What children and young people want
The children and young people who attend our programmes have articulated what a good quality of life would mean for them. They say they want to feel valued, happy and hopeful about their futures. They want to feel self-confident and to be able to make informed choices about how to lead their lives.
Children and young people want to:
The impact of Covid-19
All around the world Covid-19 has impacted many individuals and communities leading to major socio-economic challenges, which will have repercussions for years to come. In Lesotho and Botswana, the impact on people’s livelihoods has brought about widespread suffering, particularly to the most vulnerable members of the society.
Children and young people across Lesotho and Botswana have been affected by the global pandemic in many ways including:
Speaking on her mother’s mobile phone, a young girl who is her third year of secondary school said she was well and spends her time helping with cooking and washing dishes.
“I wish I could still be going to school so I can learn to be a nurse,”
the 17-year-old told the club volunteer.