Maseru– Letlotlo La Basotho Service, Cooperative and Society Limited for the first time held a conference in Maseru on Saturday.
The objective of the conference was to state service and financial reports before members showcase products to be produced by the society as well as to elect the new committee.
The Chairperson of the Society, Mr. Motlatsi Shale said they intend to produce cleaning materials such as bar, liquid, and powdered soaps at their factory to be established in Khubetsoana, Maseru.
He said they have already bought machinery that will be used to produce the soaps, adding that they will employ members.
He said: “Our aim is to import products from foreign countries and promote the growth of our economy. We will soon make product expansion and produce food, skin and hair cosmetics and build shopping complexes.”
One of the members, Mr. Matla Motloheloa said the society has already contributed immensely towards poverty eradication as members produce and sell products.
He added that the factory to be established in Khubetsoana will create jobs and contribute towards the economic development of the country.
Letlotlo La Basotho Service, Cooperative and Society Limited was established in October with the aim to change lives of Basotho for the better by producing cleaning materials which include different kinds of soaps among others.
The association has 900 members countrywide and the objective is to increase membership to 100,000. Lena