The Duchess of Cambridge has done something she’s never done before – and royal fans are in their element! On Sunday morning, Kate made her very first Instagram post via the Kensington Royal account, where she chose a series of photos from her and Prince William’s secret trip to children’s orphanage during their recent tour of Pakistan.
The doting mum opened up about the SOS Village in Lahore has been helping vulnerable young children thrive through a family environment.
To illustrate her message, Kate chose photos including one of William hugging two little boys and one of her shaking a little girl’s hand while bending down to her level, along with a picture of Kate laughing while chatting to a group of children, and one of her mind-action during a game of cricket.
Kate’s message read: ‘The community at the SOS Village is built around family – and the best possible family you could imagine – where everyone comes together to nurture, love and protect the children in their care. These vulnerable children, many who have come through traumatic circumstance, are nurtured in this caring environment and are able to form quality relationships that they so desperately need to thrive. – Catherine”.
William and Kate had initially visited the SOS Village on Thursday as it had been part of their tour programme. However, when their plane had to make an emergency land on Thursday evening, it meant that the royals found themselves in Lahore for another night. Instead of waiting for their plane inside their hotel on the Friday morning, William and Kate decided to pay a second visit to the orphanage.
Photos of their time there were only released on Sunday, but illustrated just how much fun they were having. During their time there, the royal couple took part in a cricket match with the children, as well as doing arts and crafts. William was even given a handmade bracelet by one of the children, which he was seen wearing for the rest of the day.