Prince Philip was a royal patron of the charity Plan International, the global children’s charity supporting girls and boys growing up in impoverished countries.
How many charities the Duke of Edinburgh worked for?
The duke was patron, president or member of over 750 charities, which ran the gamut from culture to science, medicine, sport, conservation and technology.
Is the Duke of Edinburgh Award worth it?
Completing your DofE Award is a great attainment, with a self-satisfying “I did it!” Although the award requires a lot of effort, time and dedication, it’s well worth it.
What is the age limit for the Duke of Edinburgh Award?
The DofE is many things to many people, supporting generations to successfully navigate adult life. 14-24 year-olds can do a DofE programme at one of three progressive levels which, when successfully completed, leads to a Bronze, Silver or Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.