Meghan Markle | Meghan Markle and her son, Archie | Source: Getty Images youtube.com/savethechildrenuk

Meghan Markle recently participated in a special campaign with Heart Mom on Instagram. This campaign promotes the “Love Like a Mother” T-shirts, which were featured in photos of Markle and two other women. The photos elicited mixed reactions from netizens.

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Meghan Markle, Kelly McZee, and Abigail Spencer as seen in an April 19, 2024 Instagram post | Source: Instagram.com/_heartmom_/

Meghan Markle, Kelly McZee, and Abigail Spencer as seen in an April 19, 2024 Instagram post | Source: Instagram.com/_heartmom_/

Meghan Markle recently partook in a campaign celebrating mothers. The campaign aims to celebrate Mother’s Day and support young parents who have been in foster care. It’s part of an effort to help these young families succeed and thrive. The campaign has sparked a lot of discussion about Markle’s own role as a mother to her children with Prince Harry.

Meghan Markle and Kelly McZee as seen in an April 19, 2024 Instagram post | Source: Instagram.com/_heartmom_/

Meghan Markle and Kelly McZee as seen in an April 19, 2024 Instagram post | Source: Instagram.com/_heartmom_/

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In the campaign, Markle and two other women are shown wearing T-shirts that read “Love Like a Mother.” These photos were shared on Instagram with a caption emphasizing support and inspiration from these women. The caption praises their ability to uplift others with a strong, pure love.

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The campaign is organized by the Alliance of Moms and aims to provide essential services, education, and advocacy. The focus is on assisting young parents who have experienced foster care, helping them and their children heal and thrive. The T-shirts sold for the campaign are priced at $38 each. All proceeds go towards supporting these services.

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The official campaign message celebrates the nurturing and powerful love of mothers. It emphasizes community building, support, and the deep, bold receipt and giving of love. Supporters are encouraged to purchase a T-shirt to aid this cause. A direct link was provided in the Instagram bio for easy access to the campaign’s product page. While the campaign is all about positivity in motherhood, critics found fault with Markle.

Meghan Markle at day two of the Invictus Games 2020 at Zuiderpark on April 17, 2022 in The Hague, Netherlands | Source: Getty Images

Meghan Markle at day two of the Invictus Games 2020 at Zuiderpark on April 17, 2022 in The Hague, Netherlands | Source: Getty Images

The campaign has elicited a variety of reactions from the public, as seen in the comments on the Instagram post. Some people expressed admiration and support. Others criticized Markle’s personal life choices, particularly her time spent with her children.

Meghan Markle and Archie Mountbatten-Windsor at a meeting with Archbishop Desmond Tutu during their royal tour of South Africa on September 25, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa | Source: Getty Images

Meghan Markle and Archie Mountbatten-Windsor at a meeting with Archbishop Desmond Tutu during their royal tour of South Africa on September 25, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa | Source: Getty Images

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One fan expressed concern about Markle’s frequent travels, saying, “Meghan spends a lot of time away from her ‘children’.” Another, however, celebrated the support among women. This person gushed, “Love to see women support women, mothers support mothers, friends support friends. 🤍

Meghan Markle and Archie Mountbatten-Windsor at a meeting with Archbishop Desmond Tutu during their royal tour of South Africa on September 25, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa | Source: Getty Images

Meghan Markle and Archie Mountbatten-Windsor at a meeting with Archbishop Desmond Tutu during their royal tour of South Africa on September 25, 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa | Source: Getty Images

An enthusiastic supporter commented on the beauty of the women in the campaign: “Ahhh Meg!!❤️ I love this 😍😍 All 3 of you are so beautiful!!” they gushed. Another simply stated, “Great shirt.” Criticism also emerged about Markle’s privacy with her children. “Has anybody ever seen Meghan’s kids, Always private jetting around the world, but kids are never with her??” one critic asked.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry board a plane for New Zealand from Sydney airport on October 28, 2018 | Source: Getty Images

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry board a plane for New Zealand from Sydney airport on October 28, 2018 | Source: Getty Images

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Further negative reactions included “She doesn’t even spend time with her own kids!” and “You’d never know she’s a mom. Keeps it a secret cuz the kids are invisible. She’s too Busy traveling to be a mom.” One comment questioned her priorities, asking, “When is she going to stay home and be a Mother to her children and quit seeking attention?

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry disembark from their plane on their arrival in Suva on October 23, 2018 in Suva, Fiji | Source: Getty Images

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry disembark from their plane on their arrival in Suva on October 23, 2018 in Suva, Fiji | Source: Getty Images

While Markle faces scrutiny over her role as a mother, Prince Harry’s approach to fatherhood has been viewed positively. His friend and fellow polo player, Ignacio “Nacho” Figueras, has publicly praised Harry’s dedication to his family.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle with Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor during a photocall in St George's Hall at Windsor Castle on May 8, 2019 in Windsor, England | Source: Getty Images

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle with Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor during a photocall in St George’s Hall at Windsor Castle on May 8, 2019 in Windsor, England | Source: Getty Images

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Figueras explained that he has witnessed Harry’s deep commitment to being a good father. According to Figueras, “Prince Harry is doing very well, and I admire how he has fully embraced fatherhood over the past couple of years. He loves being a dad” to his son Prince Archie, 4, and daughter Princess Lilibet, 2. He added, “He loves parenthood. I admire him so much as a parent.”

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This admiration was evident when Prince Harry and Markle attended the Royal Salute Polo Challenge charity match on April 12. Although their children were not present, Prince Harry and Markle’s affection for children was clear. They warmly greeted Figueras and Delfina Blaquier’s daughter Alba, who was in attendance.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry during the Royal Salute Polo Challenge, to benefit Sentebale, at the USPA National Polo Center in Wellington, Florida, US. Picture date: Friday April 12, 2024 | Source: Getty Images

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry during the Royal Salute Polo Challenge, to benefit Sentebale, at the USPA National Polo Center in Wellington, Florida, US. Picture date: Friday April 12, 2024 | Source: Getty Images

The campaign featuring Markle has sparked a broad discussion about the different aspects of motherhood, public perception, and family support. It highlights how public figures like Markle and Prince Harry are scrutinized but also appreciated for their roles as parents. The positive impact of the campaign, supporting young parents in foster care, is a significant aspect of their public efforts.

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Markle is no stranger to public criticism. Prince Harry’s wife has been criticized for everything from her parenting to her dress sense. We previously reported that critics shared their negative opinions of Markle for a dress that she wore to a dinner she attended with her husband.

Ignacio Figueras, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry conversing at dinner, posted on April 15, 2024 | Source: Instagram/nachofigueras

Ignacio Figueras, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry conversing at dinner, posted on April 15, 2024 | Source: Instagram/nachofigueras

Over the past weekend, Markle turned heads in a chic, backless black dress. She wore the dress for a dinner she attended with Prince Harry and their friends.

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Prince Harry and Prince Seeiso at the Audi Sentebale Concert in London, England on June 11, 2019 | Source: Getty Images

Prince Harry and Prince Seeiso at the Audi Sentebale Concert in London, England on June 11, 2019 | Source: Getty Images

The dinner was held at the luxurious Four Seasons resort in Florida where the Sussexes stayed during their trip. According to a recent article published by a media outlet, the resort is known for its $8,000-per-night suites and top-notch service.

A segment of the Four Seasons Hotel in Florida, posted on April 3, 2024 | Source: Instagram/fourseasons

A segment of the Four Seasons Hotel in Florida, posted on April 3, 2024 | Source: Instagram/fourseasons

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It boasts oceanfront views and offers direct access to the beach and pools. Guests who choose to stay at the Palm Beach resort can dine at either of its two restaurants or enjoy a cocktail at Florie’s bar, which uses ingredients from the five-star resort’s garden.

A view of one of the pools at the Four Seasons Hotel in Florida, posted on April 3, 2024 | Source: Instagram/fourseasons

A view of one of the pools at the Four Seasons Hotel in Florida, posted on April 3, 2024 | Source: Instagram/fourseasons

The Sea Breeze Suite offers an authentically coastal lifestyle and is reported to be the most desirable suite. Located on the resort’s first floor, the suite welcomes fresh breezes from the sea.

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At one point during their stay, Prince Harry and Markle were seen taking a stroll through the pool area adorning casual and comfortable wear.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry spotted at a Wheelchair Tennis match during the Invictus Games in Toronto, Canada on September 25, 2017 | Source: Getty Images

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry spotted at a Wheelchair Tennis match during the Invictus Games in Toronto, Canada on September 25, 2017 | Source: Getty Images

The couple’s weekend also involved a bit of work as Prince Harry was spotted on the set of their upcoming Netflix show, where both he and Markle serve as producers.

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s luxurious trip has since ignited a wave of mixed reactions from social media users. Some have criticized the couple and questioned their children’s whereabouts.

Prince Archie, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry during their trip to South Africa as part of their royal tour in Cape Town, South Africa on September 25, 2019 | Source: Getty Images

Prince Archie, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry during their trip to South Africa as part of their royal tour in Cape Town, South Africa on September 25, 2019 | Source: Getty Images

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“And where are the kids?” asked a user while another pondered, “Has someone checked on the children?!” Another person simply stated, “Those poor kids have no parents,” and someone else said, “Those poor kids. How can they constantly leave [their] kids[?] Have the kids ever had a holiday?”

Meghan Markle, Prince Archie and Prince Harry at the King Power Royal Charity Polo Match in Wokingham, England on July 10, 2019 | Source: Getty Images

Meghan Markle, Prince Archie and Prince Harry at the King Power Royal Charity Polo Match in Wokingham, England on July 10, 2019 | Source: Getty Images

Others criticized Markle’s choice of attire, saying, “What a trashy dress. Over exposed, and in black. She really is ridiculous,” and “It seems quite informal. Meghan looks a bit bare, but she loves a halterneck.”

Meghan Markle at the Invictus Games in Düsseldorf, Germany on September 15, 2023 | Source: Getty Images

Meghan Markle at the Invictus Games in Düsseldorf, Germany on September 15, 2023 | Source: Getty Images

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Another user shared, “The hotel dinner attended by Meghan and Harry shows yet again, that Meghan over dresses. Everyone else is smart casual and Meghan looks like she’s at a beach party,” and another rudely remarked, “They are a disgrace to the royal family.”

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry at the Invictus Games in Düsseldorf, Germany on September 15, 2023 | Source: Getty Images

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry at the Invictus Games in Düsseldorf, Germany on September 15, 2023 | Source: Getty Images

Someone else expressed concern for their spending habits, writing, “I don’t know how they can afford that.” On this, another user expressed, “The average room at the Four Seasons in Palm Beach does not cost this much. So – why did they need the most lavish accommodations?”

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However, amid the criticisms, many defended the couple and praised Meghan’s look. “They deserve what they work for. I’m happy for them. Enjoy yourselves. 👌🏻💯🤨❤️❤️❤️😍👍🏻😘💋🙏🏼,” asserted a fan.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at the cycling medal ceremony at the Cycling Track during the Invictus Games in Düsseldorf, Germany on September 15, 2023 | Source: Getty Images

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at the cycling medal ceremony at the Cycling Track during the Invictus Games in Düsseldorf, Germany on September 15, 2023 | Source: Getty Images

Another gushed, “Love seeing them thriving and having the lives they want,” and someone else praised, “Oh Meghan looks stunning ❤️.” Similarly, another fan swooned, “Meghan looks divine 🥺,” and another commented, “So beautiful – Meghan ❤️.”

Meghan Markle at the "Keynote: Breaking Barriers, Shaping Narratives: How Women Lead On and Off the Screen," during the SXSW 2024 Conference and Festivals in Austin, Texas on March 8, 2024 | Source: Getty Images

Meghan Markle at the “Keynote: Breaking Barriers, Shaping Narratives: How Women Lead On and Off the Screen,” during the SXSW 2024 Conference and Festivals in Austin, Texas on March 8, 2024 | Source: Getty Images

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Online users might have had a lot to say about Markle and Prince Harry during their Florida trip, but this did not deter them from enjoying the festivities of the weekend. This included the Florida charity polo match that we previously reported on April 15, 2024.

Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex during the Royal Salute Polo Challenge, to benefit Sentebale, in Wellington, Florida on April 12, 2024. | Source: Getty Images

Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex during the Royal Salute Polo Challenge, to benefit Sentebale, in Wellington, Florida on April 12, 2024. | Source: Getty Images

Prince Harry and Meghan attended the match on April 12, 2024. The two looked stunning as they walked hand in hand and engaged with people present at the event.

Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, and Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex during the Royal Salute Polo Challenge, to benefit Sentebale, in Wellington, Florida on April 12, 2024. | Source: Getty Images

Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, and Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex during the Royal Salute Polo Challenge, to benefit Sentebale, in Wellington, Florida on April 12, 2024. | Source: Getty Images

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Meghan exuded chic elegance in an ivory silk and hemp Heidi Merrick Ginger Dress, valued at $515, boasting a cheeky cut-out section ideal for the warm Wellington, Florida climate. She styled her ensemble with beige Aquazzura heels and vintage Chanel jewelry.

Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex during the Royal Salute Polo Challenge, to benefit Sentebale, in Wellington, Florida on April 12, 2024. | Source: Getty Images

Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex during the Royal Salute Polo Challenge, to benefit Sentebale, in Wellington, Florida on April 12, 2024. | Source: Getty Images

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Prince Harry was in a smart casual look made up of white trousers, a light blue shirt, and a beige coat, completed with loafers and sunglasses. However, it was Meghan’s dress, which caught the attention of online users.

Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, and Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex during the Royal Salute Polo Challenge, to benefit Sentebale, in Wellington, Florida on April 12, 2024. | Source: Getty Images

Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, and Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex during the Royal Salute Polo Challenge, to benefit Sentebale, in Wellington, Florida on April 12, 2024. | Source: Getty Images

Users were quick to express their disapproval of Meghan’s outfit, citing it as a fashion miss. “So tacky,” a user wrote. Another user voiced their disappointment, “No bra, cut out dress and stilettos at the polo. Just no dress sense or class.”

Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex during the Royal Salute Polo Challenge, to benefit Sentebale, in Wellington, Florida on April 12, 2024. | Source: Getty Images

Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex during the Royal Salute Polo Challenge, to benefit Sentebale, in Wellington, Florida on April 12, 2024. | Source: Getty Images

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One unimpressed user commented, “Her hair is greasy, bad fake tan and that outfit is not appropriate and wrinkled again.” Still, Meghan’s fans hailed her appearance, “Meghan looks fantastic!” “She looks beautiful,” a fan concurred.

Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex during the Royal Salute Polo Challenge, to benefit Sentebale, in Wellington, Florida on April 12, 2024. | Source: Getty Images

Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex during the Royal Salute Polo Challenge, to benefit Sentebale, in Wellington, Florida on April 12, 2024. | Source: Getty Images

During this event, Prince Harry competed against his longtime friend Ignacio in the Royal Salute Polo Challenge, an event that supports Sentebale. The 39-year-old wore a blue jersey and white riding pants for the two polo matches he played in.

Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex plays in a polo match during the Royal Salute Polo Challenge, to benefit Sentebale in Wellington, Florida, on April 12, 2024. | Source: Getty Images

Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex plays in a polo match during the Royal Salute Polo Challenge, to benefit Sentebale in Wellington, Florida, on April 12, 2024. | Source: Getty Images

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Sentebale, led by Prince Harry, clinched victory in the first match with a narrow 1-0 win, despite the Duke of Sussex not contributing any points. In the ensuing match against Ignacio’s team, Prince Harry managed to score a point, ultimately securing the team’s triumph and crowning them champions.

Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex plays in a polo match during the Royal Salute Polo Challenge, to benefit Sentebale in Wellington, Florida, on April 12, 2024. | Source: Getty Images

Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex plays in a polo match during the Royal Salute Polo Challenge, to benefit Sentebale in Wellington, Florida, on April 12, 2024. | Source: Getty Images

Meghan was delighted to present the trophy to Prince Harry after his team’s win. However, during the photo shoot, an awkward moment occurred that had tongues wagging online. Meghan asked a woman to change positions from her husband’s side to hers when photos were being taken.

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The woman, Dr Sophie Chandauka is the Chair of the Board at Sentebale. The Zimbabwean-born executive has served on the Sentebale Board from 2009 to 2015.

Sentebale Chair Sophie Chandauka during the Royal Salute Polo Challenge, to benefit Sentebale in Wellington, Florida, on April 12, 2024. | Source: Getty Images

Sentebale Chair Sophie Chandauka during the Royal Salute Polo Challenge, to benefit Sentebale in Wellington, Florida, on April 12, 2024. | Source: Getty Images

So, online users pointed out the uncomfortable moment when Meghan asked Sophie to step away from Prince Harry’s side to hers. Sophie ended up standing next to Meghan as the Duchess of Sussex positioned herself in the middle of the group and next to her husband.

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During this interaction, Prince Harry kept his hands around Meghan as she spoke to Sophie. She motioned Sophie to the other side, saying, “Do you want to come over here?” A user, shocked by Meghan’s attitude towards Sophie, asked, “Why is she humiliating a beautiful black woman?”

Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex presents the trophy to Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex after his team wins, in the Royal Salute Polo Challenge, to benefit Sentebale, in Wellington, Florida, on April 12, 2024. | Source: Getty Images

Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex presents the trophy to Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex after his team wins, in the Royal Salute Polo Challenge, to benefit Sentebale, in Wellington, Florida, on April 12, 2024. | Source: Getty Images

Another also questioned, “Why did Meghan Markle push the beautiful Black lady around?” A user pointed out that Meghan, “has such a superiority complex, it’s literally so smugly awful, and so so embarrassing 😳.” “Shameful,” noted an individual.

Meghan Markle, The Duchess of Sussex, and Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex pose for pictures with the teams after he took part in the Royal Salute Polo Challenge, to benefit Sentebale, in Wellington, Florida, on April 12, 2024. | Source: Getty Images

Meghan Markle, The Duchess of Sussex, and Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex pose for pictures with the teams after he took part in the Royal Salute Polo Challenge, to benefit Sentebale, in Wellington, Florida, on April 12, 2024. | Source: Getty Images

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One user compared Meghan and Prince Harry to Princess Catherine and Prince William. “I find this tacky…William and Catherine are restrained in public. It’s classy. This is just crass,” the user wrote. “That was so awkward,” an individual shared.

Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex presents the trophy to Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex after his team wins, in the Royal Salute Polo Challenge, to benefit Sentebale, in Wellington, Florida, on April 12, 2024. | Source: Getty Images

Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex presents the trophy to Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex after his team wins, in the Royal Salute Polo Challenge, to benefit Sentebale, in Wellington, Florida, on April 12, 2024. | Source: Getty Images

A fan came to Meghan’s defense, revealing that she had no ill intentions, “No, Meghan suggested as the chair for her to be in the middle of the picture… and it worked out perfectly.”

Ignacio "Nacho" Figueras, Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex, Sophie Chandauka, and Richard Miller during the Royal Salute Polo Challenge, to benefit Sentebale, in Wellington, Florida, on April 12, 2024. | Source: Getty Images

Ignacio “Nacho” Figueras, Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex, Sophie Chandauka, and Richard Miller during the Royal Salute Polo Challenge, to benefit Sentebale, in Wellington, Florida, on April 12, 2024. | Source: Getty Images

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Aside from this drama, Meghan and Prince Harry’s public display of affection for each other has online users swooning. When Meghan went to present the trophy to Prince Harry, the two sealed the Duke of Sussex’s win with a passionate kiss.

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A fan gushed, “Love these two! They genuinely seem happy! Love her dress too!” Another fan expressed their admiration for Meghan and Harry, “She’s gorgeous. No wonder he fell in love with her.” However, a fan not captivated by the kiss jotted, “Looks like those film kisses 😚🤣.”

Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex presents the trophy to Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex after his team wins, in the Royal Salute Polo Challenge, to benefit Sentebale, in Wellington, Florida, on April 12, 2024. | Source: Getty Images

Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex presents the trophy to Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex after his team wins, in the Royal Salute Polo Challenge, to benefit Sentebale, in Wellington, Florida, on April 12, 2024. | Source: Getty Images

Meghan and Prince Harry’s recent outing was definitely eventful. However, its aim was for a serious issue as the funds raised will be used to cover the needs of children and young people living in Lesotho, who are affected by poverty, inequality, and HIV/AIDS.

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Prince Harry and Prince Seeiso of Lesotho co-founded Sentebale to help the southern African nation. Sentebale, derived from the Sesotho language of Lesotho, translates to “forget-me-not” and symbolizes a commitment to supporting and remembering vulnerable children in need.

Prince Harry and Prince Seeiso at the opening of Sentebale's Mamohato Children's Centre in Maseru, Lesotho on November 26, 2015 | Source: Getty Images

Prince Harry and Prince Seeiso at the opening of Sentebale’s Mamohato Children’s Centre in Maseru, Lesotho on November 26, 2015 | Source: Getty Images

Prince Harry and Meghan continue to advocate for social causes through their work even after stepping away from their royal duties as part of the Royal Family. The two have supported each other in their separate causes as seen in how Meghan was by her husband’s side during the recent annual Polo Cup.

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