The designer is supporting the Born Free initiative to help transmission of HIV from mothers to their children
Victoria Beckham took a break out of her busy fashion-crazed schedule to support a cause that’s close to her heart.
The designer, 39, visit Cape Town this week as part of the Born Free, an initiative to help transmission of HIV from mothers to their children.
Before taking off for South Africa, VB tweeted her excitement for her upcoming trip last Saturday. ‘Looking forward to meeting @bornfreeafrica in Cape Town to support the initiative to end mother to child HIV transmission x vb #JoinBornFree.’
Victoria took an education trip to the Children’s Infectious Disease Clinical Research Unit and visited children’s hospitals and health centres.
She spent time meeting patients, speaking with mentors and medical workers and generally learning about he cause.
Throughout her visit, the designer (and mum of four) kept her followers updated on her experience. ‘Thank you @bornfreeafrica and the inspiring doctors, mothers and children that I met today,’ she wrote on Monday. ‘#JoinBornFree x vb.’
It seems the humanitarian spirit is shared in the Beckham family. Earlier this month, we shared pictures of her husband, David Beckham, visiting the Philippines with UNICEF, where he met children displaced by Typhoon Haiyan.
Their four kids have some solid role models to look up to.
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