, , , , ,

U.S. launches Bokamoso Ba Bana project in South Africa

Posted by

Spread the love

Maseru, 15 March 2024 (WAI): With the start of the Bokamoso Ba Bana (3B) project, the United States government, working with the Lesotho Ministry of Education and Training, celebrated making a major investment in the future of Lesotho’s youth.

The effort seeks to enhance literacy, health, and nutrition habits for approximately 43,000 Basotho inhabitants. It is financed by a $28.5 million grant from the McGovern-Dole Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program (MGD) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Click here to display content from Twitter.
Learn more in Twitter’s privacy policy.

Key participants in the launch event, which took place at Semonkong St. Leonard Primary School, included Foreign Agricultural Service Minister Counsellor Ali Abdi, Lesotho’s Minister of Education and Training Dr. Ntoi Rapapa, and Acting Deputy Chief of Mission Charles Blake from the U.S. Embassy in Pretoria. This attitude of cooperation highlights the project’s dedication to a single strategy for accomplishing its objectives.

Also Read: Pakistan exemplifies how global democracy ends isolation

Through reading, basic health care, and good eating habits, the program gives Basotho children the foundation they need to develop into their greatest selves. A nation’s ability to prosper is largely dependent on its population’s level of education and health, and the 3B initiative is a major step in the right direction.

Currently, the United States is investing in global programs related to child nutrition, education, and food security through the MGD program. The 3B project is a wonderful example of such dedication, which also strengthens the relationship between the United States and Lesotho. The success of this initiative will depend on how well it impacts the lives of Basotho children and provides them with opportunities to contribute to Lesotho’s prosperous future.

Gazing Forward Lesotho’s path towards a better future has a new chapter with the inauguration of the 3B project. The program can bring about long-lasting beneficial change for future generations as it places a strong emphasis on empowering children, promoting health, and laying a solid educational foundation.


Translate >>
Verified by MonsterInsights