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Lesotho

Poverty in Lesotho, while seemingly on the decline, is still a major problem for the small country. Even with some modest gains in recent years, Lesotho remains one of the world’s poorest countries. However, there is reason to believe this situation could change with hard work from both those inside and outside the country. Finding new ways to earn a living is crucial and, if successful, could bring restoration. The Kingdom of Lesotho is a small country nestled in the eastern part of South Africa. Surrounded by Africa’s largest economy, Lesotho’s economic well-being is heavily tied to its much larger and more prosperous neighbor. Natural resources are scarce, mainly limited to diamonds and water. The diamond industry was struck hard when De Beers pulled out ...

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