News/Media

IN LOCO FELLOWS BLOG SERIES #8: 8 months of my life – Four roles in which I rose to the occasion

August 2017: I had just received a call from the Head of Programs from my former beloved school Lerotholi Polytechnic asking me to apply for some fellowship called In loco. I wasn’t interested until the...

Read More >

IN LOCO FELLOWS BLOG SERIES #7: The fellowship has transformed the way I see myself

Before I joined the fellowship, I had a secret fear that I’m not fit enough to be a professional architect and building contractor. For that reason, I had a tendency to be reluctant about sharing...

Read More >

Guest Blog: by Lujia Zhu – in loco International Workshop participant

Preparing for a possible bad 10-day experience…. I had to make a presentation on Lesotho and rise International for my protective parents in order to get the permission to join the workshop. I pulled images...

Read More >

IN LOCO FELLOWS BLOG SERIES #6: Be the change you want to see in the world

“You must be the change you want to see in the world,” Gandhi once said. As a graduate you think that you could never make a difference in the world, but you can. It all...

Read More >

in loco fellows blog series #5: Learning, fun, out-of-the-comfort-zone experiences

Adventure and Passion; the two words that come to mind when Mamanti Phothane Makara is mentioned (by the way that is my name). They tell me I am “generally” friendly and I have a charismatic...

Read More >

IN LOCO FELLOWS’ BLOG SERIES #4: Getting The Right Tan

May 5 was my birthday and I was turning 28. I always thought by now I would have all the money I could ever want, a house in the country with horses, a tall, dark...

Read More >

Peer-to-peer learning

Visit from Architecture students from Limkokwing University to our live project in Lesotho Watch the video from the visit here.

Read More >

Digging the trenches

Digging foundations for Residential Centre & Entrepreneurship Hub for adolescents who will move here from the overcrowded GLC centre for orphans and vulnerable children. Watch the video here

Read More >

rise update – May 2018

It has quite literally been a ground-breaking week for rise, as we FINALLY got out the spade and dug the first foundations for the residential center and business hub for vulnerable youth in Lesotho. Over...

Read More >

in loco fellows’ blog series #3

Three months as a Fellow… I am Madane Bataung, a graduate in civil engineering from Lerotholi Polytechnic in Lesotho. I am also the founder of @Nebulart Recycling Group. I am that nice guy who leaves...

Read More >