While Prince Charles was paying respects at a World War Two memorial, the Duchess of Cornwall lent a hand serving food to the children at The Lighthouse Children’s Welfare Centre.
Eager to get in on the action, the Duchess sliced up papaya and passed out chicken curry to the orphans who the centre helps.
Suzanne Mooney, the Chairwoman and Founder of the centre met Camilla upon arrival and gave her a tour of the food that is sent in by the Lost Food van. The project delivers “surplus food to charities in Malaysia.”
She spoke with the volunteers of the centre as well as the “gorgeous” children who were busy working on some crafts.
Upon serving the food to the anxious youth, the Duchess exclaimed: “This looks and smells delicious, I think we should stay for lunch.”
Not shying away from the hard work, Camilla ended up with curry all over her hand “Unfortunately I can’t wipe them on myself today!” But according to The Daily Mail, the centre had a quick solution- a tea towel printed with ‘HRH The Duchess of Cornwall.”
The Duchess was gifted with two particular items before leaving. One a pink beaded bracelet made by the four-year-old granddaughter of the centre’s founder which Camilla quickly put on.
Secondly, a peacock portrait created by a mosaic on each children’s fingerprint. The back read: “Your Royal Highness. This painting was specially done for you and His Royal Highness Prince Charles . We used our thumbprints to do this painting. We put in a lot of colours and also a lot of love for you. Hope you like it!! With all our love from the Lighthouse family.”
The Duchess of Cornwall seemed touched by the portrait, saying: “That is just so beautiful she said, thank you so very much.”