29 November 2013
By purchasing from small holder farmers, WFP and it's partners are making positive changes on both sides of the border.
25 June 2013
South African celebrity chef, TV personality and WFP Hunger Advocate Yudhika Sujanani travelled to Lesotho’s highland districts in June to see how WFP is helping people overcome the challenges of hunger and food insecurity during the southern African winter.
7 November 2012
Like many others in Lesotho, the farmers of the country's southern highlands are reeling from two consecutive crop failures. WFP is among the UN agencies helping them meet their immediate food needs...while also working to finding longer-term solutions to their problems which many associate with climate change.
28 September 2012
In the face of a food crisis in the mountain kingdom, the international humanitarian community has launched an appeal for more than US $38 million to assist the most vulnerable as well as to provide longer-term assistance to some 275,000 people.
11 July 2012
A community gargen helps improve the food security of a village in Lesotho.
29 February 2012
There are more than a quarter million people living with HIV in Lesotho. In four of the country's districts, WFP is supporting some of the most vulnerable HIV+ people with nutritional services to counter high levels of malnutrition and anaemia.
6 July 2011
When she was a child, Lesotho’s education minister was herself a beneficiary of the school meals programme at her local school. Now that she’s part of her country’s government, she’s doing all she can to ensure that kids in her country get the same advantage.
27 June 2011
Children living among the remote hills and valleys of Lesotho have a lot to contend with apart from a long walk to school. So a warm meal once they get there makes a real difference.
13 March 2009
Thirty million people assisted, 30 years of cooperation, US$30 million in donations - a photo exhibition held in Beijing offered a graphic chronicle of WFP's collaboration with the Chinese government in the fight against hunger and poverty.
13 December 2008
Three years ago, Ntsonyama Sekoai finally summoned up the courage to take an HIV test. For months he had been feeling sick and losing weight.
Too weak to work, all he could do was watch as his family grew ever more impoverished and desperate.
- SA sends 1st batch of maize to crisis hit Lesotho Source: News24
- A Beacon of Hope Source: Skyways Magazine
- The Last Stand Source: Public Eye
- Aid Worker Diaries - Lesotho: “We saw incredible joy when CARE provided help” Source: Reuters Alertnet
- Over 3.5 million people in drought-hit areas of Africa to receive food relief from UN Source: UN News Centre
- 15 August 2013 WFP Hunger Advocate Yudhika Sujanani Visits Lesotho
- 10 April 2013 Improved Nutrition for Pre-School Children in Lesotho