Victoria Beckham Teams With Vogue & Born Free to Help Eradicate HIV Transmission in South Africa
Posted Thursday April 24, 2014 3:58 PM GMT
Teaming up with powerhouse publication Vogue, Victoria Beckham headed to South Africa to meet with mothers and children living with HIV.
As a Born Free partner, the 40-year-old assisted with efforts to eradicate the transmission of HIV from mother to child by 2015.
"Here is beautiful little Esmonic Marima. She is four years old, and I met her on the children's ward in Tygerberg,” Victoria shared along with a snapshot of her and a sick child. “She is suffering from chronic liver disease. I took stickers and hair clips for the children in hospital, and Esmonic particularly loved the pink hair clips!”
"Seeing all of the sick children was very upsetting, however, and I realized how truly blessed I am for the health of my own children,” Miss Beckham explained. "I hope by becoming an informed advocate for the cause, that the eradication of mother-to-infant HIV is just around the corner."
Victoria also appeared in a short clip about the initiative. Check it out below!
Photo Credit: Victoria Beckham