March 2020

NUL INNOVATION HUB'S PHUTHALICHABA STARTS OPERATIONS AT THE END OF THIS MONTH

 

PhuthaLichaba, A Financial Cooperative under the National University of Lesotho (NUL) Innovation Hub is set to start taking savings from its members. This happens as the young cooperative has netted a membership of 65 in just over a month. It is one of the fastest growing cooperatives which is set to change the status quo in Lesotho's financial landscape!

Anyone can become a member of the most ambitious financial institution Lesotho will ever see. Here is how:

A. INTRODUCTION

NUL ENERGY RESEARCH CENTRE WINS M10.3 MILLION TO GENERATE SOLAR ELECTRICITY FOR TWO VILLAGES IN LESOTHO

 

It was a highly competitive international funding in which more than 500 organisations worldwide battled for the lucrative funding provided by Innovate UK in the United Kingdom. In the end, Dr Moeketsi Mpholo, the Administrator of the National University of Lesotho (NUL) Energy Research Centre (ERC), and his international and local team of experts were among 60 (out of 500) organisations who won!

The huge M10.3 Million funding will see two villages in Lesotho being powered 100% by solar energy using two mini grids.

How did they win?

NUL INNOVATION HUB'S PHUTHALICHABA STARTS OPERATIONS AT THE END OF THIS MONTH

 

PhuthaLichaba, A Financial Cooperative under the National University of Lesotho (NUL) Innovation Hub is set to start taking savings from its members. This happens as the young cooperative has netted a membership of 65 in just over a month. It is one of the fastest growing cooperatives which is set to change the status quo in Lesotho's financial landscape!

Anyone can become a member of the most ambitious financial institution Lesotho will ever see. Here is how:

A. INTRODUCTION

NUL’S DR NKHABUTLANE WINS A BIG UN INNOVATION AWARD

 

There were 60 competitors—from esteemed institutions all over Africa in Round 1, in a competition called "Innovation in Action" in Zimbabwe! In Round 2, only 20 competitors remained. In Round 3, only 10 competitors remained. In Round 4, only Dr Pulane Nkhabutlane from the National University of Lesotho (NUL) Innovation Hub remained. She won because of her amazing work in the development of innovative sorghum food products.

She was the last one standing—behind the backdrop of Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe.