Providing Lesotho's Children with Keys to the World

This is the story of our efforts to end the vicious cycle of poverty, disease, inadequate education, and early death
in a remote rural community in Lesotho, Africa, by providing quality education and life skills
to the young children there. Join us on our journey ...

Sunday, July 15, 2012

International Aid Really Makes a Difference in Lesotho

International aid works.
If you don’t believe that, check out this New York Times article: The article documents how international aid has been very effective in slowing the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Lesotho and elsewhere. Business for coffin-makers in Lesotho is down as much as 70% from a few years ago, thanks to a concerted international effort to provide better diagnosis and treatment of HIV/AIDS.
Still, there is much more work to be done in the area of prevention, changing attitudes and practices that lead to the spread of HIV/AIDS.
Laptops to Lesotho is trying to help change attitudes and sexual behavior by providing better education and opportunities to the young people of Lesotho.