World Vision launches five-year strategy
QUEEN ‘Masenate Mohato Seeiso on Monday launched World Vision Lesotho’s (WVL) five-year strategy which seeks to better the lives of 550 000 most vulnerable children among other objectives.
The launch ceremony was held at a Maseru hotel and attended by Education and Training Minister, Dr Mahali Phamotse, and her Agriculture and Food Security counterpart, ‘Mapalesa Mothokho, as well as church leaders and development partners among others.
In her keynote speech, Her Majesty said all stakeholders, including government, communities and development partners, needed to join forces to ensure vulnerable children were protected and able to access quality education.
“We need to design a framework to be better able to assist vulnerable children and orphans in terms of their welfare and education needs. I, therefore, urge all of us to work together to save our children who are the future of Lesotho,” said Queen ‘Masenate Mohato Seeiso.
“I have personally made a com- mitment to work with WVL and the Ministry of Education and Training in initiatives to promote the education of vulnerable children. Only with education can we can see a better future for all our children.”
WVL National Director, Pauline Okumu said the 2016-2020 strategy would impact the lives of 550 000 most vulnerable children, who are 76 percent of the total population