Although the coronavirs pandemic was wreaking havoc in Lesotho in January, Thari Trust still carried out much needed outreach and continued its one-on-one support to students and youth in need. This support is provided through the generosity of all who support Thari Trust through the cake sale and other fundraising we do. Thari Trust received a request for assistance from Koena Khoabane, a young woman … Continue reading Rays of Hope for 2021
Thari Trust would like to thank each and every person who supported us this year, and especially those who generously purchased our Christmas cakes! Over 90 homemade cakes have been baked, wrapped, labelled and delivered, and we hope to have raised enough funds to enable us continue to provide support for schools in Lesotho which are serving children in need. A very special thank you … Continue reading 2020 Christmas Cake Sale – Thank You!
In October Thari Trust was delighted to be able to purchcase and install new water tanks for the school kitchen at St Michael’s. This will be a fantastic opportunity for the school to be able to collect rainwater which can be used for cooking and for the children and staff to drink and wash their hands – all the more important now during the coronavirus … Continue reading Water Tanks for St Michael’s Primary School
Thari Trust is happy to update followers on two exciting themes – our ongoing engagement with the municipality of Tervuren in Belgium, and for World Teacher’s Day on 5th October, we highlight the Trust’s work with teachers in Lesotho. Thari Trust in Tervuren On 30th September, two trustees from Thari Trust had the opportunity to meet with members of GROS Tervuren, the advisory board on … Continue reading Spotlight on Teachers and Tervuren
In many parts of the world, August marks the beginning of a new term or a new academic year. This is the case for students in Lesotho and South Africa, whose Spring term would typically start at the beginning of August or the very end of July. It is now anticipated that schools in Lesotho will reopen at the beginning of October, marking an unprecedented … Continue reading New features for the New Term!
This summer has been a productive one for Thari Trust. We have spent the month of June and July applying ourselves hard to diversify our funding opportunities. Given the challenges of the Coronavirus pandemic, and the desire to scale up our activities, it was clear that a rethink was needed in terms of finding funds beyond the cake sale at the Christmas Fayre. To our … Continue reading Rising to the challenge through new opportunities
It has been a difficult month for so many worldwide. The spread of the coronavirus, the ensuing pandemic and the lockdown have inflicted chaos on the lives of citizens around the world. There have been grave social and economic consequences, and among those most seriously affected have been people working in the informal economy or with insecure jobs, as well as students whose schools and … Continue reading Working for Education and Community Empowerment
March has been a tale of two halves. On the one hand, Thari Trust has made excellent progress with the buildig of the school kitchen in St Michaels Primay School near Roma and working on our other programmes including updating the constitution of the Trust in Lesotho (where it was founded in 2008). On the other hand, the completely unexpected and unprecedented impact of the … Continue reading A tale of two halves – learning during lockdown
Thari Trust has at its heart the objective of supporting students, schools and communities in Lesotho so that their hard work, sacrifices and commitment can lead to concrete goals in terms of improved education and better life outcomes for the students. In this regard, Thari Trust wishes a heartfelt congratulations to Moeketsi RALIJO. The Trust first sponsored him and his brother back in 2011, as … Continue reading Achieving goals through hard work, support and partnerships
Thari Trust has had a busy January with two important projects that were initiated last year. January is full of activity, but even more so in Lesotho when it is the beginning of new academic year, and therefore a priority period for the Trust to ensure that its joint programmes with the schools are up and running – ready for when the children enrol and … Continue reading What’s cooking for 2020!