EU donates M98m for social protection
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Maseru, Feb. 23 -- The European Union (EU) together with the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) contributed M98 million to the Government of Lesotho through the Ministry of Social Development to assist 50 000 families that take care of vulnerable children who already get assistance from the ministry and over 6 000 vulnerable families that will get a once off assistance.
The initiative came following the announcement by the Government of Lesotho in March 2020 that the outbreak of Coronavirus pandemic has brought hunger among Basotho nation.
Ministry of Social Development Director Social Assistance 'Maeaea Mokhethi explained that this money will respond to the needs of those families during this period of Covi...
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