Prince Harry plays polo in Brazil
On the final day of his tour, Prince Harry takes part in a charity polo match in São Paulo at the Royal Salute Club in Campinas. The event was aimed at raising money for local children’s charities, and for Harry’s charity Sentebale, which supports orphans in the African country of Lesotho
Sentebale was founded by Prince Seeiso from the Lesotho Royal Family and Prince Harry from the British Royal Family in response to the plight of the neediest of Lesotho’s people – its orphans and vulnerable children.Prince Seeiso Bereng Seeiso is the younger brother of His Majesty King Letsie III of Lesotho. Prince Seeiso is also Principal Chief of Matsieng – his tribal region in Lesotho.
Prince Harry is the second son of HRH The Prince of Wales.In 2004 Prince Harry went to Lesotho as Prince Seeiso’s guest to spend part of his gap year working as a volunteer on a number of local welfare projects. During the visit the two Princes became good friends. Sentebale was born out of that experience.Prince Seeiso is now Lesotho’s High Commissioner in London and the two Princes continue to act as Sentebale’s Patrons.
They have both pledged a lifetime commitment to this cause.Sentebale’s main operations are based in Maseru, Lesotho, supported by a small team in London.The Board of Trustees are responsible for the governance and strategic direction of Sentebale.The Patrons continue to play an active role in the charity.
The 2012 Sentebale Royal Salute Polo Cup closes Prince Harry’s Official Tour of Brazil. Sentebale was founded by Prince Harry and Prince Seeiso from the Lesotho Royal family in response to the plight of the neediest and most vulnerable of Lesotho’s children.
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