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Malealea Valley, Lesotho

Mantoa is the most brilliant girl in her school and would like to be a nurse to help the many sick people struggling with HIV/AIDS in her village.

The Malealea Valley secondary school library houses the books that are shared with all of the primary schools in the enormous Malealea Valley region. The library has an HIV/AIDS section that provides books and information for the students. Mantoa is very knowledgeable and open in discussing the HIV/AIDS epidemic. She is the library assistant and helps the teacher librarian in re-shelving the checked-in books.

"Learning to Hope: Children, HIV, & Education in Botswana & Lesotho" Series
"Learning to Hope: Children, HIV, & Education in Botswana & Lesotho" Series