Friends & Affiliates
St. Camillus Center The Centre provides a loving shelter, nutrition and education for orphans and vulnerable children. The Centre’s mission is to keep these children healthy, well-nourished and protected from abuse. The Centre also offers support to people in the community living with HIV/AIDS and other at-risk groups to achieve independent and productive lives. Programs include income-generating opportunities as well as guidance and education programs to their home-based caregivers that emphasize preventing HIV transmission, adhering to antiretroviral therapy, and improving overall health & wellness.
The Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary (Baitlami ba Mabitso a halalelang Jesu le Maria) have ministered in Lesotho since 1931. Currently, there are 16 missions. The sisters are involved in preschool, primary, secondary, high school and technical college education. The sisters also work in health clinics and homes for disabled children and the elderly.
Flowers of Lesotho Aylie and Andrew Lench traveled to Mohale’s Hoek, Lesotho in the summer of 2010. They worked with Sr. Juliana and the people of the St. Camillus Centre for Orphaned and Vulnerable Children for 3 weeks, and while there the children made some beautiful artwork. Aylie and Andrew used images of their cut paper flowers to create note cards and buttons that raise funds for The Lesotho Connection.
Friends of Lesotho is a non-profit organization promoting friendship with the people of Lesotho and funding projects for the betterment of the Basotho people. Members are Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCV’s) who served in Lesotho and like-minded individuals.
The Lesotho Connection collaborates with many other non-profits and organizations in Lesotho.