Royalty: Harry gets his hands dirty

2008-07-08 00:00

Britain’s Prince Harry helps with the rebuilding of a school for disabled children in Batha-Bathe near Maseru, Lesotho, yesterday.

He and a group of 26 soldiers from the Household Cavalry regiment are helping to renovate the school, the only one for disabled children in the country.

The project is being supported by Prince Harry’s charity, Sentebale, and by the Household Cavalry’s own charity, the Burnaby Blue Foundation.

The prince set up Sentebale two years ago with Lesotho’s Prince Seeiso after spending part of a gap year in 2004 in the country. He said his mother, Princess Diana, would be proud of his efforts, adding of his labouring: ‘It would be wrong for a patron of a charity to not get involved’.

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