Princess Haya is Patron of WSPCCA

  June 1, 2009 at 2:49 pm by

HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, United Nations Messenger of Peace, has accepted to become the global patron for the Walter Sisulu Paediatric Cardiac Centre for Africa (WSPCCA). WSPCCA is a charity organisation that facilitates life-saving heart surgery for underprivileged children from across Africa who suffer from congenital heart conditions.

Princess Haya said, “The WSPCCA is an organisation that reflects the values and beliefs that I hold dear. In addition, Africa is a part of the world that I have visited often and have come to love,” She went on saying, “As with addressing hunger, paediatric cardiac care is an area where a real and tangible difference can be made if the will to do so can be married together with resources and skill. And it is to this extent that I am proud to become officially involved with the WSPCCA.”

April 2008 is when Princess Haya’s involvement with the WSPCCA began. She first visited the centre as part of a legacy tour with President Nelson Mandela to raise awareness of paediatric cardiac health in Africa.

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