Prince Harry and Meghan have made a £100,000 donation to a female education charity to mark their birthdays.
Camfed, Campaign for female education, is an international non-governmental, non-profit organisation with a mission to eradicate poverty in Africa through the education of girls and the empowerment of young women.
Following Harry and Meghan's recent birthdays – the duke turned 36 on September 15, while Meghan was 39 on August 4 – a group of their dedicated fans, who call themselves the Sussex Squad, made donations to the charity to honour the royal couple.
In response, the duke and duchess said they would match the donations given by their supporters the Sussex Squad, pledging £100,795 to the charity.
In a message from Harry and Meghan to Camfed, which the organisation posted on their Instagram, the royal couple had said: "No better way to celebrate what really matters. Thank you to everyone whp donated."
The organisation added the caption: "Just in, a message from The Duke & Duchess of Sussex, who are matching your truly INSPIRING actions by making a $130,000 gift to CAMFED."
On the Camfed website, it reads: "Thank you for supporting this fundraiser for higher education scholarships, initiated by the #SussexSquad in honour of The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
"One of the great things about being fans of Harry and Meghan is never being at a loss for inspiration to celebrate them in purposeful and meaningful ways."
The fundraiser has made £200,000, with Camfed stating: "That's enough to support 113 young African women through a whole year of technical and vocational training."
Harry and Meghan met with CAMFED Association leaders in Malawi last year.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge wished Harry a Happy Birthday yesterday with a throwback photo of the trio having fun while advocating their mental health charity Heads Together on Instagram.
Along with a birthday cake emoji and red balloon, William and Kate's message read: "Wishing a very happy birthday to Prince Harry today!"
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