Farmers Defy The Odds In Lesotho After the support they were receiving from WFP ended in November 2013, the farmers of Ha-Mohapi village defied the odds and worked to produce a flourishing fruit tree plantation. The proud farmers are today the envy of passers-by who stop to see how the trees have transformed a once barren area (World Food programme; 2015).
13 Interesting Facts about Lesotho Lesotho is a landlocked country, nestled between the Drakensberg and Maloti mountain ranges and entirely surrounded by South Africa. The country is of similar size to Belgium or Israel and has a population of 2 million inhabitants (The Travelling Chilli; 2015). Lesotho is mostly visited as part of a South African trip by tourists and hardly ever more than two days are spent in the country. Yet there is quite a lot to discover and…
Top 10 Health Benefits of Archery While some may see archery as a fun hobby, there is much more to it than meets the eye. Records trace the first bow and arrow back as far as 50,000 BC. It was traditionally used for hunting, but is now a popular sporting contest, and it’s even a competitive Olympic sport. Though often perceived as a stationary sport, competitive archers actually require a significant amount of strength, endurance and focus to perform well, making…
The Road To Mats’o…. The Maliba Mobile Clinic made a trip to Mats’o Village. Due to the road conditions the Mobile Clinic caravan was unable to travel and the members of the Clinic were forced to use a Bakkie rather to transport the nurses and medical supplies.
5 Simple Tricks To Make You A Better Runner Running is a mental sport. At times, negative thoughts can get in the way of a potentially great day on the trails and make it a mediocre one. You think, “I’m never going to get faster,” “I’m a horrible runner” or “I’m way too tired for this,” and suddenly every second placing one foot in front of the other becomes excruciating (Huffington Post; 2015).
These 2 Basotho Creatives Are Leading The Way In Lesotho’s Design Scene ‘Maleeto Monyau & Phutheho Ranooe of House of Thethana (The New Age; 2015)(Photo: Lineo Segoete) In Lesotho, where fashion is still a relatively young industry, two Basotho designers have identified a space in the creative scene. Phutheho Ranooe, 29, and ‘Maleeto Monyau, 30, are House of Thethana, a textile design duo who specialise in an innovative assortment of futuristic prints for men and women.
Shrimp and Vegetable Summer Rolls Vietnamese rolls stuffed with shrimp get crunch and colour from yellow peppers, lettuce and carrots—which, like most orange fruits and vegetables have great health benefits.
Treatment For All Ages The Maliba Mobile Clinic made its second trip to the Kota community since the repair of a bridge which was preventing access.