in loco fellowship: Lesotho 2019

An Architecture, Construction & Entrepreneurship Program

in loco 2019: is a live Design & Build Entrepreneurship Program which is running from August 2019 to January 2019.

A cohort of 13 recently graduated Basotho students from local Architecture and Construction Schools participate in this innovative fellowship program.

The parent-led association, IDAL (Intellectual Disability & Autism Lesotho) represents and protects the rights of individuals with intellectual disability in Lesotho. rise’s mission is to transform a 10,000sqm section of arable land in Maqhaka, about 20 kms outside of the capital of Maseru, into an educational and sensory wonderland for youth with intellectual disabilities and autism to learn life and social skills as well as how to run small businesses in a safe and therapeutic setting.

Watch this short video on the Participatory Design Workshop with IDAL which is how got to the final designs of the Centre.

This project is possible thanks to funding from Standard Lesotho Bank.