Prince Harry honoured his mother Princess Diana and his nanny Olga Powell by naming rooms in his children’s centre for his Sentebale charity. The prince has named the dining hall at his centre for AIDS orphans as the Diana, Princess of Wales Hall. The Prince Harry-designed welcome centre is named after Olga, who cared for Harry and William for 15 years through their parents’ divorce and the death of their mother.

The Mamohato Children’s Centre in Lesotho was inaugurated on Thursday. The dining hall of the centre provides sweeping views of the Thaba Bosiu plateau. It fondly remembers Olga with a plaque which reads: “The Welcome Centre: In loving memory of Olga Powell,” Telegraph UK reports.

Harry also gave an emotional speech about children living in extreme poverty. He said that his experiences in Lesotho had inspired him to launch Sentebale along with his friend Prince Seeiso, in memory of their late mothers. The charity has been working for vulnerable children for the past 10 years.

The 31-year-old British royal met Mutsu Potsane, a 14-year-old who first met the prince when he was just four, Hello reports. The pair has met on many of Harry’s visits to Lesotho, and was reunited on Thursday afternoon at the opening of the residential children’s centre.

Harry opened the 96-bed centre, which will host camps for children struggling to overcome their HIV/Aids diagnosis. People who have supported the prince’s charity include Sir Elton John and husband David Furnish and their sons Zachary and Elijah and close friends Harry Tom Inskip and Adam Bidwell.

Sentebale CEO Cathy Ferrier said how Harry was keen to honour both his mother and former nanny with the centre. “The centre is named after Seeiso’s mother but we felt it was right to acknowledge Harry’s mother as well so we decided that the dining hall was the appropriate place, it’s the place where all the children will gather three times a day and do plays and drama as well so it felt like the right kind of place,” she said.

Harry is on a week-long official visit to Lesotho and South Africa.

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