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.
By Tsebo Mosoeunyane Due to its rapid response during the declaration of COVID 19 as a pandemic, Lesotho Red Cross Society (LRCS) was awarded M480,000 by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Lesotho to continue with implementing community based solution to...read more
By Sma Phethoka Three hundred and fifty beneficiaries from Ha Ramabanta and Semonkong in the Maseru distric received their final food distribution in August. The food distribution took two months from July to August while the cash transfer was done in July this year...read more
Mobile cash transfers put the bank in the beneficiaries’ hands, or even in a house, says one beneficiary. According to Lesotho Communication Authority (2017:13), about two point three eight (M2.38) Million people in Lesotho are using cell phones, so it makes it...read more
By Sma Phethoka At least 300 orphans and vulnerable children received food items from Lesotho Red Cross Society LRCS) recently at its Health Centre at Kena in the Maseru district. When handing over the food items, the Secretary General of the Society Mr Kopano Masilo...read more
By Sma Phethoka “The Government of Lesotho is pleased that the tippy taps are placed in congested areas with the aim of improving hygiene and fighting the scourge of COVID-19 pandemic.” This was said by the Deputy Minister of Water Mr. Lepota Sekola when officially...read more
The Prime Minister of Lesotho Dr Moeketsi Majoro July 2nd 2020 washed his hands using Lesotho Red Cross Society tippy tap at Qhola Qhoe in the Butha Buthe district after officially opening the rearing shed. The Prime Minister was so impressed with the work done by the...read more
In 2008, Norwegian Red Cross started to supplement its ongoing orphans and vulnerable children programme with additional focus on water and sanitation project in two districts of Lesotho; Maseru –Thaba Bosiu and Mafeteng-Thabana Morena. The project assists the...read more
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