Chinese associations in Lesotho work on the ground to uplift the communities in which they operate
CHINA’S role as a development partner to African countries is increasing, with the Asian giant’s imprint on the continent discernible from Cape Town in South Africa to Cairo in Egypt.
Over the years, Chinese companies have embarked on massive infrastructure projects to kickstart Africa’s economic advancement such as the $4-billion Mombasa-nairobi Standard Gauge Railway in Kenya and the 1,344-km-long Lobito-luau railroad in Angola.
Less celebrated, however, is the role of Chinese communities and businesses on the continent in uplifting the societies they live in beyond just providing expertise and employment. As cooperation between
A Chinese medical team member consults with a Lesotho family