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) There can be no doubting Lesotho’s commitment to education. In 2000, the country began making primary education free; a decade later, in 2010, it became compulsory. Now the country is trialling a startup that sends homework to pupils via mobile phone (The Guardian; 2015).
Lesotho: A New Dawn for School Feeding in Lesotho Maseru — Lesotho is putting into practice an old saying: “it takes a village to raise a child”, as it refashions its national school feeding programme to become more inclusive of the local agricultural sector. Lesotho recognizes it will take a community to feed a child, and to also create a sustainable, home-grown feeding programme that benefits both children and smallholder farmers (All Africa; 2014).
Charities That Inspire Kids: The African Library Project Assisting in a charity has the potential to provide remarkable teachings and value to children. (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).
Second Edition Of The Lesotho Ultra Trail Doesn’t Disappoint The 2014 Lesotho Ultra Trail (LUT), Africa’s first Ultra SkyMarathon®, took place on the 29th of November in the Tse’hlanyane National Park in the heart of the Maluti Mountains of Lesotho.