Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Harry Builds a school in Africa

Perhaps Prince Harry does spend a bit too much time staggering out of posh London bars in the wee hours of the morning, but he is also committed to doing good works. His African-based charity, Sentebale, is funding the building of a new school for handicapped children in Lesotho.

"The Thuso Centre will cater for 43 children with profound physical and mental disabilities and is the first of its kind in the tiny Kingdom which is surrounded by South Africa on all sides."

The prince is in Lesotho to help with the construction, and he is being assisted by 20 of his fellow soldiers from the Household Cavalry's Blues and Royals.
Harry told the reporter:
"At Sentebale, as long as we can keep funding the projects, we can make a massive, massive difference," he said.
"Everything here is just so positive and fantastic. This is the only mentally handicapped school within Lesotho and once the project is finished we hope to make another in the centre and one in the south. The children of Lesotho, the vulnerable children of Lesotho, that's what we're working towards."

I am sure the Prince of Wales is very proud of his son's accomplishment.

Here is the link for the Telegraph's story: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/theroyalfamily/2268249/Pictures-Prince-Harry-helps-to-build-school-in-Lesotho.html