Ambassador Matthew T. Harrington inaugurated a new classroom building at Fika-La-Ts'oene Primary School, Mohale's Hoek, April 17, 2015. It was constructed through the U.S. Ambassador's Special Self-Help Fund. This $5,400 (approximately M64, 000) has provided instructional space for over 150 students.
YALI Fellows At Work: Pt 2
2014 Washington Fellow Khahliso Khama hosted the first of a planned series of forums to give young Basotho students unprecedented access to working professionals for mentorship in Maseru, April 10, 2015, through her organization 'The Dream Academy'. Mentors were from the media industry.
Our YALI Fellows at Work
PAO Julie McKay and the team visited one of the six Washington Fellows who represented Lesotho in 2014. 'Mantoa Moiloa works at Lesotho Northern Parks; she took the team on a guided tour of the historic Liphofung caves, Botha Bothe, followed by meeting a community group of craft makers that she helped organize.
Women's History Month: Embassy at AISL
To close off Women’s History Month (March) activities for 2015, General Services Officer CW Malinak and Special Projects Coordinator Cora Malinak jointly had a presentation at the American International School of Lesotho (AISL) titled: Influential American Women.
International Women's Day 2015
In celebration of International Women's Day, two 2014 Mandela Washington Fellows ( YALI), Moratua Hlongwa and Khahliso Khama, shared their experiences from the U.S. and inspired a group of more than 25 accomplished Basotho women to help each other reach their goals and to improve girls' education.
Education & Exchange Programs
We are now accepting applications for the Fulbright Scholarship and the Hubert Humphrey Fellowship programs from suitably qualified Basotho nationals. Go to our 'Study in the U.S.' tab for eligibility criteria, deadlines and other details.