Selfless Snaps: Victoria Beckham Takes Amazing Trip To Fight HIV In Africa

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As a Spice Girl, Victoria Beckham has been around the world and back again, but a recent trip to South Africa was especially moving and eye-opening for her. She was there to support the org Born Free, which works to stop the mother-to-baby transmission of HIV.

Victoria shared this image of her spending time with Nelson Mandela’s grandsons:

And she shared this image of her cheering up an ill girl in South Africa:

“Here is beautiful little Esmonic Marima,” she wrote about the girl in the picture. It’s all part of her diary of the trip, which you ought to check out! “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!”

While acknowledging she saw a lot of upsetting things, Posh also saw things that she found very inspiring. She spent some time with Dr. Mitchell Besser, founder of the org Mothers2Mothers, which works to end HIV/AIDS, too. It’s a small world: Dr. Besser is married to Annie Lennox of the Eurythmics.

“I realized how truly blessed I am for the health of my own children,” Victoria wrote. “I hope by becoming an informed advocate for the cause, that the eradication of mother-to-infant HIV is just around the corner.”

And as the queen of style, she’s already behind a way to use clothing to raise money for Born Free:

Check it out, ’cause it goes to a great cause!

Photo: (Vogue)

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