Puseletso Agnes Mpeisa HRDA

Puseletso Mpeisa | Kolo Ha-Mohlalefi, Mafeteng, The Mountain Kingdom of Lesotho.

Bachelor's Degree in Social Work from the National University of Lesotho (N.U.L), Roma, Maseru, Lesotho.

Previous experience


Puseletso Mpeisa is an award-winning social worker in Lesotho. She is a former Advisory Member of the National University of Lesotho Social Workers Association (NULSWA).


Puseletso Mpeisa is an accredited Children’s Accelerated Trauma Therapist under Care Africa Network (CAN), a transitional justice enthusiast and mental health advocate. She has worked extensively with numerous Non-Governmental National and International Organizations to advance Human Rights in Lesotho. At an international level, she has participated on international platforms such as African Union (AU) Transitional Justice Continental Forum representing the Southern African Region and the United States Global leadership Gala in Washington, DC. In the United States, she shared the stage with global leaders, including former United States President, President George W. Bush. At the national level, she represents most Basotho adolescents and youth in key decision-making platforms such as the Lesotho Country Coordination Mechanism (CCM). Additionally, she was recognised as one of the Drivers of Change for her selfless work in rural and urban communities of Lesotho, particularly for young people, during the MFDF 5th Annual Drivers of Community Chance Recognition Pinnacle 2019.

Furthermore, she works for Mosepele Foundation Development Forum (MFDF) and she is also Programmes Manager and President at AGYW+ (Adolescent Girls and Young Women plus) Foundation Lesotho; African Union Youth Ambassador for Transitional Justice; #GenEndIt Movement Youth Ambassador in Lesotho (1st Cohort) under Restless Development Zimbabwe; DREAMS Ambassador and Volunteer Community Advocate (VCA) under Jhpiego Lesotho; Spark Fund Youth Panelist (Southern Africa) under the Global Fund for Children (GFC); HER Voice Fund (HVF) AGYW -LEAD in Lesotho; Partner Social Worker at Sesotho Media and Development (SM&D); she also served as Independent Electoral Commission (I.E.C) Lesotho’s Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Operator and Voting Station Officer for Phoqoane No.53 Constituency in Mafeteng, Lesotho. Subsequently, she was a former Children’s Parliamentarian for World Vision Lesotho (2017-2020). Lastly, she is a former Social Work intern at the Master of the High Court (2019), the Child and Gender Protection Unit (C.G.P.U) at Lesotho Mounted Police Services (LMPS) Mafeteng Police Station (2018) and the Ministry of Social Development (MOSD) in Mafeteng (2017).

Academic fields of interest

  • Children Protection
  • Transitional Justice
  • Women’s rights
  • Key populations’ rights 
  • Democracy 
  • Human rights advocacy
  • Research and policy analysis

Position prior to the programme

Chief Operating Officer (COO), Programmes Coordinator and President at Mosepele Foundation Development Forum (MFDF).



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