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Issue 2 Volume 12

Restored Relationships, Ephesians 4:32

Dear Colleagues and friends,

Let me take this opportunity to express my heartfelt gratitude for warmly welcoming me and my family into the family of World Vision Lesotho. I have met some of you in your various capacities at the national office and am looking forward to meeting the rest of the family in the ADPs.

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Mrs. Pauline Okumu's Biography

Mrs. Pauline Okumu as ND in Lesotho

She assumed her role on 1 October 2014.

She has been Deputy National Director for WV Kenya since Jan 2012. Prior to that she has had various roles such as Operations Director, Group Director: Health and HIV Aids and Zonal Manager for WV Kenya. She was also Acting National Director for WV South Africa between December 2012 and March 2013. She has been with World Vision since 2000.

She has a MA in organisational Leadership from the University of Eastern USA, as well as a Masters in Applied Human Nutrition from the University of Nairobi. Her first degree was in Food and Nutrition.

Pauline is married to Dr. Geoffrey Okumu and they have three children, Alex, Cheryl and Trina. They attend the ACK church in Karen.

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October stories

Sponsored Child Now a University Graduate

"Challenges were like stepping stones towards my own destiny for life without challenges would be boring."

These are words of motivation which kept a sponsored child from Sekameng ADP going even when life was tough.

"At the time when my grandmother died in 2009, I lost hope but thanks to the support I received from Sekameng ADP, It has carried me through." adds Moeketsi Mpakanyane who is now a university Graduate specializing in Social Work.

Mpakanyane is looking forward to helping other children just like World Vision did with him.

Young Journalists' workshop in Mohale'hoek

About 20 young journalists from the 6 ADPs in the South district attended the workshop facilitated by the World Vision Lesotho in collaboration with MISA-Lesotho over the weekend at Mount Maluti hotel in Mohale's Hoek where the children were taught about their rights based on the Convention on the Rights of the Child ( CRC) of 2011.

World Vision participates at a United Nations Day

World Vision Lesotho participated at the United Nations (UN) Day held in Maseru, Maseru Club grounds last Friday.

Many UN partner organisations and government ministries were invited to showcase their work and mount stalls at this event.

The day presented an opportunity for various government ministries, NGOs and Donors to witness in the work World Vision is doing around the country in the lives of children and their communities.

The annual reports, case study flyers, advocacy flyers and videos on the impact of World Vision's ministry were finished by the time Eddie finished narrating World Vision's interventions.

World Vision Lesotho

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