Sentebale - Stories of Hope
26th July - 10th August
"By working with the children, providing education, care and support, building knowledge and confidence, this generation can look forward with hope and live healthy and happy lives."
Prince Harry's charity, Sentebale and Getty Images are pleased to announce the latest exhibition at Getty Images Gallery, Sentebale - Stories of Hope. The exhibition, which will open at Getty Images Gallery in London from 26 July to 10 August, 2013, showcases imagery from Getty Images' award-winning royal photographer, Chris Jackson, depicting Sentebale's work in helping the vulnerable children of Lesotho.
Since Sentebale began in 2006, the charity has improved the lives of thousands of children living in Lesotho by providing healthcare and education to those most in need. Over the years, Chris Jackson has travelled many times to Lesotho with Prince Harry, developing a portfolio of images which capture the problems these children face, and more importantly, show how Sentebale is making a big difference to many of their lives.
The exhibition is made up of a selection of images covering every aspect of Sentebale's work in Lesotho; from portraits of the harsh reality of daily life for many orphans and herd boys, to the positive outcomes of those children with disabilities who receive receiving an education, as well as HIV-positive children growing in confidence as they attend Sentebale's Mamohato Camps.
Other highlights of the show include the unveiling of plans to build the Mamohato Children's Centre - allowing Sentebale to quadruple the number of HIV-positive children for whom it can provide psycho-social support. The exhibition will also feature exclusive and unseen photographs of Sentebale's founding patrons - Prince Harry and Prince Seeiso, ambassador Nacho Figueras and the Sentebale team.
"Sentebale are delighted to be partnering with Chris Jackson and Getty Images Gallery to deliver a visual record of our work," says Cathy Ferrier, CEO of Sentebale. "We have ambitious plans to expand, including building a specialist centre for children living with HIV which will allow us to reach many more young people in Lesotho. We would like to invite everyone along to the exhibition to see for themselves the difference we are making to the children of Lesotho."
"At Getty Images, we believe in the power of images to effect change," said Jonathan Klein, Getty Images co-founder and CEO. "I am personally deeply engaged in the global effort to defeat the HIV/AIDS pandemic and, as someone from Southern Africa, I am heartened by Sentebale's commitment to improve the lives of children in Lesotho who are affected by HIV/AIDS. Getty Images is pleased, honoured and proud to help increase awareness and support for the organisation's work."
The Sentebale - Stories of Hope exhibition is sponsored by Getty Images Gallery. The show will be open to the public with free admission from 26 July. Prints are available of all exhibiting images with a percentage of proceeds going to Sentebale.
For more information on Sentebale please visit www.sentebale.org