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All Aboard For Lovely Lesotho

All Aboard For Lovely Lesotho

All Aboard For Lovely Lesotho

 

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Lesotho Highlands Photo: Maliba Lodge

 

Some years ago, when I still owned my then 35-year-old Datsun GX 1200, we decided to drive to the Katse Dam in Lesotho. We had to turn back at the start of a steep pass as the car was struggling (it emerged it needed a new fuel pump) and sulked for weeks afterwards at being deprived of a little adventure.

Lesotho: International School Meals Day – When Two Meals a Day Matter Most

Lesotho: International School Meals Day – When Two Meals a Day Matter Most

International School Meals Day: When Two Meals A Day Matter Most

Maramoqhotsane Masoetsa serves food to five-year-old Kamohelo Malikhetle. (Photo: WFP/Tsitsi Matope)

WFP provided school meals to nearly 250,000 children in preschools and schools in Lesotho in 2014 while 190,000 children received two meals a day at school through a Government-led programme. WFP is helping the Government to take control of the national programme by 2018.

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10 Mountain Honeymoon Destinations

10 Mountain Honeymoon Destinations

Regardless of the season, a mountain destination is a ideal for a honeymoon. Whether you enjoy the landscape while you relax at the hotel or hike through it’s rugged terrain, whether you want to ski or explore the local towns, shopping or actually climbing a mountain…there is something for everyone! Along with the beauty of the mountains, there are waterfalls, rain forests and other natural wonders to soak in…(Wilson; 2013).

Ts’ehlanyane National Park Lesotho

Ts’ehlanyane National Park Lesotho

Ts’ehlanyane National Park

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Maliba Lodge within the Ts’ehlanyane National Park

 

Park Information

Maliba Lodge is located within the Ts’ehlanyane National Park.

 The name “Ts’ehlanyane” is the local common name for the berg bamboo (Thamnocalamus tesselatus), from which the river and park take their name. The National park is the most important refuge for this plant in the entire Drakensberg-Maloti Mountain Range.

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Local Students’ Idea Improving Lesotho Technology

Local Students’ Idea Improving Lesotho Technology

CLEVELAND — Two college classmates are discovering that a good idea can really take you places. Their desire to help people in under developed countries is already impacted lives and potentially could help countless more. The idea: a better way to charge cell phones (WKYC; 2015).

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Homework goes mobile for secondary school pupils in Lesotho

Homework goes mobile for secondary school pupils in Lesotho

Homework goes mobile for secondary school pupils in Lesotho

Trial project in southern African country sends lessons and quizzes to children and enables teachers to monitor progress (The Guardian; 2015)

 
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The Sterio.me system has more than 1,000 questions across the school curriculum, covering maths, English, geography and agriculture. Photograph: Alamy
Charities That Inspire Kids: The African Library Project

Charities That Inspire Kids: The African Library Project

Charities That Inspire Kids: The African Library Project

Assisting in a charity has the potential to provide remarkable teachings and value to children.

The Vercruysse-Vandeputte famiy, left; and Christel Hyden's children, Leah and Daniel, sorting books, right.
The Vercruysse-Vandeputte family, left; and Christel Hyden’s children, Leah and Daniel, sorting books, right.

(New York Times; 2014)

Two families described their support for the African Library Project: Sofie Vercruysse-Vandeputte and her family, and Christel Hyden (New York Times; 2014).

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