Lesotho has the second highest HIV/AIDS rate in the world. Consequently, many children live in a home where their primary caregiver is sick with HIV/AIDS.
This, combined with widespread poverty, has resulted in a number of additional problems:
Reclaimed Project cares for orphaned/vulnerable children by:
Lesotho is facing the worst drought in recent history, and two successive crop failures. The drought and crop failures have lead to a massive hunger crisis that is expected to impact communities for years to come.
Reclaimed Project addresses hunger by:
Nearly all of the Basotho engage in subsistence farming. However, only 11% of the land in Lesotho is arable. The recent drought has left most of the land in Lesotho barren and there are few alternative ways to generate income.
Reclaimed Project addresses unemployment by: