Pelesa asks the community to help him

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Pelesa asks the community to help him
Pelesa asks the community to help him

Africa-Press – Lesotho. Mr Lefa Pelesa, who lives with Tsupane Ha-Monaheng orthopedic in Mafeteng district, appeals to the community to come to his aid and help him through his ordeal.

Pelesa told The Voice of the Nation that he had not been able to walk for several years after being involved in a car accident twice. He explained that he could no longer do anything for himself as he was always supported by his disability.

“I am also homeless because I live where my sister is married, and I have received a warning to choose to leave the house where we are getting a new home.

I am appealing to the Ministry of Social Development to help me as I am living a difficult life, however, I have approached the Ministry several times but I have not received any assistance so far, ”he said.

On the other hand, LnAPD Women’s Association (LNAPD) spokeswoman Ernestina Ramathinyane explained that their organization protects the rights of people with disabilities.

He said they were appealing to the community to help and care for people with disabilities. Recalling the recent incident, the murder of their member Mr Kabelo Nyetse, Ramathinyane said the act was a sign that people with disabilities needed special care.

“As an organization we appeal to community leaders, chiefs and local government elected officials to care for people living with disabilities in the communities in which they live.

We are also appealing to law enforcement agencies and the police and the judiciary to ensure that the perpetrators of these heinous acts are prosecuted, ”he said.

Ramathinyane pointed out that they have come together as an organization to ensure that people with disabilities are protected and cared for as children and rights as everyone else.

Ms Mpai Makhene, an employee of the Department of Social Development at the Qibing Local Government Council, urged Pelesa to reconsider her situation in her office as there were no such issues at hand. he saw.

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