While in Washington, Prince Harry visited the US Senate to tour HALO’s photographic exhibition and meet with US senators.
Prince Harry is Patron of HALO’s 25th Anniversary Appeal. He was accompanied by Guy Willoughby from the Trust and US Senator John McCain.
(Photos - Top: Prince Harry views HALO’s photographic exhibition at the US Capitol. Bottom: Prince Harry visits HALO Mozambique via the HALO Trust on Flickr)
Demining Herat: Making land safe in Afghanistan’s ‘bread basket’. How UK aid and the HALO Trust are helping farmers grow again.
In the west of Herat province in western Afghanistan, just a few miles from the border with Iran, what looks like a desert is being transformed into fertile, arable fields. A brand new tractor appears to be busily at work, ploughing a vast tract of land.
But as you get closer, you realise that this is no ordinary tractor; it’s armoured, and it’s not ploughing. It’s actually digging up landmines…