Prince Harry will begin his five-day visit to Singapore and Sydney to promote many social causes close to his heart.
Like supporting wounded military and veterans, and children in Africa living with HIV and AIDS.
Prince Harry has begin his visit to Singapore by attending an AIDS reception at Eden Hall. There he watched a rapid HIV test. Prince Harry then later visited a community event where he watched some martial arts. He also staged the Sentebale Polo Cup in aid of his charity of the same name.
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The charity polo match has become an important annual fundraising event for Sentebale. This is a charity which works with children in “Lesotho” and “Botswana”. For those who are coming to terms with being HIV positive, have AIDS. It will feature international professional players who take on a team led by Prince Harry.
FROM CATHY FERRIER (CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER).
‘Since Sentebale was founded in 2006, the charity has reached thousands of children and young people in “Lesotho” as well as in “Botswana”. For those who have been struggling to come to terms living with HIV.
‘It is our ambition to see a reduction in the number of new HIV infections and AIDS-related deaths amongst adolescents. They are trying to achieve it by putting youth first and equipping them with skills and relevant wraparound support’.
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Prince Harry will reach Sydney on wednesday. He will attend events to celebrate the city’s hosting of the “Invictus Games”. This is the international sporting competition for wounded, injured and sick service personnel and veterans.
The Invictus Games, this year will be held in Toronto and in Canada. It has been the other main long-term focus of Prince Harry’s public work. He is also patron of the Invictus Games Foundation.