televised Nation...read more
Enter the competition and stand a chance to win prizes https://lrcs.us.launchpad6.com/contest1 This is how; 1. Click on the link 2. Go to menu 3. Press Enter 4. Select a video then send. Terms and conditions apply....read more
by Sma Phethoka The District Administrator in the presence of the Secretary-General of LRCS hand over the house keys to Nkhono In celebration of its 54th birthday, Lesotho Red Cross Society (LRCS) handed over a three-roomed house, 10 Matrasses, 20 blankets, cooking...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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