CDA Fox Signs Self-help Grants 2013
Chargé Carl Fox signed the 2013 Self-help grants to eight schools and community organizations from across Lesotho, September 19, 2013. Institutions awarded grants are those working to improve the basic economic and social conditions of their schools, villages or communities. Grants are awarded once each year.
Gender Challenge Fund Grants 2013 Launch
Chargé d’Affaires Carl Fox officiated on a ceremony where eight groups were awarded grants under Gender Challenge Grants to Female-Operated Basotho Community Organizations held in Maseru, September 4, 2013. The groups awarded grants will embark on projects such as poultry, candle making and piggeries.
New PC Volunteers Begin Work in Lesotho
CDA Carl Fox welcomed 19 Peace Corps Volunteers, August 12, 2013, at a swearing-in ceremony held in Berea District. Following ten weeks of intensive training, they will serve through the Peace Corps' Healthy Youth Project.
Independence Day 2013 Celebrations
Chargé Carl Fox delivered remarks during 237th Independence Day celebration in Maseru, focusing mainly on the continuing U.S. support for development in Lesotho. He was joined by Lesotho's Foreign Affairs Minister Mr. Mohlabi Tsekoa in celebration, and both proposed a toast to a growing friendship between both countries.
3 New Basotho Fulbright Scholars
Chargé d’Affaires Carl Fox hosted a farewell reception for three Basotho students who have been awarded the Fulbright Scholarships this year. Thembile Matebesi, ‘Mapitso Mosito, and Sidney McPherson will be in the U.S. to pursue their Master’s Degrees at North Carolina State University, Colorado State University and University of Kentucky respectively.
Lesotho Child Labor Report 2013
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